Footcare

Family Business

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Meet Karen Randell, Co-founder of Randell's Footcare

Karen Randell is an experienced podiatrist and clinical director of Randell’s Footcare, the other director is Karen’s husband Steve and their son Aidan is currently in his 2nd year at university studying podiatry, so it’s a real family business!  https://cop.org.uk/become-a-podiatrist/career-opportunities-and-scope Randell’s Footcare offer excellence and expertise for all issues affecting the feet and lower limbs in […]

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Neuropathy

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Understanding Neuropathy Neuropathy is a dysfunction of nerves. It can lead to loss of feeling, heightened sensitivity or abnormal/incorrect sensations. It can also affect your ability to sweat, making your skin drier. Peripheral neuropathy occurs at the periphery – feet, and hands. It can be commonly caused by certain diseases, such as diabetes or rheumatoid […]

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Lymphoedema

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Podiatry and why do I need

Lymphoedema, A swelling problem Have you noticed your feet or legs are swelling and you don’t know why? By Clare Rushmer, Podiatrist Lymphoedema is a disease which occurs when the lymphatic system fails and fluid accumulated in the affected area. It causes progressive swelling, skin changes, fluid leakage from the skin, and an increased risk […]

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The Importance of Footwear in Children

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We are all aware of the rate at which children grow and the continuous changes in size and shape, so it can be difficult to consistently buy the correct footwear every time when shopping, even more so when children participate in sport, forever shredding and wearing down the materials on trainers! Generally, when buying kids […]

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Biomechanics

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Biomechanical Assessment

Biomechanics and how it might help me What is biomechanics? It is one of the fields of podiatry, which involves the prevention, diagnosis and assessment of the structure, alignment and function of muscles, bones and joints of the feet and lower limb. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomechanics Podiatrists think like engineers to understand the abnormal tissue stresses that cause […]

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Providing Podiatry During a Pandemic

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Scariest time for business The run-up to lockdown back in March was one of the scariest times we have ever experienced in our business history, much worse than the recession back in the early 1990s and the Great recession in 2008. In the 1990s we were running high street practices in Tunbridge wells and Tonbridge […]

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Coronavirus

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COVID-19 UPDATE We would like to reassure our clients that during this outbreak of Coronavirus Covid-19 we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of the infection in all of our clinics. A video of the precautions we take can be seen here On arrival at our clinics you will find anti-microbial hand sanitiser for […]