foot health

A blog all about foot health and associated health conditions and topics

5 Facts about Diabetes

18Feb

People living with diabetes are at higher risk for health issues affecting their feet

1. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% of all diabetes cases globally Type 2 Diabetes is by far the most common type of diabetes and is becoming increasingly prevalent. Also known as hyperglycaemia, it is caused by excessively high blood … Continue reading

  

Post-Tramautic Injury Recovery: Drop Foot aka Foot Drop Facts

15Sep

If you’ve recently been through a traumatic event that has left your body broken, you know the frustration. Those with foot drop struggle every day. Here’s what you need to know about the condition and current treatments that can help. … Continue reading

  

What Are Weak Ankles?

29Aug

I suffer from weak ankles, as does my friend. Key difference? I’m self diagnosed. I don’t even know when I started saying this about myself or even where I heard it from. I’ve been reporting “weak ankles” since I was … Continue reading

  

Mediterranean diet reduces mouth cancer risk

14Aug

Man eating salad

The article was released on the British Dental Health Foundation News section A Mediterranean diet can halve the risk of developing mouth cancer, according to a new study. The results, published in the British Journal of Cancer1, discovered that patients who … Continue reading

  

Hospital food must be made to meet standards

9Jan

Food in the hospital

Most people believe that hospital food is poor quality – even those with no experience of it themselves, and regardless of whether their criticisms are fair in individual cases. Three of the complaints we hear most often from patients is … Continue reading

  

How Can High Heels Affect Your Health

23May

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Many women put up with the pain and discomfort of wearing high heels, without thinking about the long term consequences and damage they can do to their feet and other areas of their body. Mike O’Neill, Consultant Podiatrist and spokesman … Continue reading