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Verruca – what are they?

One of the common foot problems we see at the Chiropody Surgery are verrucae. This short article explains all about them and how they may be treated.

 Verruca (Sole of foot)

So what are they?

The word verruca (plural: verrucae) is a word to describ...

The idea of an ingrowing toenail is often the material of comedians but like most medical conditions, if you have it, it is no laughing matter. Ingrowing toenails are a common foot problem causing pain and discomfort that we see and treat at the Chiropody surgery.

What...

This month is "Foot Health Month" and Spring is definitely the time that feet re-emerge from their winter shoes to more open-toed footwear. At the Chiropody Surgery this is the time of year when we are particularly busy as feet come out of their hibernation, ready for...

Our podiatrist, Dr Ivan Bristow, recently made a trip over to Canada to deliver a series of lectures on foot dermatology and microwave technology in Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. Whilst there he met with Canadian Podiatrists including Dr Helen Rees, President of the C...

Although it may not feel like it quite yet, spring is here and we look forward to longer lighter evenings with warmer weather and a bit of sunshine - if we are lucky. As the temperatures start to rise, we think about bringing out our summer shoes but are your feet read...

Toenails are perhaps not the most glamorous part of our body, but its good to show them off whenever possible. Unfortunately, toenail problems are a common problem. Most often at the chiropody surgery we see nails which have been damaged or are thickened. This is most...

Keeping you feet warm in the colder weather can feel like an uphill struggle during winter but some simple advice can be helpful. If you are out and about on a cold day, think about your feet. A lot of heat can be lost through your feet as heat is conducted away throug...

Foot pain is a very common condition and there are many reasons why we get it. At the Chiropody Surgery, we are pleased to announce a new service. If you suffer with foot pain, why not come along to see us? We can undertake a detailed assessment to find the cause and o...

Earlier this month in Liverpool, at the the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference, our podiatrist Ivan Bristow was invited to give a keynote lecture to the 1500 delegates packed into the auditorium at the ACC in Liverpool. The topic of his talk was...

As part of the Chiropody Surgery website, as a team we have been regularly posting information on this blog since we started the website back in 2014. This is something we have enjoyed doing to keep talking to our patients but to our surprise it seems our hard work has...

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