Sport & Exercise

Sport & Exercise

Sports and Feet

High impact sports such as basketball, soccer, running, football, cricket and really any sport that involves using your feet can lead to injuries that will require specialist treatment. It is easy to injure your feet while Continue reading

Prescription Orthoses

Prescription Orthoses

What are foot orthoses?

Foot orthoses are shoe inserts designed to support, align or improve the function of the foot. They are commonly referred to as ‘orthotics’ and fit comfortably inside your shoes.

There are many different types of orthoses. Continue reading

Heel Pain.

Heel Pain.

Heel pain is one of the most common conditions treated by podiatrists. It is often a message from the body that something is in need of medical attention. Pain that occurs right after an injury or early in an illness Continue reading

Development of Children’s Feet

Development of Children’s Feet

Children’s feet differ from those of adults, as they are not yet fully formed. At 6 months of age the foot is still mostly cartilage, in fact the last bone doesn’t begin until children are about 3 years old. By Continue reading

Knee osteoarthritis  & footwear

Knee osteoarthritis & footwear

What is knee osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition characterised by joint deterioration. It affects nearly 1 in 4 adults worldwide, and the knee is one of the most common affected joints.

Symptoms generally include pain and stiffness of the Continue reading

Ugly toenails?

Ugly toenails?

Nail fungus (onychomycosis) is the most common disease of the toenails. It affects a large proportion of the general population, causing discomfort and unsightly nails.

Most at risk are the elderly, diabetics, people with poor circulation, those wearing occlusive footwear, Continue reading