Monthly Archives: May 2024

What is Psoriasis and How Can a Podiatrist Help?

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Characterized by red, scaly patches, it can appear anywhere on the body but often affects the elbows, knees, scalp, and notably, the feet. This autoimmune disorder speeds up the life cycle of skin cells, causing them to build up rapidly on the surface. […]

Custom made orthotics are specifically designed to correct abnormal foot motions

Are Orthotics a Life Sentence?

When faced with foot pain or discomfort, many individuals are prescribed orthotics as a solution. However, a common concern arises: are orthotics a life sentence? The simple answer is no. Orthotics are not a permanent crutch but rather a valuable tool in the journey towards foot health and overall well-being. Understanding Orthotics Orthotics are custom-made […]

Are Orthotics Bad for You?

In the world of podiatry, custom foot orthotics have been a subject of both praise and scepticism. For some, they’re hailed as a miracle solution for various foot ailments, while others raise concerns about their potential drawbacks. One prevalent myth that often circulates is whether orthotics are bad for you. Let’s delve into this topic […]