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Elderly foot-care is so important

Throughout our lifetime we will probably walk enough steps to take us four times around the world!   When you think that with each step we take, our foot will carry our entire body weight, then it is not surprising that our feet require a little attention, especially as we become elderly. One of the main […]

Why are my feet so sensitive?

People often ask about the causes and treatments for sensitive feet. Their symptoms can vary greatly; some might only experience a mild tingling, others extremely ticklish, sensitive feet or a constant burning feeling, maybe it’s a sharp pain that is worse at night or an extreme sensitivity to touch, making the weight of a sheet […]

The Importance of foot care in diabetes

The Importance of foot care in diabetes

High blood glucose levels over a long period of time in diabetes can cause damage to the nerve and blood supply to your feet. There are often early signs of damage, which can be picked up if you know what to look for.

Morton’s Neuroma … A pain in the foot.

A neuroma is the swelling of a nerve due to trauma or compression. The most common site for neuroma is the ball of the foot and is usually caused by stress and abnormal movement of the long bones behind the toes, (the metatarsal bones). A puncture wound or laceration that injures one of the nerves […]