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A Guide to Children’s Foot Care

Children's feet

It’s important to pay attention to your child’s feet to help keep them fit and healthy. In this guide, we look at the problems that may arise in children’s feet and the symptoms to look out for. We also offer some tips to consider when buying children’s shoes and the importance of a foot health […]

Christmas Foot care tips

The cold and dry air can cause your skin to become dry and cracked, which can be uncomfortable and even painful

5 top tips for keeping feet warm in winter

warm footwear

As the weather gets colder, it’s important to keep our feet warm and comfortable. Here are five top tips for keeping your feet warm in the winter: Winter weather can be harsh on our feet, leaving them cold and uncomfortable. So following the above advice will help keep them warm and toasty during the cold […]

Why could wearing high heels be a problem?

High heels can cause several problems, read on .. High heels are a popular fashion item, but they can also cause a number of negative problems. For one, wearing high heels on a regular basis can lead to foot pain and discomfort. The unnatural positioning of the foot in high heels can cause a number […]

Dementia and the Importance of Foot-care

DON´T FORGET ME Why is good foot-care so important for people with dementia? People with dementia can be prone to a loss of elasticity, sensitivity and padding in their feet. They can also suffer with collapsed arches and poor blood circulation. In addition to all this, dementia can cause unsteadiness, which in turn can lead […]

Why are my feet so sweaty?

Sweaty feet can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. However, you don’t have to just put up with it…. read on to see how we can help Why do feet sweat so much? There are more sweat glands in our feet than anywhere else in the body. Sweat glands in the feet are also particularly active. They […]

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 […]