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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...

12 Aug 2018

Verrucae (warts) on the feet (and hands) are not nice things to have and can be very hard to treat. We have been using the SWIFT microwave system for over three years now and continue to have good results for our patients.

At the Chiropody Surgery, we were the first cli...

2 Jul 2018

Athletes foot is one of the commonest skin problems in the world today. A study suggested that around 35% of the adult population have it - caused by a fungus that lives on the skin of the feet causing the infection. For the majority of sufferers with the condition, wh...

22 Jun 2018

Tina in Navy Blue

Earlier this year I was attending a podiatry conference in Cardiff when I was introduced to a new shoe company - Joya Shoes. As a podiatrist I see a lot of new shoes every year, but these were different. I was told these were the softest and most comfo...

25 May 2018

On 25th May 2018, there is a new law introduced which we are sure you will have seen - the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force to allow you to have more information about how companies store and use your personal data as well as your right, in ce...

15 May 2018

As the summer approaches and we are spending more time outdoors it’s good to remember to use a sunscreen when out and about. Its not just for your holiday but also everyday use in the summer sunshine. Sunlight contains two types of potentially harmful UV light. UVA rad...

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...

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