Foot Pain & Achilles Tendon Ankle Pain

Foot Pain & Achilles Tendon Ankle Pain Achilles Injury / Tendinopathy What is the Achilles Tendon? Foot pain at the rear of the ankle may be Achilles in origin pain. The Achilles tendon is a combined tendon of the two muscles in the calf, the larger muscle being Gastrocnemius and smaller muscle being Soleus.  This […]

Flat Feet & Foot Pain

What are ‘flat feet’ ? Having flat feet, or ‘fallen arches’, means that your feet have low or no arches and press almost completely flat against the ground. The medical name for flat feet is ‘Pronation’. The arch, or instep, is the middle part of the foot that’s usually raised off the ground when you stand, […]

Healthy Feet for 2018

This time of year we often think about our health. Looking at our diet; maybe up our exercise or join a gym. But how many of us consider the importance foot health?. Our feet need as much attention as the rest of our body and we need healthy feet for exercise, recreation and work. So […]

Society of Chiropody & Podiatry Conference 2017 in Liverpool

Foot Pain resolution Society of Chiropody & Podiatry Conference in Liverpool Podiatrists & Chiropodists Jonathan Kirk & Sheila Mills from Waverley Foot Clinic are attending the Society of Chiropody & Podiatry Conference in Liverpool. The annual UK meeting is the largest in Europe with four days of excellent clinical lectures and access to the latest […]

Nail Fungus Treatment, what can be done?

Nail Fungus Low level Laser Therapy At Waverley Foot Clinic one of our main treatment areas concerns Fungal Nail Infections. Fungal nail infections are increasing year by year. Once a nail has become infected an enzyme produced by the fungus allows the protein in the nail to be digested. This leads to the discoloration and […]

Heel & Arch Pain, what can I do?

Heel & Arch pain Heel and arch pain that often seems worse in the morning can be very debilitating. This pain may slowly reduce as walking begins but often returns through the day causing constant discomfort. This condition is often called ‘Policeman’s Heel’ but the medical term for this problem is ‘Plantar Fasciitis’ Policeman’s Heel […]

‘My fungal nail infection looks terrible, what can I do?’

A fungal nail infection can look very unpleasant and sometimes ugly. Especially during the summer months or on holiday when our feet are on display! Fungal infection. Where does it come from? Fungus is everywhere. It’s how the natural world decays organic matter from fallen leaves to the fruit in your fruit bowl. The fungus actually […]

Take care of your feet with rest and exercise

Take care of your feet with rest and exercise Sitting with your feet up for 10 minutes after a long day helps circulation. To refresh feet, massage gently with a foot roller, or better still, ask you partner to massage your feet. Calf stretches help to keep feet supple and keep a good range of […]

Nail fungus ‘cold’ laser at Waverley Foot Clinic

The Mail on Sunday Pain-free laser that banishes toenail fungus – caused by wearing sweaty trainers By Roger Dobson for The Mail on Sunday Are your feet fungus free? Wearing hot, sweaty trainers can encourage fungal spores. Doctors are using ‘cold’ laser beams to vaporise nail fungus, a common cause of painful, unsightly toenails. Unlike […]

Healthy feet for spring at Waverley Foot Clinic, Farnham

Keeping feet looking healthy for spring At the end of the long winter months our feet may feel neglected. Months of feet being in warm winter shoes often leaves them feeling dry and uncom-fortable. Dry feet can look and feel unpleasant, but also may develop into a serious problem. As we start to think about […]