What Can A Podiatrist Do?

Podiatrist Looking At Feet

It’s pretty well known that podiatrists and chiropodists deal with things like corns, verrucas and even bunions, but you may not realise that a podiatrist’s expertise spans much further than these common conditions. In a straightforward sentence, podiatrists are experts in all conditions relating to the lower half of your body. All parts of your…

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What Causes Fungal Nails?

Nail Cutting

Taking your shoes off in public can be embarrassing, especially if you have fungal toenail infections. These infections can cause your nails to become thick, clumpy, and yellow or brown in colour. If you notice any of these changes in your nails, it’s time to seek treatment. Nail fungus is a common problem that can…

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How Do Moisture-wicking Socks Work?

Socks

Do you ever find yourself wondering how those moisture-wicking socks work? They not only keep your feet warm and dry during a long day, but they also help prevent painful blisters, control smelly feet and provide all-day comfort. While it’s common knowledge that moisture-wicking socks keep moisture away from the feet, not many people know…

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Let’s Prevent Blisters

Feet outside

Blisters. Those horrible, water-filled, painful sores appear due to skin damage. For hikers, they can be a nightmare, spoiling the enjoyment of a challenging walk. But a few simple steps can help prevent blisters from appearing in the first place. Read on for some essential tips… Ensure your footwear is a good fit It is…

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Verruca’s And Corns

Feet

Most people would be worried if something unusual started growing on their feet. Even some doctors can’t tell the difference between a verruca and a corn. So how do you know what to do? My advice is to visit a professionally trained, HCPC registered podiatrist as soon as possible for treatment. There are several treatment…

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