The Benefits

 

  • A supportive community dedicated to foot health
  • Helping you to understand how foot problems develop
  • Enabling you to love and nurture your feet
  • Sharing stories and connecting people so we can all appreciate how important our feet are
  • Driving change and improving awareness to reduce preventable foot problems

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Your Foot Health

What do your feet say about your health?

Feet are incredible, they are our foundation and yet they are so often neglected. They often mirror our general health so it’s vital that you can recognise problems early and not ignore them. By making expert foot education accessible and understandable we want to change foot care attitudes. We want you to understand how fantastic your feet are and how hard they work for you. Let’s stop being embarrassed and hiding our feet away, feel them, nurture them, value them, they carry you every day!
Join the foot health community, share your foot stories and inspire others to appreciate how important our feet are.

Latest Blogs

10 Most Common Foot Problems and Treatments
May 9, 2019,
Post by Dr Anders
Our feet keep us grounded, they contain more than a quarter of all the bones in our body and take us the equivalent of 5 times around the earth in our lifetime. Yet they rarely get the attention they deserve, so it’s no surprise that foot problems can develop. The following advice should help you understand a little more about the 10 …Read More
Prevention and education. What we need to do to improve foot health outcomes and stop people navigating pathways with flat tyres
April 5, 2019,
Post by Dr Anders
Data released this week shows that amputation rates in people with diabetes have perhaps not surprisingly risen yet again. In the three years from 2015 -2018 7,545 major amputations were undertaken, compared with 6,957 between 2012 – 2015, an increase of 8%. But what do those numbers actually mean? For me it means we’ve failed …Read More

Latest News

Podiatrist Spotlight – Care For Feet
March 12, 2019,
Post by Dr Anders
Today we welcome Jo Lambourne to our Podiatrist Spotlight. Jo is the owner of  Care For Feet and provides clinic appointments in Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Bakewell. Here Jo talks about what attracted her to a career in Podiatry and the types of foot problems Jo and her team treat. What attracted you to a career in Podiatry? At the 20-week …Read More
Words have the power to heal or hurt
February 13, 2019,
Post by Dr Anders
Last week the BMJ published an article about how we should reframe the way we discuss diabetes related complications. It’s so important to remember the impact our words can have. As healthcare professionals we need to be even more mindful of that. All too often people with diabetes can feel demotivated in their clinical encounters …Read More
How do blisters form?
January 25, 2019,
Post by Dr Anders
Blisters are usually caused by your footwear rubbing excessively against your skin. Find out more about why the skin on your feet is different here. Blisters created by friction can can create a separation or rupture between the layers of your skin. This rupture forms a pocket that quickly fills with liquid to give the blister …Read More

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