COMMON PROBLEMS

HEEL PAIN

Heel pain is often caused by Plantar fasciitis which is an overuse condition of the ligament running along the sole of the foot.

WARTS

Plantar warts, or Papillomas as they are sometimes known are the dermatological effect of the HumanPapilloma Virus (HPV).

FUNGAL NAILS

Fungal nails are a common condition, characterised by discolouration and thickening of the nails.

INGROWN NAILS

Ingrown toe nails are extremely painful. The corner of the nail digs into the side of the toe cutting into the skin, often becoming bacterially infected.

KIDS HEEL PAIN

Sever’s Disease is a condition of growth, where the rapidly growing bones of the lower leg  pull on the muscles  and tendons ) along the back of the leg.

DIABETES

One of the most common complications of Diabetes is foot disease. It is therefore crucial people with Diabetes have regular  foot check ups

CORNS & CALLOUS

Corns and callous are the result of excess pressure, not infection and are easily treated in the clinic. 

GAIT ASSESSMENT

If you are in pain, having someone look at your standing and walking posture can shed light on the true problems. And they are not always at the site of your pain

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