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Nikki Woodhead – What Motivates Me As A Podiatrist?

Why do I enjoy my job? I can remember spending school holidays with my Grandma, who had me tending to her feet! So I guess a career in Podiatry was inevitable!   I qualified with a degree from the University of Huddersfield in 1996, and went straight into work with…

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Fungal Infections and Feet.

Athlete’s Foot – Not just for athletes! One of the things that we see all the time in clinic is fungal infections, otherwise known as Athlete’s Foot. It’s a really common condition, there are studies that have shown it can affect up to 70% of the population at some point…

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Circulation Problems And Your Feet

Patient receiving podiatry treatment for chilblains

As podiatrists, one of the things that we’re trained to look at when we’re checking your feet, is your circulation. Your circulation can be divided into two main categories, the macrovascular and the microvascular. Your macrovascular circulation is the main blood vessels that run from your heart down to your…

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“Why on earth do you want to mess with feet all day?”

We get asked this question a lot in clinic… So, Anna has written a new post to answer just that question. One question I get asked all the time when I’m in clinic is why on earth do you want to mess with feet! So I thought I would do…

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Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Podiatrist in Kirkburton

February marks Raynaud’s awareness month. So, what is Raynaud’s, and what does it have to do with Podiatry? What is Raynaud’s? Well, Raynaud’s is a condition that affects the circulation in the extremities, mainly the hands and feet, but it can affect other areas such as the nose, ears and…

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