What is Cosmetic Toenail Reconstruction?

cosmetic toenail reconstruction - an example at Round House Podiatry

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

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What equipment does a Podiatrist use?

professional podiatry equipment

What 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.  …

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

psoriatic arthritis 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 , podiatry treatment

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 , summer feet tips

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 month

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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