This old lady’s foot wound was left untreated for so long. It became infested with maggots and this has contributed to her death. This would not have happened with proper foot care. It is a shocking but true story.
Podiatrists are seeing an increase in so-called ‘expensive sneaker disease’ Expensive sneaker disease: the phenomenon of people suffering foot injuries from wearing inappropriate footwear for the activities they wish to perform. And more often, fashion is to blame. Lewis Citroen,… Read More »Expensive Sneaker Disease?
If you have diabetes, please choose your everyday shoes more carefully.Please have a good read of the below journal article Diabetic Foot Australia guideline on footwear for people with diabeteshttps://jfootankleres.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13047-017-0244-z If you have no time, here goes the summary. 1.… Read More »Diabetic foot Australia Guideline on footwear for people with diabetes
Foot is a highly plastic structure and the shape can be changed by constricting footwear. It is demonstrated in traditional Chinese foot binding practice.Less extreme cases include rock climbers wearing tight shoes and Ballerina’s feet. And these stylish and fashionable… Read More »Foot is a highly plastic structure
Do you need to see a podiatrist? Here is a handy checklist. Do you have painful feet? Do you experience leg pain? Do you have painful knees? Do you experience sore hips? Do you find walking or standing uncomfortable? Do… Read More »When do you need to see a podiatrist?