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As Victoria Beckham’s bunions hit headlines in UK, leading podiatrist Martine Abrahams shines a light on this painful and ugly condition

25th October 2013

As Victoria Beckham’s bunions make headlines in the UK (once more!), I thought I would explain the condition, solutions and recovery for those of you in a similar predicament. Bunions are certainly not life threatening, but can cause a great deal of grief, pain and discomfort for sufferers.   They can be hereditary, and can often … Continue reading “As Victoria Beckham’s bunions hit headlines in UK, leading podiatrist Martine Abrahams shines a light on this painful and ugly condition”

Foot abuse, we’re all guilty of it BUT do you know how vital feet are to the whole body’s wellbeing? Leading UK podiatrist, the London Nail Clinic’s Martine Abrahams explains

8th October 2013

Foot abuse, we’re all guilty of it BUT do you know how vital feet are to the whole body’s wellbeing?  Leading UK podiatrist, the London Nail Clinic’s Martine Abrahams explains What’s the big deal with feet, you might ask? Well, the body is a finely tuned organism with each component joined to the next, all keeping … Continue reading “Foot abuse, we’re all guilty of it BUT do you know how vital feet are to the whole body’s wellbeing? Leading UK podiatrist, the London Nail Clinic’s Martine Abrahams explains”

As the sportsman’s injury, plantar fasciitis makes sports headlines in the USA, UK podiatrist, Martine Abrahams sheds some light on this common, often debilitating condition

8th September 2013

High profile athletes might create headlines, but this painful condition can affect us all. The plantar tendon and its function: The plantar tendon runs the length of the bottom of your foot, spanning the area from the base of the toes to the front of your heel. The two ends of the tendon attach at … Continue reading “As the sportsman’s injury, plantar fasciitis makes sports headlines in the USA, UK podiatrist, Martine Abrahams sheds some light on this common, often debilitating condition”

Watch out pregnant women – it’s not only your bump that gets bigger – often feet do too!

2nd September 2013

As if those seemingly endless 9 months weren’t enough to bear, try adding a 7lb bump and swollen feet into the bargain – not much fun! Why do feet get bigger? The obvious reason is fluid retention. Gravity pulls fluid down to the lower extremities resulting in ballooning ankles. A lesser-known cause of enlarging feet … Continue reading “Watch out pregnant women – it’s not only your bump that gets bigger – often feet do too!”

Festival-goers BEWARE – fungal spores lurk in dark, damp conditions, waiting to take hold in those vulnerable nail beds!

25th June 2013

Glastonbury Festival 2013 is upon us and I hope all you intrepid campers have fun in the sun, but, JUST in case the British summer does what it does best, please remember to take good care of your feet. Clearly foot care will not be your number one priority, but maybe it should move up … Continue reading “Festival-goers BEWARE – fungal spores lurk in dark, damp conditions, waiting to take hold in those vulnerable nail beds!”

Groundbreaking ‘cold’ laser battling locker room foot fungus (onychomycosis). 2013 has already seen a dramatic increase in number of cases – possibly due to record breaking wet weather

25th June 2013

Athletes beware, silent and unsightly, fungal spores lurk in dark, damp, warm places, waiting to get a hold through chapped or cut skin Latest, technological advance in laser therapy produces a device that delivers light waves directly to the cause of the infection, killing spores and yet is PAIN FREE – truly revolutionary. Until now, … Continue reading “Groundbreaking ‘cold’ laser battling locker room foot fungus (onychomycosis). 2013 has already seen a dramatic increase in number of cases – possibly due to record breaking wet weather”