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Tailor’s Bunion – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tailor’s Bunion – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If you were asked to guess which part of the foot can be affected by a tailor’s bunion (also called a bunionette), you’d probably say the big toe. After all, it’s well known that bunions are a common problem on the inner side of people’s feet. However, tailor’s...

Dry Skin and Foot Problems

Dry Skin and Foot Problems

Your skin is vital to protect your body from external elements. It’s flexible, tough and waterproof, and keeps out dangerous bacteria. It’s your largest organ so you need to keep it in good shape. A variety of factors can affect the condition of your skin and lead to...

Sore Legs? It Could Be Shin Splints

Sore Legs? It Could Be Shin Splints

Shin splints is a painful condition that affects the shin bone (tibia). This is located at the front of your lower leg between the knee and ankle (the condition is officially known as medial tibial stress syndrome). Generally it isn’t serious, but it can cause extreme...

Painful Feet? It Could be Morton’s Neuroma

Painful Feet? It Could be Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a painful, benign swelling commonly found in the foot, although it can occur in a variety of places throughout the body. It’s usually located between the third and fourth toes, though it can pop up elsewhere in the foot. Neuroma leads to pain and...

How to Walk Properly

How to Walk Properly

Walking is remarkably easy to get wrong, even though we all do it every day. If you’re serious about your health this is something you need to get right but it’s very easy to fall into bad habits. These lead to all sorts of painful consequences for our feet, ankles,...

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....