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Covid 19 update 24 March 2020

Covid 19 update 24 March 2020

Dear Patient, We hope you, your family and friends remain safe and well. As the Covid-19 situation has evolved and following the recommendation of our government, we have decided to close temporarily all our sites to help with the national effort and to protect the...

Covid 19 update 22 March 2020

Dear Patient, We hope you, your family and friends remain safe and well. Thank you very much for taking the time to read this message as I imagine, you have recently received so many about the coronavirus Covid-19 impact. As the situation evolves daily, we are trying...

How Safe Is Your Nail Salon?

How Safe Is Your Nail Salon?

A professional manicure or pedicure is always a lovely treat. Done well and it’s a relaxing indulgence and you look great afterwards! However, choosing the right nail salon shouldn’t be left to chance. Get it wrong and the consequences can be very unhealthy indeed....

Can Cancer Affect Your Feet?

Can Cancer Affect Your Feet?

We don’t often associate cancer with our feet, and this isn’t the most common area where it can develop. This doesn’t mean we should be complacent though, as it is possible for cancer to manifest in our feet or toes.   It’s wise not to ignore any changes in our...

Troublesome Toes? Here’s What You Need to Know

Troublesome Toes? Here’s What You Need to Know

The state of your toes can teach you all sorts of things about the rest of your body. Pain or discomfort in your toes can be indications of problems elsewhere. Many of these will be minor issues that are easy to resolve. However, some conditions can be more serious,...

How to Live With Raynaud’s Disease

How to Live With Raynaud’s Disease

Raynaud’s disease affects around 10 million people in the UK. Most commonly, it manifests in the feet and hands but it can occur elsewhere in the body. Generally, it’s uncomfortable but something you can live with. However, it can be a symptom for more serious,...

On Your Feet All Day? Here’s How to Make It Bearable

On Your Feet All Day? Here’s How to Make It Bearable

Does your job involve standing all day? If so you’ll know just how tough this is on your feet and legs. It’s tiring, uncomfortable and painful. You may not have a choice because of your job, but happily there are ways of making constant standing a lot more bearable....

Bad Back? Check Your Shoes

Bad Back? Check Your Shoes

Wearing the wrong shoes makes your feet hurt. This may be obvious, but it’s too easy to get carried away when we spot something tasty in the shoe shop. Big mistake. Your entire body rests on your feet, so the issues can go a lot further than blisters or corns. Poor...

Make Time for Ankle Strengthening Exercises

Make Time for Ankle Strengthening Exercises

Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries to lower limbs endured by the general public. At this time of year, our wet and icy conditions often turn surfaces we normally take little notice of into a peril. Icy pavements, shop floors made wet from hoards of soggy...

How to Stay on Your Feet This Winter

How to Stay on Your Feet This Winter

With the colder weather already upon us, it’s time to start preparing our feet for the winter months ahead. While staying warm and comfortable is important, reducing the risk of slips and falls in the icy conditions is critical to keeping active and healthy throughout...

Should You Be Wearing Compressions Socks?

Should You Be Wearing Compressions Socks?

Poor circulation can be a painful problem to live with. In many instances, compression socks may be advised to help you deal with the discomfort it brings. Compression socks are widely regarded as an aid on long-distance flights to help maintain healthy blood flow to...