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Summer and Your Foot Health

As the summer sun arrives and beckons us to shed our shoes and embrace the freedom of sandals, beach trips, and outdoor activities. We often find that this season can also bring a host of foot-related issues, so it is essential we pay extra attention to the health of our feet. During summer, the combination […]

Podiatry Biomechanics and the Role of Orthotic Inserts for Flat Feet and High Arches

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Proper foot biomechanics play a vital role in maintaining optimal foot function and preventing various foot conditions. Flat feet and high arches are two common foot conditions that can lead to discomfort and potential complications. In this blog, we will explore the concept of podiatry biomechanics, understand the impact of flat feet and high arches […]

Why you should get your feet checked regularly

Randell’s Footcare is a renowned clinic with seven strategically located branches serving the northern region of Norfolk County and Norwich city itself. The 2021 census by the Office for National Statistics revealed a significant 17.8% surge in individuals aged 65 and above. This demographic shift underscores the increasing demand for specialised foot care services, making […]

LCN Nail Reconstruction – What is it and am I suitable?

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With the sun finally starting to appear and the summer season fast approaching you are probably thinking about putting those big boots away and getting the sandals out? However if you have damaged or partially missing nails you might be apprehensive about having your feet out in public? Let us restore your confidence this summer […]

Skin Cancer: What you should be looking for

May marks Skin Cancer Awareness Month – probably as we hope the sun starts to shine more! In this blog we will share more information on skin cancer and what you should be looking out for. Skin cancer is an amazingly common thing, approximately 1 in 2 people will develop a basal cell carcinoma. Luckily […]

Understanding Bunions: Symptoms and Treatment Options for Toe Deformity Relief

Bunions are a common foot condition characterised by a bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe. They can cause pain, discomfort, and changes in foot appearance. In this blog, we will delve into the symptoms of bunions and explore various treatment options available to alleviate pain, slow progression, and improve foot […]

A Guide to Diabetic Foot Issues

What is Diabetes? Known in full as diabetes mellitus, it represents a group of disorders that are related to an abnormal increase in blood sugar level. This is due to the decreased availability of insulin or the decreased sensitivity to insulin. How can Diabetes affect the feet? The abnormal increase in blood sugar affects three […]

Should I see a Physiotherapist or a Podiatrist?

Foot pain affects 1 in 5 people. Whether you are hobbling around in the morning because of heel pain, plantar fasciitis, have sharp pains in your feet or just generalised aching and pain of your feet or legs, both podiatrists and physiotherapists are dedicated to helping you feel and perform your best. But who is […]

Why Exercise Helps Your Mental Health

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You might have heard people say how exercise is good for not just your physical health but also your mental health and wellbeing too. But why is this and how can you incorporate exercise into your everyday life? Exercise assists in lowering anxiety and depression: Exercise helps with the release of neurotransmitters and endorphins in […]