Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thin layer of tough connective tissue supporting the arch of the foot. Repeated microscopic tears of the plantar fascia cause pain, usually in the heel and is one of the most common foot disorders encountered by Podiatrists. It has been estimated that over two million peopleRead More
Clearanail® is an exciting new product for treating nail fungus or onychomycosis. Nail fungus continues to be a common and intractable problem in adults often responding poorly to drug treatment and over the counter products. Big toenails are most commonly affected by the fungus but it can infect any and more than one nail. Studies suggestRead More
So many people have fungal nails and become increasingly frustrated by the lack of progress using commonly available over the counter treatments. So how do you go about treating your fungal nail? In this blog we will address infection mechanism and treatment and listed below are ten important things you should know about treating yourRead More
Swift is a new technology, developed in the UK, which has been licenced for the general treatment of verrucas and warts in Podiatry. Swift uses microwave energy delivered through a special probe applied to the skin to treat the affected tissueRead More
In an average lifetime it is estimated that we walk about 100,000 miles, and at Maidenhead Podiatry, our Podiatrists are often asked “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 conditionRead More
Have you ever thought of having Semi-Permanent Make Up and wondered what it is all about? We spoke to Paula Aldridge our in-house cosmetic tattoo specialist. How long have you been doing semi-permanent make up? Over ten years now. I trained with Nouveau Contour, a leading company in this field and gained experience while runningRead More
We are DELIGHTED to welcome new practitioners and staff to the Maidenhead Podiatry clinic team this month, here is a little more about our new colleagues: Pauline Shaw (Podiatrist) MChS BSc graduated from the University of Northampton in 2007 with BSc (Hons) in Podiatry. She has undertaken work in the NHS since 2007 and theRead More
We all know how frustrating it is when your beautiful, polished nails begin to look chipped and worn. So here are some top tips to help keep your nails looking lovely, for longer: Nail Biting & Nibbling: Probably brought on by stress or nerves, biting and nibbling the nails is one of the most common ways toRead More
As a client what can I expect from the BIOTEC facials? Quite simply, these amazing facials deliver immediate, visible and longer-lasting results. What do they do and why are they so special? They are designed to re-boot cellular performance to enhance the skin’s ability to repair, renew and re-tone. Chosen for your specific requirements, theRead More
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As you know, we take the safety of our patients, clients and staff very seriously. On Tuesday we welcomed Malcolm Jury from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Training to the clinic and he delivered an excellent session on how avoid the risk of fire and putting out fires correctly. ...