Factsheets and Advice
Managing the ankle sprain is well within reach of the average person. However the success is dependent in the extent of the injury. This article looks at both recognition and how to deal with the problem as part of first aid.
This brief article covers orthotics or orthoses providing tips about what you might expect when this form of treatment for your foot is recommended. Can you buy your own for example and what is a prescription? Who should you avoid when being sold an orthosis. Read this article by podiatrist and a former orthotic director without adverts and sales pitch.
What does a podiatric surgeon do and how do we distinguish this profession that is now over 40 years old in the UK from podiatrists, doctors, medical surgeons and chiropodists. This brief article helps enquirers in the UK make that distinction.
This article on bunions includes new advice about what elements of this painful condition can be managed without surgery. There are plenty of links to other useful sites or you could consider the authors book on bunions behind the scenes of you think you require surgery.
Why does a stiff toes arise. We need to understand the underlying problem here and consider a bit of self help
Having written a couple articles on foot safety and accidents I wanted to talk about what to have in your First Aid Kit at home. It does not have to be complicated but better to have a stock of items to fit the need of that little mishap.
Had an accident to the foot? Well podiatrist David did. Fixing the problem was easy but then a good article was worthwhile and what better than a bit of self-advice from this former podiatric foot surgeon. He will take you through some pointers as how to manage and even prepare for that event you may never have happen – hopefully!
There are in fact five films used in my publication Bunion, hallux Valgus, behind the scenes which covers how to decide what treatment you need from self-help to conservative care and finishing with three patients who retell their journey stories following surgery.
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David refers to his own experience of heel pain and that mysterious condition called Haglund’s deformity. he takes you through the cause and as usual directs you to self help and trying to avoid surgery. He suggests some useful sites for the reader.