Summer Foot Care For Diabetics (And everyone else too!)

summer foot care for diabetics

Summer Foot Care Summer is an important time of year when it comes to looking after your feet if you suffer with Diabetes. Foot care is important for diabetics all year round, but especially in the warmer months in the UK, and while abroad on holiday too. Why is foot care so important for diabetics?…

Read More

Foot Care Treatment: A Treat For Your Feet

foot care treatment

This month we want to introduce you to our Intensive Foot Care Treatment. We used to call this our MediPedi, but we felt that didn’t really describe the treatment that well.   What is an Intensive Foot Treatment? This treatment is a Podiatry treatment and then some! Our Standard Podiatry treatment involves nail care, (cutting…

Read More

New Patient Assessment at Round House Podiatry

New patient assessment appointment at Round House Podiatry in Huddersfield

What happens in a new patient assessment appointment? New patient assessment appointments can be daunting for some people, so in this month’s blog, we will explain what happens in our new patient appointments, and what to expect when you attend the foot and ankle clinic. What do I need to do before my appointment? When…

Read More

Results from Swift Microwave Verruca Treatment

Swift microwave treatment for verrucae, podiatry machine

  What results can you get from Swift Microwave Verruca Treatment? We have now been using this treatment in clinic since 2017 and have had some fantastic results for some of our patients. It is a treatment we love, as it’s quick and clean, and can really help our patients to get rid of really…

Read More

Cosmetic Toenail Reconstruction: Say Goodbye to Nail Imperfections

Cosmetic toenail reconstruction

What is Cosmetic Toenail Reconstruction? Cosmetic toenail reconstruction involves rebuilding damaged toenails using a UV gel system. These toenail reconstruction gels offer a temporary cosmetic fix for unsightly or damaged nails. In our foot and ankle clinic, we use the Wilde Pedique system, which is specifically designed for toenails. It is more elastic than the…

Read More

What equipment does a Podiatrist use?

professional podiatry equipment

What professional equipment does a Podiatrist use? In order to carry out your assessment and foot care, as Podiatrists we use a pretty wide variety of equipment. In this blog we’ll explain about some of the kit we use, and how we take care of it, to be able to take care of you safely.…

Read More

Where did the last 15 years go?

Clinic opening sign - 15 years ago

That is a good question – Where DID the last 15 years go?? This month we are 15 years old! 1st December 2008 was my first day working at the Round House. I took over from Cynthia Crowther, who had run the clinic for the previous 11 years. After 8 years of full-time NHS work,…

Read More

Christmas Gifts at the Round House

Socks available to buy as Christmas gifts at Round House Podiatry

Christmas Gifts – is it too early?? No, It’s never too early! Lots of you who know Anna well will know she’s the organized type that has Christmas sorted by the start of December! November is upon us, and it’s the time when lots of start thinking about THAT time of year. Yes, Christmas is…

Read More

Autumn Foot Care

Autumn Foot Care , feet care

Autumn foot care. Most people think about summer and winter foot care, but your feet should be looked after in all seasons! The weather is now definitely changing, with darker mornings and evenings, and a definite chill in the air. So now is the time to make a few changes in your footcare routine to…

Read More

Vascular Disease Awareness Month

vascular disease awareness

September is Vascular Disease Awareness Month. Let’s explain a little about vascular diseases and why they are important in Podiatry. What is vascular disease? The NHS website describes vascular disease as this – “Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. It’s usually associated with a build-up of…

Read More