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Understanding Verrucae: Causes, Identification, and Treatment

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Verrucae, commonly known as plantar warts, are warts that typically appear on the soles of the feet. Affecting around 10% of the population, verrucae are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and spread through direct contact. In this blog we will help you gain a better understanding of there causes, how to identify them […]

Biomechanics: The benefits of walking comfortably

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Understanding the intricacies of biomechanics is fundamental to ensuring optimal foot function and overall comfort. Biomechanics encompasses the study of how the body moves, particularly focusing on the mechanics of movement concerning muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments, especially in the context of the feet and lower limbs with the aim of improving performance, reducing risk […]

Ingrown Toenails: How to prevent them and when to seek treatment

Ingrown toenails can be painful and uncomfortable, causing redness, swelling, and even infection. Understanding how to prevent and treat ingrown toenails is essential for maintaining healthy feet. In this blog, we will explore practical tips for preventing ingrown toenails, discuss home remedies for early-stage treatment, and highlight when it’s necessary to seek professional care from […]

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 […]

Randell’s Footcare 2023 Wrap Up

As we wrap up 2023, we want to share a quick snapshot of the year’s highlights at Randell’s Footcare. This year has been about tangible achievements and progress in our commitment to providing the best level of podiatric care. We’ve hit some impressive milestones, introduced our core values throughout our clinics, recruited new staff and […]

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 […]

Understanding Plantar Fasciitis: Causes and Treatment Options for Foot Pain Relief

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes foot pain, particularly in the heel and arch area. It can significantly affect an individual’s mobility and quality of life. In this blog, we will explore the causes of plantar fasciitis and discuss various treatment options available to alleviate the pain and promote healing. Causes of Plantar […]

Nail Reconstruction: how it can benefit you

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Self-confidence plays a pivotal role in the proper care of our feet. The feet are an often-overlooked yet vital part of our body, serving as the foundation for our mobility and overall well-being. Self-confidence means being proactive and attentive to the needs of your feet, from maintaining good hygiene to choosing appropriate footwear and seeking […]

The Importance of Podiatry Care: 4 Reasons to visit a Podiatrist for Optimal Foot Health 

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Our feet play a crucial role in our daily lives, providing us with mobility and allowing us to engage in various activities. However, foot problems can arise, affecting our overall well-being and quality of life. That’s where podiatrists come in. Podiatry is a specialized field of medicine focused on diagnosing, treating, and preventing conditions related […]