your feet

  In an average lifetime it is estimated that we walk about 100,000 miles. So, “how does walking affect your feet?”  Walking helps the ligaments, tendons and muscles in our feet to work more efficiently and helps maintain suppleness and flexibility.  Walking at a brisk pace for regular exercise helps condition your body and improves…

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Ankle pain can cause constraints on both sports and daily activities. Ankle pain can be caused by a wide range of problems. The more common problem is due to ankle instability. The ankle, as with most joints in the body is stabilised and held in place by countless soft tissues.  These include ligaments and tendons.…

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children's feet

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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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 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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toe nail reconstruction

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 and…

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diabetic feet

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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developing type 2 diabetes

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

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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