Banish that Ingrowing Toenail!

Banish that Ingrowing Toenail!

Ingrowing toenails are caused when a spike or corner of the nail pierces the surrounding skin. As the nail grows it pushes deeper causing pain and infection. Antibiotics will help the infection but only taking away the offending piece of nail will provide the cure....
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...
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...
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...