Keeping my patient walking

Podiatry is so  much more than cutting nails. Several months ago a lovely lady, Sue, came to my clinic with painful toes and continuous blister formation. Sue wanted to keep walking with her social group at weekends, this is her passion, her friendship group and of...

Brighton Marathon 2019

Brighton Marathon Medical Conference 2019 What a great afternoon I had at the conference at the Brighton Hilton this April. This year I was the Podiatry Lead for the Brighton Marathon. I was very honoured to take on this role but it did mean I had to give a talk to...

Festival season for music and dancing

Festival season is here!! I have been reading around conditions most commonly found at festivals, how they occur, and which lovely medical team will be looking after them. I came across a great article by Amber Kibby & Bob Longworth on the College of Podiatry...

June is #FootHealthMonth

This year podiatrists across the country are promoting Foot Health through the medium of education, information, leaflets, talks, posters and so much more. Free foot health checks will be available in podiatry clinics and local community centres. So find your local...

Foot pain case study

Early this year I had a call for an urgent appointment from a lady with pain on the top of her foot that had been there for two months. Her pain level was 10/10 across the top of her left foot, some bruising was still present and swelling was clearly visible. Due to...

Top tips for runners

With marathon season coming soon, new years resolutions getting people running and inspiration from a new patient who enjoys running 100Km events and local marathons; there and back, I have put together a few tips to ensure your runs go smoothly. I love volunteering...

Nail recon course

I had great fun this weekend learning new skills. I attended a BCI course run by Tony and Nina in Hurstpierpoint. I spent the day with three other podiatrists being taught nail reconstruction with Wilde-pedique silver plus, (pronounced ‘Vilda’ it’s...