What happens to your feet when walking? At Maidenhead Podiatry, our Podiatrists are often asked how walking affects your feet. In an average lifetime, it is estimated that we walk about 100,000 miles/160,000 km. The ligaments, tendons, and muscles in our feet support and coordinate movement. So walking helps strengthen them and keeps them supple.Read More
Referred pain, compensation pain and ingrowing nail pain.
What is causing your foot pain? Our blogs this month have looked at some of the causes of foot pain. Now, in the last of this series of blogs we look at some of the causes of foot pain not already covered. Referred pain This is where the cause of pain isn’t where the painRead More
Why do I have localised foot pain?
Why do I have pain in specific parts of my foot? This is where the pain is usually sharp or persistent and is often focused on a single point or area. Toes Our nails tend to grow more slowly and more thickly as we get older. This is often a result of reduced circulation andRead More
Why do I have pain in the arch and big toe?
What is the cause of my arch and big toe pain? At Maidenhead Podiatry and Chiropractic Clinic, our Podiatrists are often asked about foot pain located in the inner long arch or inside of the foot. The pain often associated with pain in the large/big toe joint. It can also radiate up the leg. WhenRead More
Why do I have heel pain?
What is causing my heel pain? At Maidenhead Podiatry our Podiatrists are regularly asked about heel pain which is often at its worst first thing in the morning or when walking after a period of rest. The first part of the gait cycle, where your foot has its first contact with the ground, is called ‘heel strike’.Read More
Why do I have foot pain?
Why do my feet hurt? In a series of blogs this month we will look at the causes of foot pain. There are many reasons why anyone can experience different levels and types of foot pain. Sharp or dull, bruised, or persistent, pain is a warning – don’t ignore it! This list is not exhaustiveRead More
In our lifetime we walk over 100,000 miles! Are you ready?
In an average lifetime it is estimated that we walk about 100,000 miles. Just think about that for a moment. One hundred thousand miles! Are your feet ready?Read More
What can I expect from Swift verruca treatment at Maidenhead Podiatry?
Swift verruca treatment This treatment is an innovative 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 through a disposable head to treat the affected tissue with a thermal reaction. ForRead More
My child has flat feet – do I need to worry?
Flat feet in children 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 archRead More
What is plantar fasciitis?
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
Why is my back hurting?
At Havelock Chiropractic, our Chiropractors are often asked, ‘why is my back hurting? Back pain is often thought to be due to “over-doing it”, however, have you ever wondered why so many people injure themselves with simple actions like picking up a pencil or getting out of a chair? It is important to understand thatRead More
Aging feet? Do your feet feel like they are getting older before the rest of you? The Podiatrists at Maidenhead Podiatry explain what might be happening. Older feet naturally develop more problems. The skin tends to thin and lose it’s elasticity. Healing can take longer and wear and tear to the joints over the yearsRead More
How do you choose the right footwear?
At Maidenhead Podiatry, our Podiatrists are often asked, ‘how do you choose the right footwear?’ Keeping your feet healthy is only part of preventing foot problems, is also essential that you wear well-fitting shoes. So it doesn’t matter if walking, dancing or pounding the pavements is your choice of exercise in 2010, The Society ofRead More
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