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<h2>Factsheets and Advice</h2>
A common foot treatment device

A common foot treatment device

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.

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What is a podiatric surgeon

What is a podiatric surgeon

What does a podiatric surgeon do and how do we distinguish this profession that is now over 40 years old in the UK. This brief article helps enquirers in the UK make that distinction with links to relevant sites. Further enquiries to the official bodies are recommended for those wishing to seek a career in podiatric surgery.

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Foot injury & self-help

Foot injury & self-help

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!

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Blisters and Pathology in the foot

Blisters and Pathology in the foot

Blisters occur in vigorously active populations and result from frictional forces that mechanically separate epidermal cells at level of the stratum spinosum. Moist skin increases the frictional force, but very dry or very wet skin decreases friction force. Read more by Mike who has made a study of this common problem in this two part article for Reflective Podiatric Practice.

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