Athlete’s Foot, clinically referred to as Tinea Pedis, is a skin infection of the feet caused by exposure to fungal dermatophyte spores. Athlete’s Foot mainly affects the soles of the feet and the inter-digital spaces, however, once acquired it can spread to other sites such as the nails. It is a common infection with an … Continue reading The truth about Athletes Foot
If you work on your feet all day, chances are you’ve finished the day with sore feet, an achy back, or just generally feeling a bit stiff. For many of us standing all day for work is non-negotiable, for tradespeople, medical professionals and nurses to retail and hospitality workers weight bearing activity comes with the … Continue reading How to manage tired work feet
With the turn of the new season, we thought it would be a fantastic opportunity to give both our Podiatry and FRANKiE4 spaces an update. It’s important to us to keep these spaces looking and feeling functional, modern and stylish for our customers and patients! First up, luscious greenery was delivered, adding a beautiful fresh … Continue reading See our Interior Design update
Your feet may not be the first thing on your mind when you’re planning that holiday you’ve been longing for, but they sure can put you a step back if you forget about them. Whether you want to prevent foot problems on that special trip, or get on top of your current niggles before you … Continue reading Travelling and your feet
From lace-ups to brogues, boots to loafers, FRANKiE4 Footwear offers the perfect blend of style & comfort for those needing extra supportive footwear, or those needing to swap out the functional footbed to fit their own orthotic. On-trend looks combined with cushioning to cocoon the whole foot, FRANKiE4’s range of orthotic friendly styles suit anyone … Continue reading Orthotic Friendly Shoes
If you can identify when your shoes are worn out and need replacing, you’re on the road to keeping your feet happy. Worn out shoes can affect your biomechanics and may put you at risk of pain and injuries. It’s not uncommon for worn shoes to look fine on the outside (especially if you look … Continue reading When to retire your shoes
Achilles tendinopathy is a blanket term that covers a variety of pathologies involving the Achilles tendon and its surrounding sheath. Achilles tendinopathies vary greatly in severity and the amount of impairment caused. They also affect individuals from all walks of life, young athletes with acute injuries to ageing individuals with degenerative changes to their tendons. … Continue reading Achilles Tendinopathy
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As the old saying goes; the leg bones connected to the knee bone, the knee bones connected to the thigh bone and the thigh bones connected the hip bone. So, it’s no surprise your feet and your hips have a relationship and the health of these two structures directly affect one another. Many factors contribute … Continue reading Hip pain and your feet
At All Podiatry & The Shoe Co. our digital gait analysis technology allows us to take a specialised approach to examining your foot and lower limb alignment, whether it be for assessment, a guide for treatment plans for our patients, or to make recommendations on running shoes for an individual. For customers seeking running or … Continue reading What is a running analysis?