Do you have itchy, red or scaly feet? It could be Athletes Foot! Jul 19, 2022

 

 

What Is Athlete’s Foot?  

Athlete’s Foot is also called tinea pedis. It is a fungal infection of the skin that generally starts between your toes but can occur anywhere on the foot. It can also develop alongside fungal nail infections. The term...

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How do I make sure I am not too stiff to keep walking? Jun 13, 2022

The above question is frequently asked by our clients who are keen to get back to their previous activity level but are concerned about possible adverse effects of overdoing it. Muscle stiffness is common after an injury as rest can positively allow tissue to heal but on the latter can...

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Confused About Hiking Boots May 30, 2022

 

With the Surrey Hills not too far,  hiking is quite a popular hobby amongst lots of our patients.

It is great to experience the great outdoors but an issue with your feet or footwear can put a damper on this experience.

This blog gives an easy guide on how to buy the perfect pair of...

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4 Secrets To Treating Achilles Tendon Pain May 22, 2022
  1. RICE

The first step in treatment of Achilles tendon pain is RICE…(but before you go buying a 10kg bag of basmati) lets digest the following:

 

R – REST

I –   ICE

C – COMPRESS

E – ELEVATE

 

Rest your leg up at hip height and use a ice pack (or...

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Bunion Pain - Everything You Need To Know May 11, 2022

Bunions are one of the most common issues that we treat from week to week at Foot Corner. They are something that our patients are usually very worried about as they usually don’t want to end up like a friend or relative who they say have “terrible feet”. 

A bunion is a...

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High Heels Don’t Just Cause Foot Pain May 05, 2022

 

Some women just loooove a pair of high heels. Without any doubt we know that they can't be comfortable and definitely aren't the correct fit for feet, but they still sell and we see women wearing them. 

However, from a podiatrists point of view we at Foot Corner don’t recommend...

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Nail Discolouration Apr 21, 2022

Daily at Foot corner, we see all different coloured nails.

While our toenails are ideally meant to be pink - there can be many different colours that can appear on the nail.

 

Why are my nails YELLOW?

This can be due to the nail thickening and/or fungal infection. If you are concerned...

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Best Treatment For Verrucae Apr 12, 2022

There’s lots of treatments available on the market to treat verrucae, from acids to freezing gadgets. Lots of old wives tales that can be tried, but at the end of the day they are a virus and they can be super stubborn to get rid of.

 

Most of the time when these have been tried we...

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Pain In The Ball Of The Foot Mar 03, 2022

Metatarsalgia is not an easy word to say...Met-uh-tahr-SAL-Juh.

It is a broad term describing pain in the ball area of the foot.  A bit like saying you have a headache when your head is sore. 

Metatarsalgia is generally not serious, simple at-home treatments such as ice and rest can...

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Treating Lower Limb Pain With Laser Therapy Feb 22, 2022

Laser Therapy uses unique technology  to enable concurrent treatment of pain, inflammtaion and swelling, quickly whilst elimating any harmful heating effects. 

Laser therapy involves directing Laser light into inflamed or damaged tissues to accelerate the body’s natural...

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Ingrown Toenail Treatment and Surgery Feb 10, 2022

One of the most common issues that patients come to us with is an ingrown toenail.

Ingrown toenails can present themselves in different ways.  Often the nail looks normal but is painful when pressure is applied.  An ingrown toenail can also be caused due to a sharp pierce of nail....

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What Are Verruca? Jan 25, 2022

Verruca are plantar warts that commonly occur on the soles of the feet or around the toe areas. They are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which is contagious. There are various forms of HPV, which all relate to various parts of the human body.

  

What causes verrucae?

The HPV...

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