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Well Heeled Diabetic Socks

Read about this fantastic new product which is launching soon…

Verruca

What is Verruca Needling?

Many patients go to Podiatrists because they have verrucae and have tried over the counter treatments but these have been unsuccessful. Some verrucae are extremely stubborn and sometimes will not go away on their own or with first line treatment options.  Verruca needling sounds a bit scary, but it really isn’t. It is a procedure […]

Why Podiatrists never stop training…

CPD or Continuing Professional Development is a big part of many professional careers. It is the process of keeping up to date with techniques, practices and research relating to a profession. We discuss the importance of CPD in podiatry and why podiatrists never stop training and make sure you receive the best care that we […]

Podiatrists sharing their knowledge

PodiPedia’s goal is to help the public understand what Podiatrists do and how we can help you.  Our mission is to educate, and we are not alone, because loads of other Podiatrists share our ambition. We spoke with Podiatrist Steph Owen at her Worcester clinic, SO Podiatry, and learned a few things about how she […]

How To Treat Fungal Toe Nails

What treatment options are available for fungal toe nail infections? Guest post by Podiatrist, Jonathan Small.

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) for Plantar Fasciitis

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT is an increasingly common, evidence based tool used in the management of plantar fasciitis.  ESWT works by passing shock waves through the body, targeting the desired tissues, in this case, the plantar fascia (usually where it inserts into the heel). Extracorporeal just means outside of the body, so this […]

Calcaneal fracture

Exercises for heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

If you have been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis, you may find a benefit from some simple exercises that you can try at home.  This is in addition to:  Resting and avoiding aggravating activities (generally prolonged standing and walking).  Avoiding footwear that makes it worse (generally try and wear more supportive and cushioned footwear, like running […]

Running, Rhythm and Reforestation

Music for running…

Read about running and why music can be useful, and discover The House Of Marley…

How to treat callus (hard skin)

Here are some tips on keeping hard skin on your feet under control Most people get little patches of callus that build up on their feet, often around the balls of the feet, toes and heels.   These can benefit from a bit of maintenance to prevent cracking or splitting and pain,   If you [...]

How to cut normal toenails

Caring for your toe nails

Top toe nail tips for summer ready feet... Summer is coming... We've put together the following tips to help you keep your feet and nails in great condition... 1) Keep them at a length no longer than the tip of your toe. If they get too long they can snag or break which can damage [...]

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