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The Link between Obesity and Foot Problems

The Link between Obesity and Foot Problems

Obesity is defined by the World Health Organisation as ‘excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health’, and the problem is far more common than you might expect. The UK (where cheap, high-calorie food and drink is readily available and sedentary,...

How to Relieve the Pain Caused by Hammer Toes

How to Relieve the Pain Caused by Hammer Toes

Instead of lying straight and flat like healthy toes, a hammer toe (sometimes written as hammertoe) is shaped like an upturned ‘v’ due to its middle joint being abnormally bent. Because the tip of the toe points downwards at an unnatural angle, it may develop a stubby...

Welcoming All Of Our Patients Back

Welcoming All Of Our Patients Back

Dear Patient, I hope you and your family remain well. Following the successful 1st phase of reopening since the 18th of May, we are happy to hear that according to the government guidelines and the College of Podiatry, we can now enter the 2nd phase. What does this...

Healthy Feet During Lockdown

Healthy Feet During Lockdown

During this uncertain time, it’s particularly important to keep your feet in top condition. No one wants any additional health issues right now, so here are a few simple ways to keep your feet happy and healthy. What to Wear? It’s tempting to stay in slippers or your...

Re-opening

We hope you, your family and friends remain safe and well. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have been so supportive. We are pleased to confirm that our Canary Wharf, Holborn and Moorgate Centres will re-open from Monday the 18th of May...

Do You Suffer From Foot Bursitis?

Do You Suffer From Foot Bursitis?

Bursitis may not be the first condition that springs to mind if your feet are giving you trouble. Possibly you’ve not even heard of it, but it’s more common than you’d think.  We have bursae (plural of bursa) throughout our bodies....

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,...