Fungal Skin and Nails

Fungal Skin and Nails

Fungal infections of the foot are incredibly common but not always obvious.  Read on to find out more… Anyone can get Athletes Foot, it’s a very common fungal infection of the foot. It is contagious and is usually caught in communal areas, spreading from person...
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...
Reflexology

Reflexology

We are delighted to welcome Sue Berry to our team at The Foot Room.  She is a qualified reflexologist and will be offering reflexology clinics on a Tuesday evening.  I had a trial session last week and it was amazing! For those who don’t already know, Reflexology is a...
The Foot Room Experience

The Foot Room Experience

Are you thinking you’d like to see a Podiatrist (Chiropodist) but are unsure about the experience? This month we interviewed one of our customers to find out what Podiatry treatment means to them. What made you book your first appointment? The realisation that I...

Your feet are amazing

“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art”  Leonardo da Vinci Since taking our very first steps, we rely on our feet every day for so much. But how much do you know about them? Each foot is made up of 100 moveable parts, including 26 bones and...