92017Nov

Warm Wax Therapy

Why not upgrade your podiatry treatment & experience a Therapeutic Warm Wax Therapy Treatment? What are the benefits? Paraffin wax heat therapy increases blood flow, tolerance for pain, relaxes muscles and increases hydration in the skin. Intended to moisturise and soften the skin while providing a therapeutic and healing effect to sore and aching joints….

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262017May
Feet for life month – From Birth to Beyond

Feet for life month – From Birth to Beyond

This June is Feet for Life month, the foot health awareness campaign from The College of Podiatry. This years’ theme is” FROM BIRTH TO BEYOND” Foot care is important through all stages of life. For children, it is necessary to take extra care with foot health to avoid problems and deformities in later life, and…

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82014Oct
Preparing Feet over the Winter ready for Spring!

Preparing Feet over the Winter ready for Spring!

Preparing feet for winter During the summer months people tend to expose their feet and wear sandals this can cause the skin on our feet to get very dry and hard especially round the heels. During the winter our skin dries even more so the best thing to keep the feet as healthy as possible…

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82014Oct

We found our runner for 2014 Great North Run!

This year we ran a competition called “Search for a Runner”. We asked patients and the general public to enter our free prize draw to win an entry into the Great North Run. This entry was provided by Smile for Life children’s charity, Ashburton Road, Gosforth and the lucky winner would receive from us the…

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62013Aug

Search for a runner 2014

Ever fancied running the Great North Run but you’re always too late to enter or have not plucked up the courage yet? We  are looking for a runner or someone new to running to sponsor for the Great North Run 2014. You’ll get a free Gait Analysis from us Howlett & Dickinson, free trainers from…

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52013Aug

Summer Feet

Exposing your feet in the summer after a long winter in enclosed shoes, boots and socks can be a bit daunting! Dry cracked heels, thick damaged toe nails, fungal nails, athlete’s foot, corns, hard skin and sweaty feet are just some of the conditions we have to contend with. Not the best look when sporting…

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52013Aug

Foot creams and lotions

Afetr a routine podiatry appointment cream can be applied to dry cracked heels and soles after the skin is removed. Ureka Cream Cracked heels and excessively dry skin should be treated with the more intense 25% Urea Cream. Applied regularly this will quickly hydrate and moisturise the affected area. Once the body’s natural balance has…

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52013Aug

Great North Run Preperation

If you are  new to running, before you start any event you need the right trainers. Here at Howlett and Dickinson we can help by telling you what foot type you are and if you need a biomechanical assessment and gait analysis we do this using our RS scan technology Once we have identified any…

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52013Aug

Why do I run

Like most runners I have a love-hate relationship with running. I hate getting out of bed at 5am in the cold dark winter but once I’m out I love the freedom and the peacefulness of an early morning run. I started running about 2 years ago , I couldn’t run far I was unfit, overweight…

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