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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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Using Biomechanical Assessment Information

In my previous blog we discussed the purpose of Biomechanical assessments and how they can be used to determine the root cause of any particular...
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Flexible Feet

A flexible foot can be the cause of a number of foot problems, most commonly the development of Hallux Abducto Valgus (Bunions) and...
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Dealing with the discomfort of Corns and Callus

Podiatrists are often asked what causes callus and corns.  Callus and corn build up is the body’s way of reacting to excessive pressure or rubbing. ...
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Birkenstocks

A common problem for ladies during the summer months is fitting their orthoses into a summer shoe. I often come across patients that decide not...
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Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction

I have recently been coming across quite a few patients experiencing pain and discomfort at their inner ankles and into the arch of the feet...
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Bunions

One of the most frequent questions put to podiatrists is “what causes bunions?” This is a difficult question to answer because there are many different...
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Helpful tips for mums to be

I recently read this article (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/women_shealth/9903669/Pregnancy-permanently-alters-foot-size.html) and it got me thinking about some helpful tips for mums to be. In the latter stages...
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Biomechanical Assessment

Here at the Footcare Centre we are able to assess and treat a wide range of Lower-limb aches and pains including everything from Runners knee...
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Falls & Balance

Have you ever thought about not going out on a visit because you don’t feel confident on your feet? Feel a bit giddy when you...
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Toronto Tales

1st November 2012 Welcome to our first ‘Toronto Tales’ Blog! It is exciting times for us here at The Footcare Centre as Des Armstrong and...
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Dry Skin/CPD

In order to keep up-to-date with our continual professional development (CPD) commitments we podiatrists have to do plenty of reading. One really interesting article I...
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Introduction of new Loyalty Card.

The Footcare Centre is happy to announce the introduction of our Footsteps to Foothealth loyalty card for regularly attending patients. The scheme involves issuing the...
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Student lecture at The University of East London

Stuart says a big “thank you” to the third year BSc (Hons) podiatry students at The University of East London. “It was a pleasure to...
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Off to conference!

It was both excited and very tired ‘4am-to-rise’ eyes which greeted one another as our team gathered early last Thursday. We flew at the crack...
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Diabetes in Weybridge?

Do have either Type I Diabetes or Type II Diabetes and live in Weybridge, near London? Diabetes UK has launched a handy new app ...
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