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Category: Blisters

26 July 2022

Footcare at Bodyfix Clinic: Who to see and why

Chiropodist and Podiatrist: We frequently get asked what the difference is between a Chiropodist and a Podiatrist, and in fact there is no difference! Chiropodist/Podiatrist is a dual title held by anyone who has completed a BSc degree in Podiatry in the UK since the 90's. The training to become a qualified practitioner involves 3 [...]

29 March 2022

Triathletes Foot: Top tips that can make or break a triathlon.

Here are my triathlete top tips for keeping your feet in tip-top condition before a Triathlon.  But let me say that foot preparation needs to start long before race day, if you want a PB! On your marks…   Keep your skin in best condition possible. Keep good foot hygiene. Wash them after each training session. […]

1 April 2020

Looking after your feet and preventing dry skin.

Skin is the largest organ in the body and offers a protective barrier against the outside environment. When intact, it is a waterproof, smooth, flexible and protective layer. However, dry skin can become cracked. This compromises the protective barrier and can leave you open to infection. Dry skin can create micro splits and fissures allowing […]

5 February 2020

Chilblains- What are they and how to prevent them?

What are they? Chilblains are small, itchy, red areas of skin.  They can come as a result of an abnormal reaction to the cold. They usually affect the hands and feet. The good news is that although they are uncomfortable, they generally clear up within 7-10 days. What causes Chilblains? During cold weather, the tiny blood […]

11 June 2019

Cracked heels and summer sandals just don’t go well together!

In the winter our feet are often out of sight and out of mind. But summer is here, let’s get them out and be proud and comfortable! Here are some top tips to get your feet summer ready and to reduce the appearance of cracked heels. Toenails: Ladies, take a break from nail polish for […]

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