Why look after our feet?

Why look after our feet?

Because we need something at the end of our legs! Flippant yes! Why look after our feet? But then feet are important ends to the lower limb. They let us feel the ground, make walking smooth. Feet cushion every strike we make against the ground. They are a barometer...
Are walking poles another fad?

Are walking poles another fad?

An aid for healthy walking The question posed is, are walking poles another fad? We could look a little closer at two common methods. I also welcome Gillian Butcher to consultingfootpain, who gave an interview for this article. She runs a local walking group my wife...
Big Toe Pain and Tom’s Story

Big Toe Pain and Tom’s Story

A Behind the Scenes Patient Journey Series This series covers different patient stories taken from their own words. All had stiff big toe joint pain. This is Tom’s story When things don’t go to plan and what do you need to know? Blue writing will take you to...
Getting big toe surgery right

Getting big toe surgery right

Leah’s Story and her arthrodesis operation A Behind the Scenes Patient Journey Series It might sound all very obvious, but do we get big toe surgery right the first time? Indeed yes this does happen but not always. This series covers different patient stories taken...