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Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Podiatrist in Kirkburton

February marks Raynaud’s awareness month. So, what is Raynaud’s, and what does it have to do with Podiatry? What is Raynaud’s? Well, Raynaud’s is a condition that affects the circulation in the extremities, mainly the hands and feet, but it can affect other areas such as the nose, ears and…

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Dry skin – the struggle is real!

  Why does nothing get rid of my dry skin?? One thing we see in clinic time and time again, is dry skin. Often, when people come to see us with this problem, they have tried lots of things to improve the quality and appearance of the skin on their…

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All About Ingrown Toenails

ingrown toenail

What is an ingrown toenail? Ingrown toenails are one of the most common conditions that Podiatrists see in clinic. An ingrown nail happens when a section of the nail punctures the skin, which causes pain, inflammation and potential infection. Ouch! When the nail pierces the skin, it acts like a…

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Toenail Reconstruction

Thickened toenails

Do you dread sandal weather because of your toenails? Cosmetic toenail reconstruction is an emerging part of the world of Cosmetic Podiatry. For many people, the look of their toenails is a problem, especially in summer, for holidays and the two days of sun we get here in the UK…

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Foot & Heel Pain

Heel pain

Sometimes, life can be a real pain in the…. Foot. But, don’t let that get you down! Podiatrists deal with all things feet, including foot pain. Your feet are a really complex piece of engineering. Each foot contains 26 bones 33 joints Over 100 ligaments, tendons and muscles That’s a…

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