312011May

What is a verrucae

A verruca is a type of wart that looks like a small, dark puncture mark in the early stages but later turns grey or brown. It’s contagious through direct contact. You can buy over-the-counter remedies from your pharmacy; ask for products with salicylic acid. If at any stage your verruca becomes painful and the surrounding…

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312011May

How to stop foot odour

The medical name for foot odour is known as bromodosis, Smelly feet are a common problem that can occur at anytime of the year. Anyone can get smelly feet and it can be embarrassing and unpleasant for you and people around you. The feet have more sweat glands than any other part of the body….

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32011May

Do foot problems effect your Golf swing?

It is becoming more evident that foot and lower limb function holds one of the keys to a proper golf swing. To transfer weight and produce an efficient swing, proper biomechanical balance of the foot is essential.

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172011Apr

Pregnancy & your feet

Due to natural weight gain in pregnancy, the centre of gravity is moved which changes the posture and walking pattern which can effect balance, which may result in additional pressure on the hips, knees and feet.

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182011Mar

How do I stop sweaty, smelly feet?

When the skin breaks this can then increase the risk of bacterial infection, which in turn causes the characteristic smelly feet odour. A sweat rash can then develop which consits of tiny blisters which can then block the sweat gland ducts. This results in damage to the tissues and inflammation

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82011Mar

Diabetic Footcare

Diabetic footcare. Why do diabetics need to look after their feet?Diabetes may affect your feet in a number of ways and in some cases may lead to serious complications.

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232011Feb

What is a Chilblain

What is a chilblain? This is a seasonal, sudden constriction of a blood vessel affecting the young and old. This cold injury, when resolving may be mistaken for unusual hard skin or old blisters. There may be an underlying medical condition complicating the problem.

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