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 moreFungal 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 moreChilblains
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 moreDiabetic 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 moreHow can a podiatrist help?
Our feet are incredible and it is easy to take them for granted. We only have one pair of feet, so we owe them more of or our attention.
We love a Foot Fact or two at Steptoes Footcare Centre. Here are some of our favourites. On average a person walks about 10,000 step a day. Approaching 115000 miles in a lifetime i.e. 4 times around the world. There are 26 bones in the foot accounting for 25% of a human bodies bones. That … Read moreWe love a good foot fact!