The cost of verrucas

Foot warts (verrucae) are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) of which there are more than 100 different types. However there are generally only 4 main types that affect the feet and each one differs in size, pain, and appearance. Public understanding of viruses has come a long way due to Covid-19, including the…

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The differences between Podiatrists, Chiropodists, Foot Health Practitioners / Professionals and others that treat feet in the UK

Our feet are invaluable to us if we want to be able to be active, mobile, and healthy. If they go wrong, then they can seriously affect our quality of life. Those who have suffered from foot-related problems such as plantar fasciitis (heel pain), Achilles tendonitis, neuromas, ingrowing toenails, corns etc. will know how each…

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Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Pain #podshealheels

Jonathan Small Family Podiatrist with a model leg skeleton

Welcome to the last in a series of 3 articles about plantar fasciitis that I hope will help you understand the processes involved in achieving resolution of this often frustrating and sometimes debilitating foot condition. In this article we will look at treating the problem. To keep terminology simple, I will use the label “heel…

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