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As Podiatrists at Maidenhead Podiatry we are often asked to look at the feet of young children as their parents ask – ‘My child has flat feet – do I need to worry?’. All typically developing children are born with flexible flat feet. However they progressively develop a medial longitudinal arch (the arch that runsRead More

At Maidenhead Podiatry we are frequently asked – what is diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic, potentially debilitating disease. It occurs as a result of problems with the production and supply of a hormone called insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans which regulates the amount of glucose inRead More

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

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

The Podiatrists at Maidenhead Podiatry have put together a number of summer foot-care tips, to help get your feet in shape for the beach or just a summer at home. Trim your toenails for summer – Use proper nail clippers and cut straight across following the contour of the toe, not too short, and not downRead More