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Your Children’s Feet

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Children’s feet change as they grow.  As such, some common conditions that affect children and these should be seen by a foot health professional to make sure they don’t become too much of an issue, making walking and activity painful. Parents should get to know their children’s feet.  So, here we touch upon Ingrown toenails,…

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250 Million Foot Steps

Your feet will take more than 250 million steps in the average lifetime, so they need to be looked after.  That’s why at We Fix Feet, we fix feet! There are many reasons why you may have problems with your feet, ranging from simple changes that happen as we get older, to more complex issues that relate to…

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Arthritis Foot Care

arthritis foot care

Arthritis can affect any of the movable joints in the feet.  It can result in foot deformities such as enlarged and swollen joints or toes becoming crooked.  This causes problems when walking in shoes. Causes In Rheumatoid Arthritis, the toes and the forefoot joints are the most commonly affected.  These joints can become displaced and…

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How to Easily Fix 6 Common Foot Problems

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  Here’s how you can easily fix six common foot problems Statistics show that millions of women suffer problems with their feet. One in five men suffer foot pain most days. Here’s the low-down on the most common foot problems and how to beat them. #1 Corns and Calluses What are Corns and Calluses? Corns…

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Tips for Diabetic Feet

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Diabetes affects millions of people. These including celebrities like Sir Steve Redgrave, Alexandra Burke and Eammon Holmes to name a few. Below are some tips for monitoring diabetic feet which will help you avoid developing any further complications. Check your Feet As an individual with diabetes you are the best person to take care of your…

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Are you at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes?

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Are you at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes? Take the test… Regular foot care is essential for anyone living with Diabetes. The above tool, created by NHS Choices, can now help you make changes to your lifestyle and seek medical advice. Diabetes UK and We Fix Feet, putting feet first!

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Fungal Nail Infection – Onychomycosis

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Fungal nail infections, or “Onychomycosis” can infect up to 8% of the general population. It can affect anyone. Risk of infection increases by 30% if you are an adult, rather than a child. Up to 90% of people over 70 years of age suffer with Onychomycosis, the medical term for Fungal Nail Infection. Fungal Nail…

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Tips for Choosing Trainers & Sports Shoes

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Choose shoes for the specific sporting activity intended and above all, ensure they are a good fit for your feet.  Have them fitted – try them on and ensure your feet are comfortable in them.  Don’t rely on the guide size printed on the box! Running Shoes Running shoes are designed for running and shouldn’t…

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Is it a Verruca or a Corn?

verruca or corn

This is one of the most common questions we get asked in clinic by our new patients. Our Podiatrists and Foot Health Practitioners see hundreds of both corns and verrucae every year and can easily diagnose what they are and how best to treat them…   However, as a simple rule of thumb… Corns Corns…

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We Fix Feet signs Armed Forces Covenant

We Fix Feet is proud to have signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant, joining other leading UK businesses, pledging support for our Armed Forces. All corporate covenants include a core statement of commitment that those adopting the scheme sign up to and covers the two key principles of the armed forces covenant, which are: No member…

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