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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...

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...

17 Aug 2017

Fungal nail infection, unfortunately, is a very common infection of the foot. Around 8% of the adult population have it.  The condition can be difficult to treat, particularly in its advanced stages. The key to eradicating this infection is to diagnose it early so the...

30 Nov 2014

Fungal nail infection (known as onychomycosis) is when the nail plate is invaded by the fungus that causes atheles foot. Around 50% of all toe nail problems are attributed to fungal infection. The first signs of nail infection is a change in the nail colour at the edge...

1 Oct 2014

In October this year, the Daily Mail (1/10/2014) ran a feature on foot problems in the Health Pages section and as part of this, our podiatrist, Ivan Bristow, was interviewed and featured. The article looks at fungal nail infection (also known as Onychomycosis) and he...

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