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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 […]

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 […]

The Podiatry Assistant’s Role explained

Podiatry Assistants – Who are they and what do they do? The assistant practitioner is the Podiatry support worker often referred to as a Podiatry assistant or a Foot Care Assistant. The title and main responsibilities of the role are determined by the employing Podiatrist in private practice. While the scope of their role is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding Foot Pain: Common Causes and When to Consult a Podiatrist

Foot pain can significantly impact your mobility and quality of life. It can arise from various causes, ranging from injuries and overuse to underlying medical conditions. Here we will explore common causes of foot pain and discuss when it is necessary to seek professional care from a podiatrist. Plantar Fasciitis:  Plantar fasciitis is a common […]

Conquering Toenail Fungus: Treatment Options and When to Seek Podiatric Care

Toenail fungus, medically known as onychomycosis, is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can cause thickened, discoloured, and brittle nails, leading to discomfort and self-consciousness. In this blog, we will explore various treatment options for toenail fungus and discuss when it is essential to seek professional care from a podiatrist. Over-the-Counter […]