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Conditions Treated

  • Leg Length and Orthotic treatment

    By Isela on March 7, 2019
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    Orthotics for leg length discrepancy   These smart in-shoe devices play an essential part in helping you get back on your feet and doing the activities you love. Orthotics are special insoles that aid and correct foot function. orthotics are especially useful to treat leg length discrepancy and any associated biomechanical problems.   We can help you by providing the […]
  • Leg length discrepancy

    By Isela on March 7, 2019
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    What is Leg length discrepancy?   Having one leg shorter than the other you may be surprised to read, is quite a common feature in many of us!  However it often goes completely unnoticed and doesn’t cause a problem unless the difference is quite significant usually more than 1 cm. Differences in length can be structural in origin, for example […]
  • Cracked Heels

    By Isela on March 7, 2019
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    The sun is out, you’ve bought your new summer sandals, but the skin on your heels looks dry, cracking and likely to be looking inflamed and feeling quite sore….. You possibly have cracked heels! – A common condition that usually occurs as a consequence of exposing the skin to the elements. Skin on the heels can easily get dehydrated when […]
  • Corns

    By Isela on March 7, 2019
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    Corns What is a corn? This is a question Podiatrists are often asked. Does it have a root? Is it viral?  Can it be contagious?…..The answer to all these common myths you’ll be pleased to know is NO! Corns are cone-shaped concentrated areas of hard skin which occur when putting too much pressure on a particular area of skin. Areas […]
  • 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 […]