Podiatry vs Chiropody: What’s in a name?

Podiatry vs Chiropody: What’s in a name?

Unhealthy, painful feet can stop us in our tracks, both physically and mentally. So, surely such an important area of health deserves protected titles and a clear distinction between practitioner roles. However, this is not necessarily the case. Whereas the likes of...
Is nail reconstruction for me?

Is nail reconstruction for me?

Our feet work hard for us, and over time, with ill-fitting footwear and injuries nails can become thickened, damaged, distorted and discoloured. This can lead embarrassment about your nail appearance and feeling like you have no treatment options left to get a normal...
Does Tea Tree oil treat fungal nails?

Does Tea Tree oil treat fungal nails?

Last week I saw two patients who booked a podiatry assessment because they thought they had uncontrolled athletes’ foot. They both presented with a red, overly itchy rash which hadn’t responded to over the counter athletes foot creams. One patient only had the skin...