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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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Biomechanics – What it is and Why it’s useful

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Biomechanics 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. Podiatrists think like engineers to understand the abnormal tissue stresses that cause foot and lower extremity problems. By understanding bio-mechanics principles, we can […]

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Footwear, just how important is it?

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8 things to consider when buying children shoes

As well as examining the feet of Norfolk people, we as podiatrists ensure we look at the whole person and not just the hole in the person!   Footwear is always checked during appointments and we often have patients ask, “what is right for my feet?”   One common error is wearing whatever feels comfortable. Patients are often […]

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High Heels – is it worth it?

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Ladies, we all love wearing high heels right?  We feel elegant, taller and just fabulous when we put a pair on! However, there is a reason our feet throb in pain after about an hour of wearing stilettos. Yes, you all know that feeling of pulling your foot out of the heels when the night […]

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Patient Stories

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Mrs FW Fakenham – Fungal nail infections  [metaslider id=2439] FW has been coming to see us for the past 4 years. Most of her toenails had a chronic fungal infection that made them appear discoloured, thickened and painful to cut. Mrs W had stopped wearing any kind of open toe sandals or shoes that would […]

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Elderly foot-care is so important

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Throughout our lifetime we will probably walk enough steps to take us four times around the world!   When you think that with each step we take, our foot will carry our entire body weight, then it is not surprising that our feet require a little attention, especially as we become elderly. One of the main […]

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Ingrown Toenails

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In-growing Toenails       Symptoms and treatments In-growing toenails can be excruciatingly painful and can cause a lot of misery. Many people suffer un-necessarily with this condition, sometimes for years at a time. The good news is there is help available that will have you back on your feet in no time. In-growing toenails occur […]

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A Spanish Podiatrist working in the UK

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A Spanish Podiatrist working in the UK Ever wondered about working as a podiatrist abroad? I always dreamt of experiencing England first hand. I never imagined it would be possible to realise this dream, whilst at the same time continue to pursue my career. Having completed high school, I embarked upon a two-year course in […]

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Chiropodist / Podiatrist: What’s in a name?

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So many people ask us what is the difference between a Chiropodist and Podiatrist and we answer that nowadays there is no difference. Our society; the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists introduced the term Podiatrist in 1993 as it’s the internationally recognised name for a foot specialist and also to help distinguish State Registered Chiropodists […]

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It’s Official!

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the society of chiropodists and podiatrists accredited practice

It was time earlier this year to re-apply for our accreditation with the Society of Podiatrists and Chiropodists. For the staff here at Randell’s, this is just the end result of an ongoing process, whereby we ensure that all of our premises are maintained at the highest standards, and that all of our staff undertake […]