Thoughts and advice on foot health care from the Podogo team.
Ankle Sprain or Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Fractures Ankle sprains and fractures are common injuries that can effect both very active and sedentary people. At Podogo Foot Clinic, we can […]
Ingrown Toenail Remedies You Can Do at Home
Ingrown Toenail Remedies You Can Do at Home Ingrown nails whether on the fingers or toes develop when the side of the nail starts piercing or […]
Treatment for verrucae and warts
Treatment for verrucae and warts Verrucas and warts are very common and are contagious so you should be careful when walking barefoot. They are caused by […]
What is biomechanical gait assessment?
What is biomechanical gait assessment? A gait analysis and biomechanical assessment are two different types of assessment, they are both ways of examining how your body […]
Heel pain and plantar fasciitis exercises
Heel pain and plantar fasciitis exercises There are many causes of heel pain but one of the biggest causes is plantar fasciitis which affects under the […]
Common Questions About Plantar Fasciitis
Common Questions About Plantar Fasciitis What is the main cause of plantar fasciitis? It is generally classed as an overuse injury that gradually worsens. Something as […]
Common Questions About Verruca
Common Question about Verrucae Do verruca go away on their own? They can go away on their own but there is no guarantee of how long […]
Surgery for Ingrown Toenails
Ingrown Toenail Surgery | All You Need to Know About it What is an ingrown toenail? An ingrown toenail is when part of the toenail has broken or pierced the surrounding skin. What causes an ingrown toenail? They are often caused by malcutting, leaving a shard down the side of...
Metatarsalgia – Pain in the ball of the foot when walking
What causes pain in the ball of the foot when walking? There are a number of possible causes for this. The ‘balls’ of the feet are technically, the metatarsophalangeal joints (MTP joints). Pain in this area can mean that one of these joints, or the structures or surrounding structures of...
What is a Foot Corn?
What is a Foot Corn? Appearance A corn is a bump of hard skin on the foot. They typically appear as a raised hard, yellowish patch of skin that is often tender to touch and painful when walking or wearing shoes. A corn is not normally a serious health condition....
What is the pain in the ball of my foot?
What is the pain in the ball of my foot? It is quite common to feel pain and inflammation around the balls of the feet. Podiatrists refer to these symptoms as Metatarsalgia, although this is not a condition in itself. The balls of the feet are the slightly padded areas...
The Best Verruca Treatments
The Best Verruca Treatments What is a Verruca? A Verruca is a small lump of hard skin, also known as a plantar wart, that grows on the sole of the foot. Verrucae typically appear as a small black dot beneath the surface of the skin with hard skin growing on...