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Keep posted on the latest news, trends, and advice on the most common foot-related topics. From foot wellness articles, sports-related tips, and current ideas to keep you at the peak of daily foot performance, The Foot Practice’s experienced podiatrist and industry partners share helpful knowledge with you … right here!

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Sports and performance issues
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Children’s foot care
Nail & skin treatments
Foot-related injuries
Lower leg conditions
Geriatric / Elderly foot care
Diabetes and foot complications
General foot care advice
How to Detect and Treat Nail Fungus or Onychomycosis?

How to Detect and Treat Nail Fungus or Onychomycosis?

The Onychomycosis Fungal Infection Explained Several fungi species affect human nails, specifically onychomycosis. Almost 10% of the global population suffers from this quickly rising pandemic condition. Unfortunately, the disorder often remains undertreated and becomes a chronic condition that is estimated to be responsible for 50% of all nail...

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To Tech Or Not To Tech

To Tech Or Not To Tech

The recent Garmin ransomware hack kickstarted my thinking about my own burgeoning dependency and obsession with everything tech both in my podiatry practice and in my personal life. I received my...

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Textured Insoles

Textured Insoles

Orthotics is an umbrella term covering everything from blister plasters to full-leg braces. They can correct deformities, improve gait (walking style), give support, improve...

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Are Your Child’s Feet Normal

Are Your Child’s Feet Normal

“Is it normal?” must be one of the most commonly asked questions in medical history. There’s actually been surprisingly little research done on ‘normal’ feet in adults....

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To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

Nobody can 100 percent say that stretching can directly decrease the risk of injury, but most podiatrists or physiotherapists recognise stretching can have an indirect...

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Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

The medical term for “flat feet” is “pes planus” or sometimes we just call them “fallen arches. You are considered to have flat feet when the arches that give the foot its...

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Heel Pain: Understand It To Fix It!

Heel Pain: Understand It To Fix It!

Does anyone want to “cope” with a crippling pain that shoots through your heels the moment you jump out of bed? I didn’t think so. But if you find yourself struggling with...

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Golf and Your Feet

Golf and Your Feet

Do you want to hit the ball longer and straighter? So are you looking to improve your golf game? Like with most problems it is best to start from the bottom up. Having good...

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Pick The Right Shoes for You

Pick The Right Shoes for You

There’s something exciting about slipping on a new pair of running shoes for the first time. It makes you feel more confident about achieving your fitness goals, whether...

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What Causes Muscle Tightness?

What Causes Muscle Tightness?

Muscle tightness is so common that people tend not to take it seriously. It’s often dismissed as a natural consequence of ageing, or an annoying problem which runs in...

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Preventing Football Injuries

Preventing Football Injuries

Football – Stay strong to prolong your game! Injury can end your match, it can end your career before it has ever really begun. Consistency and injury prevention is vital to...

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