What’s a Bunion and Have I Got One?

What’s a Bunion and Have I Got One?

This is a question we get asked a lot. Are they caused by pointed shoes? What can I do about them? Well, the question about bunions is a big one, because the public tends to understand different things by the word itself.  Some people use the word to describe a bump...
7 Ways to Love your Feet

7 Ways to Love your Feet

Winter can be a tough time for your feet and, being so far away, they are often forgotten. Read on for 7 ways to be kind to your feet and find that walking on air feeling again. 1 – Treat your feet to a relaxing, moisturising massage. Creams with over 10% urea...
What is a Corn?

What is a Corn?

We often get asked what a corn is, why you get them and what can you do to get rid of them. So here goes, here are all the answers! The skin responds to the forces that are put through it in a very clever way. Areas of skin that get more pressure or rubbing develop...
My Foot Hurts…

My Foot Hurts…

As Podiatrists, this is often the beginning of a period of detective work to reach a diagnosis. Once we know the cause of the pain or discomfort, we can work out what we need to do to make it better. Our 3 year training to degree level teaches us to take a history of...