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Dry Cracked Heels

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Blog, Summer Feet | 0 comments

Dry Cracked Heels A lot of people get dry cracked heels every summer. They can be unsightly, painful, bleed a lot and be very prone to infection. The skin dries out because the foot is exposed to warm air and it dries in the same way washing dries when its pegged out. At the same time open sandals with minimal cushioning cause the heel fat pad to expand....

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Basic hygiene to avoid foot infections.

Basic hygiene to avoid foot infections.

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Blog, Footcare, Summer Feet | 0 comments

Basic hygiene to avoid foot infections.   Communal changing rooms, showers and pool sides are a hot spot for viral infections such as verruca and fungal infections such as athletes foot. Here are some very simple ways to avoid this type of infection and keep your feet happy:   1. Wear flip flops, these will put a barrier between your skin and...

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Congleton Carnival Feet

Congleton Carnival Feet

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Blog, Events, Footcare | 0 comments

Congleton Carnival Feet Congleton Carnval runs from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th. Are your feet ready for the carnival and ready for summer? Will you be embarrassed about the appearance of your feet this summer or will your feet ache or be painful walking round town? Many people dont think about their feet. They just put their shoes on then their feet are...

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Treating Fungal Nails

Treating Fungal Nails

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Blog, Footcare | 0 comments

Treating Fungal Nails   Fungal nails are a very common foot complaint which people get very embarrassed about.  Onychomychosis accounts for 50% of all nail conditions and affects 10% of all adults.   It is caused by the same fungus as athletes foot which means if you have athletes foot you are very prone to fungal nails.  The most...

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Plantar Fasciitis – a no frills guide

Plantar Fasciitis – a no frills guide

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Biomechanics, Blog | 0 comments

Plantar Fasciitis     What is Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis presents as heel pain usually in one heel though both can be affected. Pain is usually worst first thing in the morning or standing after a prolonged period of rest. In the past it was thought to involve inflammation of the plantar fascia especially where it attaches to the...

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Foot Health Talks April-May

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Blog, Events, Footcare | 0 comments

Due to the success of January’s foot health presentation I have been invited to carry out 3 further talks for Cheshire East Carers Support group.   The dates and locations are as follows:   Congleton, Wednesday 2nd April 11:00-12:00 New Life Church View Larger     Crewe, Monday 10th April 12:00-14:00 Crewe Carers Centre, Mirion...

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