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Foot & Heel Pain

Feet holding by hand due to heel pain

Foot or heel pain – sometimes, life can be a real pain in the…. Foot. But, don’t let that get you down! Podiatrists deal with all things feet, including foot pain. Your feet are a really complex piece of engineering. Each foot contains 26 bones 33 joints Over 100 ligaments,…

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Corns, Callus & Skin Problems

corns on a foot closeup

Podiatrists are highly skilled in treating and helping to prevent all kinds of skin problems, like corns and callus. In our clinic, I dread to think of how many scalpel blades we’ve got through over the years! So, here are some of the common questions we get asked about corns…

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What is Cosmetic Podiatry?

Medical pedicure closeup

Well, in a nutshell, cosmetic Podiatry is the non-medical part of what we do. The little extras to help your feet look extra pretty and feel extra nice! It combines aesthetics with the medical interventions we do as Podiatrists to improve the comfort of your feet. It’s quite new for…

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Just what is Swift Microwave Verruca Treatment?

The Swift microwave verruca treatment equipment

Swift is a new technology for verruca treatment, developed right here in the UK. It uses microwave energy, applied to the skin via a special disposable probe, to treat skin affected by a verruca. The microwaves create heat within the tissues, which helps to produce an immune response within the…

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How to treat Verrucas?

how to treat verrucas with Swift

What are verrucas? Before we can talk about how to treat verrucas, we need to know a bit about what they are. Verrucas (verrucae) are basically a type of wart that occur on the foot. They are also known as plantar warts and they’re caused by the Human Papilloma Virus…

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