Corns and callus are a thickening of skin that commonly occur on feet. They can quickly become uncomfortable and painful but fortunately they can be treated effectively by your podiatrist. When we walk or stand, it is our feet that support all our body weight. Often the body may respond to this pressure by producing […]
Pain underneath the ball of the foot is a common injury we treat regularly A common complaint we see when dealing with patients who exercise regularly or who have just started getting back into exercise is that they are experiencing pain underneath the ball of their foot. To be more precise, the pain is coming from […]
Fitness, in whatever form you wish to do, is definitely an activity that should be encouraged in all of us, no matter the age. But unfortunately it’s often not as simple as deciding to ‘get fit’. To avoid injury, we can help you assess your foot and lower limb mechanics.
Bunions (Hallux Abducto-valgus) are a common deformity at the base of your big toe. A bunion is often described as a ‘bump’ on the side of the big toe with the same big toe deviating towards the second toe rather than pointing straight. A progressive disorder, the gradual leaning of the big toe changes the […]
Does it sometimes feel as though you have a stone in your shoe, and when you check there isn’t anything there? Or maybe you get a burning/tingling pain on the bottom of your foot that radiates into the toes? It might be that you have a Morton’s neuroma.
Metatarsalgia is a word that we sometimes hear from friends. They’ve been diagnosed with it and they start explaining it to you – but they may not know that the term actually covers many different conditions. So what is it exactly?