Autumn Foot Care

Autumn Foot Care - feet in autumn leaves

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…

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Vascular Disease Awareness Month

Vascular awareness month - doppler check on the feet

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…

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis awareness month, so this month’s blog will focus on how this condition affects the feet and how Podiatrists can help you manage any skin changes. About Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition, thought to be autoimmune in origin. Although it can start at any age, the most common age for onset…

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Podiatry treatment – What treatments do Podiatrists offer?

Podiatry Treatment at Round House Podiatry - callus reduction

In this blog we’ll talk about what your Podiatry Treatment might involve, and the conditions that we commonly treat. Assessment of your feet All our new patient appointments start with a full assessment of your feet and the issue that concerns you. For those over 50, we check pulses with a doppler to assess circulation…

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Summer Feet Tips

Feet in a swimming pool in Summer

Well, the sun is finally out after what feels like a very long, cold, damp Spring! So we thought for this month’s blog we’d revisit some of our Summer Feet tips. Good foot care and hygiene *should* be an all year round thing, but we’re all a little guilty of neglecting our feet during the…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness at Round House Podiatry Huddersfield

Mental Health Awareness Month – May As May is mental health awareness month, we thought we’d base this month’s blog on that theme. Good mental health is so important for everyone. In our humble opinion, there are many links between foot health and mental health. How can Foot Health impact Mental Health? For starters, there…

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Podiatry Myth Busting!

Myth busting in Podiatry - Round House Podiatry

Podiatry Myth Busting! Helping sort the fact from the fiction. As with most things in life, there are plenty of myths out there about Podiatry and the conditions we treat. In this month’s blog, we’ll try to bust some of those myths and point you in the right direction for evidence-based treatments for the conditions…

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Things to do in HD8 – We love Kirkburton!

map of the HD8 postcode - things to do in HD8

Want to get out and about more in HD8? Take a look at some of the things to do locally. We’re (hopefully) now past the worst of the Winter weather, and Spring is well on it’s way. That means for many of us, getting out and about more to enjoy the sunshine and longer days.…

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Plantar Fasciitis – Heel Pain

Person with plantar fasciitis holding their painful heel

Could you have plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a common reason for heel pain. It is caused by inflammation in the plantar fascia, which is a tough band of tissue that stretches from the heel to the toes. Some of the fibres also extend round the heel and join with the Achilles tendon. Plantar Fasciitis…

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Treatment for Fungal Nail Infections

toenail ready for treatment for fungal nail infection

Are you looking for treatment for fungal nail infection? Fungal nails are not only one of the most common conditions that we see in clinic, but can also be one of the hardest things to treat. They can take many months to resolve. So if you want to have clear nails for summer, then winter…

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