Why do I need podiatry?

Posted Posted in Footcare, Podiatry, Podiatry services​

Why do I need podiatry? A patient’s guide to podiatry services​ by Karen Randell. Common concerns about podiatry treatment Will it be painful? Treatment is usually pain free and should give immediate relief from discomfort. Will I get an infection? All our instruments will be sterilised or single use. Our podiatrists are trained to prevent cross infection and will wear gloves and aprons for your protection. What if I still have discomfort? We expect our patients to walk out of the clinic in complete comfort but if you do still have problems we will offer you a free follow up […]

Footballers’ Feet: What are they like?

Posted Posted in Advice, Footcare, Podiatry, Podiatry services​

In my experience as a Randell’s Footcare podiatrist working with professional footballers, I have found two well defined stages during the football season. The bad one and the worst. Blisters, calluses, damaged nails Despite what we might think (that footballers must have perfect feet), in contrast, once inside the treatment room you find completely the opposite. Blisters, callus, bruised nails, damaged nails or even no nails!  Sometimes our mission is just to make things a bit easier for them. Sometimes they just need advice to find the way to keep their feet in tiptop condition. In some cases we need […]