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Foot pain, ankle pain, heel pain or leg pain - it's frustrating not being able to do your favourite exercise. We can help with the cause of the pain to get you back on your feet and doing what you love.
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.
Whether it's cracked heels, verrucas, hard skin or nail problems, give your feet the care they need. Book an appointment now for treatment or advice with a foot massage and free foot care pack.
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What is Athlete’s Foot? Athlete’s foot is caused by a micro-fungus which infects the skin. The skin can become itchy, red and sore or white soggy and cracked in between the toes. It can spread to the nails, causing a fungal nail infection which can be very hard to treat. I’m no athlete! How did…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
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 such…Read more
What is the most common sports injury? Ankle sprain, shin splints, knee pain? Nope none of those. The humble blister is by far the most common foot injury sustained by athletes involved in impact sports, in particular endurance sports such as running and hiking. At best they are irritating, at worst they can be show…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
Too much too soon ? As athletes we all want to improve our performance and shave those vital seconds or even minutes off our ‘PBs’ (Personal Best)! The way to do this is to increase the intensity and frequency of training, and many amateur athletes believe that the harder and more often you train, the…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
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
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…Read more