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A naval bone and the Duke of Edinburgh?

A naval bone and the Duke of Edinburgh?

Nothing can be more exciting than see someone in pain make a recovery. Rachel wanted to undertake the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award that had been going as long as I had been living. The conditions for the awards are activity based and she was aiming for the Silver element. At 17 years of age this lovely student was not doing so well with her foot, and in particular her arch.

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Barefoot Kick off your Shoes

Barefoot Kick off your Shoes

There are 2 riders to bare feet activity permission based on existing problems assessing the ground for safety. As usual the author likes to delve into the internet and see what makes sound advice and what is fake news! This article is more than barefeet though. It looks again at information from the internet and asks HOW VALUABLE or ACCURATE is it?

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The Irritating Little Toe

The Irritating Little Toe

In this self-help article, the irritating little toe problem is discussed. Usually the problem will settle within a week of self prescribed care. I have chosen this subject as the condition is slightly different from the usual fungal infection affecting the toe. Before panicking and thinking you are unclean read this article from ConsultingFootPain.

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Cancer and the foot

Cancer and the foot

The fifth commonest skin cancer is the melanoma according to the Marsden Hospital (London) but other forms of cancer exist and the foot is as much a target as other parts of the body. The Mayo Clinic in the US suggests only 1% of cancers affect bone. Peeling information off the internet needs interpretation and in reality the foot is a low target for cancer.

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Introduction to Fact Sheets

Introduction to Fact Sheets

In introducing this article about fact sheets on this website ConsultingFootPain I will convey information about the five key foot problems I refer to as ‘the big five’. Of course these are just five common problems but there are enough foot health concerns to fill every day of a diary!

You can read what makes a good factsheet What should you ask from a factsheet? by clicking on the highlighted line. 

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The Stiff Big Toe Joint

The Stiff Big Toe Joint

The stiff toe joint affects the big toe for men and women but with self-help pain and stiffness can be helped early rather than if left to worsen in years to come. You may not be able to fix it but at least an early start may keep you from having to have surgery.

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Where do you go for foot problems?

Where do you go for foot problems?

If you are looking for a good information site for foot problems look no further you have found it. It’s a good question, where do you go for foot problems. I set out to help people everywhere having retired after 40+ years of clinical practice. As an educator and communicator I decided to set up this site. Access is free for all and there are no adverts. If you don’t find what you are looking for write to me whether you are in Europe, Asia or states side. This is a site for anyone and everyone.

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Finding Good Writers

Finding Good Writers

In this brief article I want to encourage everyone to write and here I use some examples of people who have been able to benefit from joining with me at ConsultingFootPain through Busypencilcase Reflective Communications. Anyone can write and help is close at hand.

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The Second Ankle Joint

The Second Ankle Joint

The second ankle joint is often unspoken about because it is little understood by the public at large. Even qualified health professionals struggle. With the help of some diagrams and carefully selected videos David will take you through this joint to open up more about why we sprain our ankle.

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Walking and its many benefits

Walking and its many benefits

Taylor Downing writes for his village magazine a short piece on walking, the benefits and science based on a recent book he shares by Shane O’Mara. ConsultingFootPain is delighted to be able to reproduce this article with his kind permission with a little bit of editorial comments.

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A naval bone and the Duke of Edinburgh?

A naval bone and the Duke of Edinburgh?

Nothing can be more exciting than see someone in pain make a recovery. Rachel wanted to undertake the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award that had been going as long as I had been living. The conditions for the awards are activity based and she was aiming for the Silver element. At 17 years of age this lovely student was not doing so well with her foot, and in particular her arch.

read more
Barefoot Kick off your Shoes

Barefoot Kick off your Shoes

There are 2 riders to bare feet activity permission based on existing problems assessing the ground for safety. As usual the author likes to delve into the internet and see what makes sound advice and what is fake news! This article is more than barefeet though. It looks again at information from the internet and asks HOW VALUABLE or ACCURATE is it?

read more
Cancer and the foot

Cancer and the foot

The fifth commonest skin cancer is the melanoma according to the Marsden Hospital (London) but other forms of cancer exist and the foot is as much a target as other parts of the body. The Mayo Clinic in the US suggests only 1% of cancers affect bone. Peeling information off the internet needs interpretation and in reality the foot is a low target for cancer.

read more
The Stiff Big Toe Joint

The Stiff Big Toe Joint

The stiff toe joint affects the big toe for men and women but with self-help pain and stiffness can be helped early rather than if left to worsen in years to come. You may not be able to fix it but at least an early start may keep you from having to have surgery.

read more
Where do you go for foot problems?

Where do you go for foot problems?

If you are looking for a good information site for foot problems look no further you have found it. It’s a good question, where do you go for foot problems. I set out to help people everywhere having retired after 40+ years of clinical practice. As an educator and communicator I decided to set up this site. Access is free for all and there are no adverts. If you don’t find what you are looking for write to me whether you are in Europe, Asia or states side. This is a site for anyone and everyone.

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The Irritating Little Toe

The Irritating Little Toe

In this self-help article, the irritating little toe problem is discussed. Usually the problem will settle within a week of self prescribed care. I have chosen this subject as the condition is slightly different from the usual fungal infection affecting the toe. Before panicking and thinking you are unclean read this article from ConsultingFootPain.

read more
Introduction to Fact Sheets

Introduction to Fact Sheets

In introducing this article about fact sheets on this website ConsultingFootPain I will convey information about the five key foot problems I refer to as ‘the big five’. Of course these are just five common problems but there are enough foot health concerns to fill every day of a diary!

You can read what makes a good factsheet What should you ask from a factsheet? by clicking on the highlighted line. 

read more
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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