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Following on from yesterday and continuing the theme of National Diabetes awareness week, today we discuss how we assess the diabetic foot. As indicated in our last article a side effect of diabetes can be loss of feeling in the feet ( peripheral neuropathy) or poor blood flow (peripheral vascular disease) […]

National Diabetes week Blog 2



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Working Feet Wearing your killer heels to the office everyday may be super stylish. Squeezing your feet into uncomfortable or ill-fitting shoes might mean not having to buy new ones, but it can be murder for your feet. Wearing the wrong type of shoes for long periods can cause a […]

FEET FOR LIFE — Working feet



As we get older, it is important to implement good foot care to stay active. From around 55, feet can naturally develop problems due to years of daily wear and tear, and because skin loses its elasticity and starts to become thin.   A good foot care regime will improve […]

FEET FOR LIFE — OLDER FEET


School Children: When children begin school, inspect their shoes for any unusual wear. See a podiatrist if there is concern, as there may be a problem with your child’s feet or their posture in general. Have your child’s feet measured for length and width when buying footwear, and check socks […]

FEET FOR LIFE — CHILDREN & TEENAGERS


For babies & children, it is important to take extra care with foot health to avoid problems and deformities in later life. In the UK according to the College of Podiatry it is estimated that around 4 million children wear ill-fitting footwear.   Babies and Toddlers : Once a child can […]

FEET FOR LIFE — BABIES & TODDLERS



June is “feet for life” month so the theme of our blogs will be about trying to care for your feet. On average we estimate that we take approx. 5000 steps a day.  If we live until we are 80 that is just under 150 million steps. So it is […]

FEET FOR LIFE


This is a campaign that is being driven by GPs in West Hampshire to get people walking and it is one worth talking about! If you have been to see me before at the clinic, you’ll often hear me say ‘movement is key’ or ‘motion is lotion!’ Walking is an […]

GET HAMPSHIRE WALKING


This month We are raising awareness of prostate cancer. It is important to talk about these serious topics because it could be potentially lifesaving… Key facts: The prostate is a small gland that is beneath the bladder and only exists in men. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in […]

PROSTATE AWARENESS MONTH



On Saturday Hilary attended a Swift Microwave best practice conference with a number of other podiatrists who also have the new microwave treatment for verruca. Results are looking very exciting with everyone comparing photos of the verrucae they had eliminated. No acid, no freezing, no needles, no dressings, no anaesthetic […]

REVOLUTIONARY VERRUCA TREATMENT!