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
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
As a nation, we love our gardens and spend a considerable amount of time and money on them. As we rush to get those essential jobs done, there is a risk that we may end up injuring ourselves, especially our back. What everyone wants is to be fit and healthy enough to sit in theirRead More
Have you ever thought about visiting a podiatrist and wondered what they do? We meet the Head Podiatrist, Peter Christer at Maidenhead Podiatry to find out more about what they do and how they could help you. Here is what Peter had to say: How long have you been a Podiatrist? I have been aRead More
Have you ever thought about visiting a Chiropractor but wondered what they do? We took some time to speak to our Chiropractic team – Rebecca Rees (BSC) and Dr Lucy Steel (BSc, MSc, DC) to find out a bit more about what they do, how they could help you and about a typical days work,Read More
What is a verruca and how can I get rid of it? A verruca is simply a wart that is usually found on the soles of feet, though they can also appear around the toes or anywhere on the foot and lower leg. Appearance can vary but it may become rough and bumpy with aRead More
The College of Podiatry approves Airflex™ range of mens shoes. The College of Podiatry has partnered with Marks and Spencer with the College of Podiatry brand endorsement logo being added to a number of M&S footwear ranges in M&S stores. A three-year partnership aims to raise awareness of the importance of good foot health andRead More
Snap-shots from the history of footwear The Ancient Egyptians used to paint the picture of their enemy on the sole of their shoe so that they stamped on them when they walked. Today in parts of the Middle East, throwing your shoe at someone is considered a gross insult. The Romans are thought to haveRead More
Caring for your feet during pregnancy. At Maidenhead Podiatry we find foot care during pregnancy is often overlooked with treatment only being sought towards the end of term, and frequently only because feet can no longer be reached. Pregnancy means many changes in a woman’s body and there are common complaints that develop over theRead More
At Maidenhead Podiatry, our Podiatrists are often asked – ‘Do I have hammer toes and can they be treated?’ A hammer toe is a toe that is bent or flexed at the middle joint in the toe and can lead to considerable pressure and pain. The ligaments and tendons on the underside of the toeRead More
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A pain in the heel? Both athletes and non-athletes suffer from heel pain, which affects around 10% of the population at some point in their lives. There are a number of potential causes, and these often occur in combination. If your heels are bothering you, our team of podiatrists can help identify the causes and create a plan to resolve the issue so that you can live pain-free. ...