Getting One Step Ahead This New Year

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In January, we hear about all the planned fitness resolutions; to take up a new sport, focus on losing weight, getting fit, a healthier diet and these are all fabulous! But, while splashing out on a gym membership or fitness class bookings, can we also recommend that if there is one thing you are going to invest in this year, …

High Heels & Party Feet

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Podiatrist, Lawrence Bevan, shares his view on high heels, and gives us some invaluable heel wearing tips. It’s Christmas time and that, usually means parties, and that can mean party shoes. Whilst when it comes to high heels, my first advice would be – just don’t – I imagine I’m fighting a losing battle! There’s good evidence from research, that …

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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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Lacuna Method: Fungal Nail Treatment

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Fungal infection of the nail – known as onychomycosis – is the most difficult of the superficial fungal infections to treat. This is because most treatments available are topical agents (nail paints, ointments, and sprays), which are unable to penetrate the nail plate and reach the infected area. The active infection is usually in the skin beneath the nail (nail …

Running Shoes – When To Change And What To Look For

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By Podiatrist, Lawrence Bevan The right running shoe is crucial for your comfort and avoidance of injuries – whether you run 5 or 50 miles a week.  You should be looking to change your trainers after around 450-600 miles, but unless you keep an accurate mileage log, you can also look for signs of wear and tear.  These would include, soles or …