Peripheral neuropathy in feet is when peripheral nerves that travel to your feet are damaged. It is a common problem in people over 55 years of age. In this blog, our podiatrist Clare Rushmer explains the symptoms and causes of peripheral neuropathy as well as how to protect numb feet and treatments for heightened sensitivity […]
Patient Story, Doppler Mrs DW Sheringham This lady came for her regular treatment, she had no health issues except that she was feeling a bit rundown and tired, her usual list of medication had not changed for a while., during treatment I noted that her feet were quite cold, but it was a cold December […]
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 […]
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
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.