Threats to Rafael Nadal’s Future?

Threats to Rafael Nadal’s Future?

Mueller-Weiss syndrome Here we are, another tennis player who has been suffering for a long time with foot pain. Rafael Nadal – one of the world’s most successful players. But, aged 36 – sometimes considered the peak age of most men, the Spanish athlete known as ‘King...
Musings about corns and callus

Musings about corns and callus

Can we joke about corns, hard skin and all that? For some, they can tell the weather forecast and this appears to be the case when nerves serve as a barometer for the shift in air pressure. In actual fact this concept is more prevalent around amputation of toes; the...
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...
Podiatry as a mature student

Podiatry as a mature student

Defining your career and changing direction A Career Series in podiatry – Victoria North When asked how Victoria North sees herself, she reflects that she is both a businesswoman as well as a podiatrist. It is good to ask what a businessman or woman is, let alone try...