June 26, 2018 1:27 pm
A hammer toe is caused by a deformity in the joints around the toes, leading the toes to bend so that they are crooked, resembling the shape of a hammer. This can put a great deal of pressure on the joints and bones around the problem area, and hammertoes are likely to become progressively worse... View Article
June 19, 2018 12:34 pm
Running is a popular way to keep fit, reducing stress levels and raising endorphins in the body. Running is also an inexpensive way to exercise, requiring only a good pair of shoes and some comfortable clothing. However, foot injuries are common amongst runners, and it’s important to protect your feet to prevent damage to them.
June 15, 2018 12:19 pm
As we grow older, we are often very aware of changes in our skin and our bodies, but many people do not realise that changes take place in the feet as well. Your feet are vital to your general health, since they play such an important role in keeping fit and active, and looking after... View Article
May 21, 2018 9:01 am
If you have injured your plantar fascia, you will be advised to rest for a period of time to allow the area to heal. You may also find that ice applications help to reduce pain and swelling. Specific exercises can be useful in rehabilitating the foot after this type of injury, and you may be... View Article
May 15, 2018 2:34 pm
Custom arch support insoles are an excellent solution to the problem of foot pain, and can alleviate back, leg and knee pain as well as problems with the bones and muscles of the feet themselves.
May 10, 2018 2:56 pm
Corns and calluses commonly occur on the feet as a result of excess pressure or friction, and are characterised by hard, thickened skin that can become inflamed.