The Fit Feet Blog

COVID 19 – UPDATE (Currently remaining open)

Statue wearing a face mask

Dear Patients, The health and safety of our patients and our colleagues is of the utmost importance here at Fit Feet Podiatry. Like many businesses in the UK, we are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and following the advice provided by the UK’s health authorities. In addition, we are…

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Ingrown Toe Nail – Don’t put up with pain, we can help

An infected ingrown toenail

Ingrowing toe nails can be very painful but you do not need to suffer  Many people will self care as they are sure they can remove a small bit of nail and move on. However on many occasions this is not possible, but we all want a quick solution. Well…

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Hard Skin – Remove the cause not just the symptoms

Hard skin or callus on a foot

Why does callus form? Callus develops when skin is exposed to excessive pressure or friction. The body wants to protect itself and therefore builds up a protective layer.  Whilst sometimes this is related to footwear rubbing over bony prominences or deformities,  it can also indicate an underlying complication with your…

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Diabetic Foot Health: Prevention is peace of mind

Taking a pulse on someone's foot

#fitfeetpodiatry #tonbridgepodiatrist #diabeticfootcare #preventfootproblems Diabetics can be prone to foot complications however they are all preventable. How, well you need to follow some simple advice and get to know your feet. Many diabetic patients of mine are perhaps unaware that it is not just type I diabetics that may develop…

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An Effective Fungal Nail Treatment

A toe undergoing treatment for fungal nail

Following on from last months blog on “Is It Fungal“, we now cover a new treatment option for those that have had a positive test result for fungal infection. Please do pop over to this blog before reading on if you’ve not had a chance to read this initial post.…

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