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How Are Your Orthotics Made?

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By Podiatrist, Lawrence Bevan Many clinics offer corrective insoles – orthotics – but not many provide a hand made service like we do here.  Lawrence Bevan has over 25 years of experience in correcting lower limb biomechanical issues.  His approach is hands-on, and only uses technology as a design aid, rather than as the full design tool like many others. …

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Plantar Fasciitis – What Causes It And How Can We Help?

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In my last blog we looked at what is plantar fasciitis – pain within the plantar fascia (a ligament that runs from the heel to the toes). We also looked at diagnosing it with ultrasound. But what causes plantar fasciitis and how can we help it?  I am not looking at the sportsman or runner here, but focusing more on …

Podiatry & Chiropody – What’s The Difference?

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Officially nothing! Podiatry is the more modern word for Chiropody, dealing with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of lower limb problems. Having said that, Chiropody is a more widely known / used word for the treatment of day-to-day foot problems such as toenail problems (thickened, fungal or ingrown), corns and calluses, verrucas, athletes foot and dry, cracked heels, while Podiatry …