15 Nov

Podiatry for Diabetic Foot

Podiatry for Diabetic Foot The treatment of diabetic foot by a Podiatrist, is a crucial aspect of managing foot complications in individuals with diabetes.  All patients with diabetes should have their feet checked at least once per year by a trained healthcare professional.  Diabetes is a lifelong condition which can cause life-and-limb-threatening problems. Some of […]

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27 Oct

Bunions – Causes & Best Treatment Options

A bunion is the result of a deformity of the big toe. The long bone in the middle of the foot (metatarsal) becomes deviated towards the other foot, whilst the big toe (Hallux) pushes to towards the smaller toes. As a result the joint becomes prominent on the inside of the foot. This prominence is […]

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19 May

Gait Analysis

Gait analysis is a critical component of Podiatry that enables the assessment of how a person walks or runs. The information is used together with the findings from a standing and couch examination to develop a tailored treatment plan for you, including advice on appropriate footwear and exercises to strengthen and stretch the affected muscles. […]

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21 Oct

Fungal nail – Diafactory

Fungal nail – Diafactory Fungal Nail Diagnosis Test Nail infections are often identified by nail discolouration or spots on the surface of the nail. Fungal infections of the skin and nails, can cause pain and look unsightly. If not treated quickly, it can lead to loss of the nail, infection into other nails, or/and pain. […]

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05 Oct

Tips for Plantar Fasciitis

The beginning of cooler weather in Dubai means that far more people will be outside pounding the pavements. As a result, here are a few tips on how to avoid plantar fasciitis.  The plantar fascia (PF) is a thick band of fibrous tissue that extends from the base of the heel bone to the toes […]

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