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