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Are you recovering from a sports injury? Our Sports Podiatry service can help with stress fractures, shin splints, ankle sprains, calf strains, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendon problems and more.
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Stress fractures Stress fractures occur when there is a small hairline crack in the bone, usually in the lower limb. Common sites are the foot and lower leg. Unlike common fractures, which are caused by a sudden impact, stress fractures are caused by overuse and are therefore most common in athletes doing impact sports…Read more
Verruca needling, also known as ‘Falknor’s Needling Technique,’ is an innovative and highly effective treatment for stubborn verrucas which just will not go away. Common verruca treatments, such as cryotherapy (freezing), or chemical caustics such as Salicylic Acid work by creating a themal or chemical burn in and around the verruca. This aims to resolve the verruca…Read more
A normal thickening of the skin of the foot in response to pressure. If painful they can be removed painlessly with a sharp scalpel. If persistent they can be offloaded with an orthotic insole in the shoe to reduce pressure on that part of the foot. Click here to learn more about how orthotics can…Read more
This little piggy? We don’t pay much attention to our toes, unless its playing ‘this little piggy’ games with the kids, or if they make contact with a piece of furniture in the dark! However, our toes play an important role in stabilising our foot against the ground, contributing to a stable base of support…Read more
In certain circumstances, despite conservative treatment, some toe nails may need to be removed to prevent the condition worsening. Partial or total removal of the nail under local anaesthetic is a highly successful technique which has been used by Podiatrists for many years to treat all different types of painful nail conditions – from nails which…Read more
Gait analysis is literally watching you walk! The aim is to check movement patterns which may be contributing to injury or pain. This may be as simple as watching you walk up and down in the corridor using the Mk 1 Eyeball, right up to more complex assessments using a treadmill with multiple cameras to…Read more
Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common painful conditions that I treat on a regular basis in my clinics. I have lost count over the years of how many of these cases have come limping through my door! What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is a repetitive strain injury to the thick band of…Read more
My shins hurt when I run. Have I got shin splints? Shin splints, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, is a general term to describe pain at the front of the lower leg, generally in the shin bone when running. It can also be experienced when walking quickly. What causes it? Stress…Read more
The Problem – Fungal Toe Nails Fungal infection of the toe nails is a common complaint affecting 30% of the population. Once established on the nail bed, it distorts the shape of the nail, causing it to become discoloured and thickened. It is very resistant to treatments as topical anti-fungal treatments applied on to the nail simply…Read more