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Covid-19 and the foot (1)

Covid-19 and the foot (1)

Jones and Lavy write in the Telegraph about the danger of ignoring Club foot. The development of arthritis in the mid or hind foot arises without early treatment. The resistance shape means skin is battered and can form thick calluses, ulcerations and blistering. The chances of us seeing the adult cases as we used to when I was a teenager in the seventies seems unlikely but Jones and Lavy are not wrong to remind us and the population. Amidst Covid-19 and its own horrors perhaps it is easy to take one’s eye off the ball for a moment. Removing the clinical realities for a moment, let’s go to Hollywood…

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What’s that at the end of my toe?

What’s that at the end of my toe?

Curious shapes, distortions and nail problems are always fascinating to podiatrists. Dr Ivan Bristow has published his latest article on Why does my toenail hurt?  This can be downloaded using the link below. This is not the first article that has caught my eye from Dr Bristow and you can read another article on Pilonidal Sinus as part of my Footlocker series.

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Hair of the dog that bit me!

Hair of the dog that bit me!

Many of us like to keep animals and there are many benefits until you pick up some fleas that make you itch, or develop a respiratory problem after finding that you are allergic to your pet. But there is another common problem that often goes missing. In this article I hope to offer some background information and provide some self-help guidance.

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