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‘Health Screening for Feet’ – The importance of good foot health

In this article we thought we would discuss the importance of good foot health.  An awareness of foot health is one of the most understated healthcare needs to our population   Generally we spend good time and money on looking after our eyes, our backs our skin, our diets and exercise but the feet are…

Footwear, injury prevention, back to school, work and sports

Good Footwear is one of the most important considerations we can give ourselves, and that parents can give to their childs foot development.  Yet so many people of all ages wear shoes that are inappropriate for their feet or which fail in its design to appropriately accommodate that persons foot type.  Feet come in all…

Fungal Nail Infections of the foot. Prevention, maintenance and treatments.

Fungal nail infections are one of the primary causes of damage and discoloration to the nail.  The nail can have a white to yellow or even brown/very dark brown discolouration.   The cause of the nail infection is the similar type that causes the athletes foot infection that you classically get between you toes. The…

Helping to look after Diabetic feet with regular Diabetic foot checks

The foot is the foundation of your body.  It may be advised by Podiatrists and Chiropodists that Diabetic foot receive regular checks to ensure that the foot stays in the very best condition.   People with Diabetes can be at greater risk of developing foot complications compared with people without the condition.  If you are Diabetic…

Custom made Flip flops. Introducing our first in prescription footwear

Now available, custom made flip flops.   Have you ever wanted your own personalised flip flops?  For the very best in comfort we can take a cast of your foot to provide you with your own supportive orthopaedic footbeds made just for you.   If you have an ongoing foot condition, or you just require extra comfort…

Bournemouth Podiatry Showcase Pressure Measurement Technology

A welcome back to the New Year and Bournemouth Podiatry attended the Shelley Manor Theatre January 2015 open day to meet and greet the local community and to talk, discuss and demonstrate the new technologies and innovations in the world of Podiatry.   As a multi-disciplinary profession (meaning we will work closely with other associated…

Ski boot orthotics

Skiing is one of the most challenging recreational activities we can do and our  feet are usually the first thing to suffer! As Podiatrist and Chiropodists many meet people who come to us for advice regards the up coming ski-season.   In particular we discuss the option of using ski-boot inserts. Skiers tend to take part…

Orthotics may help with balance, comfort and protecting feet in shoes

The foot is the foundation of your Body.  It serves you well.  Carrying your body and performing precise and difficult biomechanical movements without the need for much conscious thought.  Yet how many of use actually realise the importance of our feet and what we can and ‘should’ do to look after them. The human foot…

Instant fit orthotics could be the answer to daily foot comfort

Shoes do not always provide the levels of support, fit or cushioning that we require. At Bournemouth Podiatry we have a range of semi custom orthotic arch supports designed to anatomically fit the foot to help improve foot function and dramatically improve comfort.  Why do orthotics make such a difference to a shoe? It is…

Balance and Posture

Your biomechanical Podiatrist or Chiropodist can be the perfect practitioner to help you with all issues regarding balance and posture. Our feet are the foundation of our body.  When we do not use our feet correctly, either in stance or whilst walking then the rest of our body is likely to go out of balance…

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