Contact dermatitis and plants

Contact dermatitis and plants

GRASPING THE NETTLE Part of my walking series An article about contact dermatitis and plants might seem oblique on a foothealth platform. However, walking and pottering around the garden should remain a pleasure and better with sunny weather without the risk of a skin...
A dying healthcare system

A dying healthcare system

So why has the NHS – a public service, fallen from grace? The UK GP has earned ‘their’ degree. If you are like me, now retired, I need their services as much as anyone else. However, I am grateful that my background is medicine, my background being a...
Arthritis and the big toe

Arthritis and the big toe

Understanding what happens to the toe  Let’s talk about the reason big toe joints hurt to understand what is happening and why you might need help. Of course, we can always make the discussion complex, but that is not the intention. We just need to understand the...
Morton’s Nerve Pain

Morton’s Nerve Pain

That painful foot nerve Medicine is curious. Most findings are accidental, names confuse and it takes decades to refine the truth behind the first observations. In this hopefully easy to read article, I have offered up some background research to my lectures and book....