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Long covid & peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy: Weeks to months after having a covid infection some people are experiencing neurological changes to their feet. What is peripheral neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy is where nerves in the body’s extremities, (hands & feet) become damaged. If damaged, they may not be able to send signals between the central nervous system (the brain & […]

Why shockwave?

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ECSWT) Shockwave therapy is used in the treatment of heel pain and tendon injuries. The latest research in shockwave reveals it to be as effective for plantar fasciitis as a corticosteroid injection and is very helpful for achilles tendonitis. Its use is supported by the National Institute of Clinical Health and Excellence […]

It’s all about MSK

MSK (Musculoskeletal) is the diagnosis and treatment of problems arising from the musculoskeletal system. This includes injuries and diseases affecting the muscles, bones and joints of the limbs and spine. Traditionally linked with biomechanics the MSK podiatrist is the “go-to” person for functional pain in the foot and ankle. What is an MSK Podiatrist? This […]

What is Podiatry?

Podiatrists are foot healthcare experts. They are university trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. The College of Podiatry. Podiatrists (formerly named Chiropodists) are the healthcare professionals responsible for delivering podiatry both in hospital and clinic settings. They study a degree course and are registered […]

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