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  • Rugby & Football boot orthotics

    By admin on April 20, 2013
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    It’s coming to the end of both the Football and Rugby season…. At Bartholomew Way however we have been producing an increasingly large number of Rugby & Football boot orthotics designed to fit specifically Rugby or Football boots and to solve injuries that have grumbled on all season. We would suggest that if you are hobbling off the pitch at […]
  • What does a chiropody appointment involve?

    By admin on January 12, 2013
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    What happens at a chiropody appointment? A chiropody appointment will usually involve initial discussion of your medical history, medication & history of foot or lower limb problems. We will undertake normal foot examination, and check foot and ankle pulses.....
  • My orthotic coverings are coming unstuck

    By admin on June 15, 2012
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    We offer a great value orthotic refurbishment and recovering service at Bartholomew Way. Visit the recovering and refurbishing pages here for information and pricing. If your orthotic refurbishment or recovering hasn’t lasted long then there are a few things that your previous podiatrist or orthotics lab haven’t taken into account. The most significant issue with covers coming unstuck especially around […]
  • Corns and Callus Removal

    By admin on May 17, 2012
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    Corns and Callus Corns and callus are one of the most common problems seen by podiatrists everyday. There can be varying degrees of callus from minimal callus under the ball of the foot, to an infected ulcer that develops as a result of thick callus that damages the skin. Corns and callus are pathologically the same, what that means is […]
  • Verruca or Wart? What is this on my foot?

    By admin on May 15, 2012
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    A verruca is a wart that is usually found on the sole of the foot, but may also appear around or between the toes. In the early stages of a verruca, it is small and dark with a puncture mark or demarcated area in the skin, where you can see that the lines in the skin curve around the verruca. In […]
  • Verruca Treatments

    By admin on May 15, 2012
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    So how is a Verruca treated? There are no right answers when treating a verruca, there are lots of home treatments and lots of treatments that podiatrists like to use, but no single treatment stands out as the most effective. Examples of verruca treatments can include; Salicylic acid (most research behind proves good results) Silver nitrate Clinical Cryotherapy Duck tape […]
  • We no longer offer Custom-made Orthotic Sandals from Birkenstock but…

    By admin on April 30, 2012
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    Choose your style and colour and your laser scanned bespoke sandals should be on your feet in five working days, for £249.95 inclusive.
  • Over Pronation: What is it?

    By admin on April 30, 2012
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    What is over-pronation? Depending on what you read around 60-70% of the population suffer from excessive or over pronation, but what determines what is ‘over or excessive’ when referring to pronation, there is no real criteria that says what is considered normal or more importantly abnormal. It is also important to point out that everyone pronates in their normal walking […]
  • Sesamoiditis Treatment (Big Toe Joint Pain)

    By admin on April 27, 2012
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    Sesamoiditis Is a common pain that affects the forefoot usually located just behind the big toe on the ball of the foot. Sesamoiditis generally means an irritation of the sesamoid bones, which are two tiny bones within the tendons that run to the big toe. Every time you push off when walking or running the sesamoids are involved and eventually […]
  • Freibergs Infraction Treatment

    By admin on April 24, 2012
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    Freibergs Infraction/ Osteochondritis Freiberg’s Infraction is an avascular necrosis usually of the 2nd metatarsal head, this means that there isn’t enough blood supply to the growth plate and is usually caused by repetitive microtrauma, which is why this disorder is common in young athletes between the ages of 15-25 (although this age range varies depending on what you read). You […]