Bunions – How to help yourself

Bunions – How to help yourself

Bunions, not a great name but many of us have various stages of their development.  Many people believe these occur when we wear inappropriate footwear or are hereditary. Both these opinions are correct, to a certain degree but not always the sole cause. Feet can...
What is the difference between a Podiatrist and a Chiropodist?

What is the difference between a Podiatrist and a Chiropodist?

In short, there is no difference, they are both medical professionals who specialise in lower limb treatments. Always ensure that your podiatrist is HCPC registered at http://www.hpc-uk.org/check-the-register, a requisite for all UK podiatrists. The difference...
Ingrown Toe Nail – Don’t put up with pain, we can help

Ingrown Toe Nail – Don’t put up with pain, we can help

Ingrowing toe nails can be very painful but you do not need to suffer  Many people will self care as they are sure they can remove a small bit of nail and move on. However on many occasions this is not possible, but we all want a quick solution. Well we have the...
Diabetic Foot Health: Prevention is peace of mind

Diabetic Foot Health: Prevention is peace of mind

Diabetics can be prone to foot complications however they are all preventable. How, well you need to follow some simple advice and get to know your feet. Many diabetic patients of mine are perhaps unaware that it is not just type I diabetics that may develop...