Tag Archives: podiatry

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 […]

Arch support work boots - Ergonx Elements

How to find the perfect work boot

Picture your work boots as the groundwork of a structure – if it’s robust and steadfast, the edifice above it stands tall and secure. A top-notch work boot mirrors this concept; it supports and safeguards your feet form the trauma throughout the day. Attributes of a great Work Boot: Hazards of Substandard Boots Sporting ill-fitting […]

Flat feet are often associated with foot pain

Does My Child Need Orthotics for Flat Feet?

Flat feet, or pes planus, is a common condition among children where the arches of the feet are flattened, causing the entire sole of the foot to come into contact with the ground. While many children with flat feet don’t experience any discomfort or issues, some may develop symptoms that require attention. As a parent, […]

Who Goes to See a Podiatrist? Understanding When, How, and Why

When it comes to foot health, understanding when to seek professional help is crucial. Podiatrists, the experts in foot and ankle care, cater to a diverse range of individuals facing various foot-related issues. Whether you’re an athlete experiencing discomfort during workouts, someone dealing with persistent foot pain or even someone who struggles to trim their […]

Can a podiatrist help me with my toenails?

Nail cutting is a fundamental aspect of podiatric foot care, and is crucial for maintaining the health and comfort of your feet. As a result all qualified podiatrists are trained to trim toenails as it is a basic but essential part of their practice. They are experts in assessing and managing various foot and toenail […]