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...
It Wasn’t Plantar Fasciitis

It Wasn’t Plantar Fasciitis

As you may have realised, we are involved with a 3-week national campaign to increase awareness of the Podiatrist’s role in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Last week, I had a patient in my clinic that thought she had plantar...
Is it Plantar Fasciitis?

Is it Plantar Fasciitis?

For the next 3 weeks we will be focussing our efforts in and out the practice to raise awareness of the Podiatrist’s role in the treatment of heel pain, or plantar fasciitis as it often (wrongly) referred to. Given that around 10% of the population will suffer with...