Do you wish you could free your feet this summer?

Are your feet longing to escape from the confines of your shoes and socks but you’re too embarrassed to bare your soles? Well you’re not alone – recent data from the College of Podiatry revealed that 6 in 10 of us suffer in silence when it comes to foot pain and 70% of us neglect …

What to look for when you check your feet

Have you been told to check your feet but are unsure what to look for? Because damage to the nerves and blood supply to your feet happens gradually, it’s important to know what to look for when you check your feet and how to spot the signs of any changes. By checking your feet regularly …

Whose responsibility is wound care?

Yesterday I had the enormous privilege of attending the House of Lords to discuss a national wound strategy. This meeting was as a result of a debate in November 2017 stemming from Professor Julian Guest’s work which demonstrated the enormous costs and burden wounds place on both patients and the health care system and the …

Podiatrist Spotlight No. 4: Robert from Tweed Podiatry

Today we welcome Robert McCririck to our Podiatrist Spotlight. Robert is a musculoskeletal (MSK) specialist podiatrist and the owner of Tweed Podiatry at 40-41 The Square, Kelso.   What attracted you to a career in podiatry? As a sporty youngster, my interest in podiatry stemmed from sports injuries such including foot and ankle injuries. There’s …

Podiatrist Spotlight No. 3: Alison from Problems Afoot Podiatry

  Today we welcome Alison Charlton to our Podiatrist Spotlight. Alison is a Podiatry at Problems Afoot Podiatry, 140 Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxford.   What attracted you to a career in podiatry? I had an interest in musculo-skeletal problems and I like working with individuals on a one-to-one basis, so for that reason it fit! …