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Below are articles on interesting activities and events undertaken or attended by members of The Footcare Centre team.

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Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

Sinus Tarsi Syndrome is painful condition that is described and discussed in the blog below. Hopefully you can get some helpful advice from the following...
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Pes Planus

There are 3 main foot types’; normal, flat foot and high arch. In this blog we shall discuss flat foot (pes Planus) and high arch...
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Conditions related to our skin

In this blog we discuss five conditions related to skin (varicose eczema, haemosiderosis, telangiectasia, hyperhidrosis and hyperkeratosis,) that we often see here at The Footcare...
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What is Polio?

Polio is an acute, viral, infectious disease, which can enter the body via the nose or mouth and develops in the throat and...
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Clinical Manager David Good attends Steroid Injection therapy course

On the 5th and 6th of July I attended a fantastic course on Steroid Injection Therapy run by Consultant Podiatric Surgeon Ian Reilly...
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Obesity

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SOCAP) annually runs the Feet for Life Campaign in the month of June. This campaign is aimed at raising...
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Shin Splints

Runners often attend our clinic looking for a solution to shin pain. This pain can be caused by a number of factors but most commonly...
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Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is medical condition known as Tinea Pedis and is caused by a fungal infection. It can lead to intense itching, cracked, blistered or...
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10 Year Anniversary

The Footcare Centre is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with an open day on the 17th of May. We are inviting new patients to visit...
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Putting Feet First – Campaign by Diabetes UK

Putting Feet First is a campaign designed by Diabetes UK to improve awareness of the risks diabetes has on the feet. The UK is facing...
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BBC 4 The Incredible Human Foot

BBC 4 recently aired a mini-series investigating the anatomy, function and curiosities of the Human Hand and in particular the Human Foot. 
The programme followed...
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Weather

As we all know the last couple of months have seen our local area and further afield hopelessly flooded. Dramatic scenes of the Thames Valley...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Children’s Feet

Podiatrists often have to answer questions from concerned parents regarding the development and appearance of the child’s foot and lower limb. Often just knowing a...
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Raynaud’s Phenomenon

The Autumn is well and truly upon us with the evenings drawing in and the mornings feeling markedly cooler.  It was this change in temperature...
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Reducing the risk of falls

Following on from the success of our Falls Awareness Week back in June (see previous blog) I thought it would be a good idea to...
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