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Buying new school shoes online? How to measure your children’s feet accurately .

Have your children outgrown their school shoes? You can measure your children’s feet yourself at home. It doesn’t matter if they are six or sixteen (or sixty), correct fit is important for anyone at any age. Read on. When children’s feet grow, they grow quickly. In a child’s first three to four years, their feetRead More

Lockdown? We are open! Read how we manage Covid-19 risk.

During Tier5/Lockdown we are open, working, and taking appointments for Podiatry and Chiropractic Covid-19 has brought many changes to our lives during the lockdown. We are having to take measures and considerations that will be with us for some months. As you are reading this we hope you are all well and staying safe. TheRead More

Ten things you need to know about treating your fungal nail

We are open during lockdown – call 01628 773588 today for and appointment. 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 treatmentRead More

Red, itchy toes? Could it be chilblains?

We are open during lockdown. Click here to read our covid precautions. Do you have chilblains? Cold weather always brings an increase in enquiries prompted by cherry red, itchy and sometimes, weepy toe tips. With temperatures due to dip below -7degreesC this week we have already seen an increase in concerned callers. Our Podiatrists atRead More

Ten tips for walking and running during lockdown

Maidenhead Podiatry and Chiropractic Clinic is open for routine care during lockdown. To view our Covid-19 measures, click here. Groundhog Day This is a popular North American tradition celebrated in the United States and Canada on February 2. It follows on from a Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that when a groundhog emerges from its burrow onRead More

Need help with your feet or back – use our search bar.

Use our search bar the find what you are looking for Many people visit our website for help or information on Podiatry or Chiropractic. Both Podiatrists and Chiropractors offer a range of treatments and skills to benefit their patients but sometimes all you need is to be informed. Below we describe what Podiatry and ChiropracticRead More

A guide to verruca treatment

Do I have a verruca? Many of us have experienced a verruca, usually as a child, or know someone who has. There are so many opportunities to acquire a verruca from a variety of communal floors such as hotels, swimming pools and the gym. In a similar way to a parasite, the virus that causesRead More

What is gout and do you have it?

Do I have gout? Arthritis is a disease of the joints which results in them to become inflamed and stiff. There are three main types of arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteo-arthritis and the less common form, Gout. What is gout and what causes it? Gout is the result of too much uric acid in theRead More

Do you have small bumps around your heels?

Do you have small bumps around your heels? Many people are concerned that they have small lumps around the circumference of their heels. Although they can appear alarming they are known as piezogenic papules are quite harmless and in the main, painless. They comprise soft, compressible lumps, often on the back and round the side of theRead More

Ten things you need to know about Swift verruca treatment

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