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

(Radial) Shockwave Therapy (SWT)

(Radial) SHOCKWAVE Therapy (SWT) Radial Shockwave is a tried, tested, and well-researched treatment used in physiotherapy since the 1990s. It has gained popularity due to its effectiveness and application across a wide range of professions. What would you use it for? SWT is used by both our podiatrists and our chiropractors to treat a varietyRead More

Biomechanics and musculoskeletal assessment – a guest blog by Jeremy Ousey MSc MCPod

Biomechanics and musculoskeletal assessment As part of working in private practice I regularly visit online forums for patients with common conditions – such as plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma and shin splints. I frequently read statements similar to “my friend said I need a biomechanics assessment” or “you need to go to the musculoskeletal clinic” orRead 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

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

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Maidenhead Podiatry and Chiropractic

What do we do at Maidenhead Podiatry and Chiropractic? Podiatry is defined as the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders; however, we assess, diagnose and treat from the knee. Chiropractic is the management consists of a wide range of manipulative techniques designed to improve the function of joints, relieve pain and ease muscle spasm. PodiatryRead More

(Radial) Shockwave Therapy (SWT)

  Radial Shockwave is a tried, tested and well-researched treatment used in physiotherapy since the 1990s. It has gained popularity due to its effectiveness and application across a wide range of professions.Read More

Podiatry / Chiropodist

Podiatry Treatments

We are delighted that Maidenhead Podiatry has been accredited by the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists for both our in-clinic and domiciliary services. This means that we have reviewed our practice standards to ensure that they comply with national standards and best practice within the profession.Read More