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Muscles, bones and joints
Having healthy feet can help us to balance our body effectively.
From racking up 1000s of steps each day or dancing all night, your feet are often ignored until they start to hurt. Taking care of your feet can save you a lot of pain and suffering. Simply wearing the right shoes can spare you bunions and blisters.
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We asked our lead physiotherapist, Jan Vickery about the causes of bunions and how to prevent their development. Act fast and you can help stop bunions in their tracks.
Taking care of your feet doesn’t have to take long ...
High heels can affect our musculoskeletal system...
I broke my ankle six weeks ago and it is still painful.
I am sorry to hear about the problems you are experiencing with your ankle.
Surgery should always be a last resort with any condition.
If you experience pins and needles only when you are walking, it could be caused by pressure on your foot.
Feet and ankles
If the toe is very discoloured, cold to the touch, you are unable to bend it, or you experience pins and needles in it, these are all indications that it may need to be seen by a GP.
Depending on the exact position, depth and stage of healing of this fracture, it may be necessary to immobilise the foot.
I suggest that you bathe your feet twice a day in an emollient such as Oilatum, Diprobath or Doublebase and then ensure your feet are thoroughly dry before applying a moisturiser.
Children don’t often complain of painful feet and toes. If they get pain just on walking, my first thought is whether they have a verruca pressing into the flesh.
There are dozens of causes of swollen ankles, and while many of them are not serious, swollen ankles can be unsightly and uncomfortable.
It does seem sensible to have a thorough examination particularly in view of your previous problem...
An ingrown toenail is indeed painful. We are sure you are aware that...
Morton’s Neuroma is a condition which affects the nerves in the foot...
Bunions are a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe...
By definition they are a bony deformity of the joint...
I have aching ankle joints and some swelling which tends to be worse after walking