Here is some advice about keeping your immune system boosted. Our bodies are exposed to many kinds of infection continually. Infections can be bacterial, viral or fungal. They can come into contact with us externally over our skin or enter our bodies and travel within. Some infections are easily resolved, some can require the use … Read more Tips to boost your immune system
Some advice to help your circulation While so many are following the advice to stay at home and stay safe it is also important to remember not to sit for too long. Just as when you travel on a long journey, sitting for long periods of time is not good for your blood circulation. This … Read more Footcare Advice 3
Dear all, we hope you are all well. While our clinics are closed here is some advice for those with “high risk” feet. So what makes feet high risk? Some people may loose sensation and don’t have normal feeling in their feet. Feeling being pain, heat, pressure or general soreness. These are the early warning … Read more Footcare advice 2
Due to advice from the NHS and the College of Podiatry, Steptoes Footcare Centre has temporarily closed. We hope you are all safe and well. It is regrettable we are unable to attend to your footcare needs at this time so we would like to offer some advice to try and help until we … Read more Footcare advice 1
You should visit a Podiatrist if: Your feet hurt – we will assess your condition and advise you on the best treatment. Your symptoms are getting worse – if a problem is not improving naturally, or within 3 weeks of self care. You want to prevent foot problems – a regular foot check can help … Read more When to visit a Podiatrist
Promoting healthy feet! Introducing Ureka… a new range of footcare creams forming a complete solution to maintain healthy feet. Formulated with the finest ingredients, Ureka is suitable to treat a variety of foot problems, luxuriously, effectively and above all, simply. 10% Urea Cream General dry skin conditions can be treated with the 10% version of … Read more Ureka Footcare Cream
FUNGAL NAIL INFECTION Is it something you are hiding? Many people can be embarrassed by the appearance of a fungal nail infection. Some people no longer do activities they would like to do because of it. Fungally infected nails can pass the infection to other nails, skin, body and other people. Infection can also cause systemic … Read more Fungal Nail Infection – Is it something you are hiding?
If you’ve never had a chilblain, you may wonder what the fuss is about – and why some people quake in their sheepskin boots when the weather gets chilly. Chilblains are painful, burning or itchy red and blue patches that appear on extremities such as the fingers, feet, ears or nose. One in 10 people suffer … Read more Chilblains
What is it? Diabetes is a disease that develops from high blood glucose levels which can cause damage to the nerve systems in your body by stopping important messages getting to and from your brain. The nerves most likely to be affected are the longest ones – those that reach all the way down to … Read more Diabetic Footcare
You may want to see a podiatrist for advice and treatment if you have painful feet, thickened or discoloured toenails, fungal nail infection, cracks or cuts in the skin, growths such as warts, scaling or peeling on the soles, or any other foot-related problem. Podiatrists can also supply orthotics, which are tailor-made insoles, padding and … Read more How can a podiatrist help?