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! …

Podiatrist Spotlight No. 2: Laura from StEPS Podiatry

Today we welcome Laura Devlin to our Podiatrist Spotlight. Laura is Lead Podiatrist in Biomechanics at StEPS Podiatry, Portland Street, Troon, Scotland.   What attracted you to a career in podiatry? I suppose it’s because it covers so many aspects of the human body. Podiatry considers everything from your basic movements to systemic health discrepancies, …

Why I Developed the Dr Anders Foot Product Range

As a podiatrist with many years experience, I felt really strongly that existing products on the market weren’t suiting people’s needs. They’d been developed by companies which didn’t have the same insight into patient care as myself, big brands who weren’t really thinking about the complexity of feet and the kind of products required to …

Hear Podiatrists’ Q&As in Our Weekly ‘Podiatry Spotlight’

Why would you want to look at feet all day? That’s a question podiatrists are asked time and time again. Feet aren’t the sexiest part of the body, and the podiatry profession doesn’t attract the same kudos as other areas of medicine. However, in a quiet, unassuming way my colleagues are keeping people mobile, independent …