Podiatrist Spotlight No. 1: Helen from Heels & Toes Podiatry

Today, we welcome Helen Richards, to our Podiatrist Spotlight. Helen is Lead Practitioner at Heels & Toes Podiatry, Baddeley Green.   What attracted you to a career in podiatry? My sister was a chiropodist in Norfolk and I went to see her for a weekend when I was 14. I drove round all these beautiful little …

Today is I Love My Feet Day

Why should you love your feet? Our feet carry us every day and yet we so often neglect them, when was the last time you took care of your feet? A simple foot care routine can help you take positive steps to good foot health. 1) Check your feet. You’re looking for any changes from yesterday as well …

Can high heels damage your feet?

Researchers have conducted the first systematic review of research into both the benefits and harms of high heel wear. Their findings, published in the journal BMC Public Health, showed consistent evidence linking high heel wear to an increased risk of bunions, musculoskeletal pain and injuries to the wearer. Some of these injuries, such as ankle fractures, …

Did you know quarter of children wear the wrong size shoes?

More than a quarter of UK children are wearing shoes which could permanently damage their feet. A staggering 29 per cent of British children could be wearing shoes which are completely the wrong size, according to new research. According to a survey* of 2,000 parents by The College of Podiatry, a staggering 55 per cent …