Capsulitus   What is Capsulitis?   The joints in our toes are surrounded by a fibrous capsule in turn surrounded by ligaments which protects and stabilises the joint , contains the synovial joint fluid and facilitates smooth movement. Capsulitis is an inflammation of the joint capsule causing pain, instability and loss of movement in the…

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  A top gadget on many Christmas lists this year is a Fitbit. Sitting down to Christmas dinner with one on your wrist certainly helps with the Christmas guilt, but it only works if you use it! The accepted wisdom is that we should all be taking 10,000 steps per day for optimal health and…

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As an essential medical practice, we are exempt from closure during the current Pandemic restrictions and will be open as normal. All scheduled appointments will continue as normal and you are welcome to book an appointment in the usual way if you have any issues with foot or ankle pain. We are confident that the…

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Embarrasing feet? “You won’t have seen feet as bad as mine!” This is a comment I often hear before patients take off their socks and shoes but the truth is, after 20 + years in clinical practice, I probably have and there is little that can shock me these days! People are often very self-conscious…

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  Athlete’s Foot has been with us as long as we have been wearing shoes. Once a rare condition, it increased in the 1900s due to increased participation in sport and travel, hence the name, Athletes Foot. What causes it? Athletes Foot is caused by tiny fungal spores which live on our skin all of…

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