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A Guide to Children’s Shoes

A survey completed by the College of Podiatry highlighted that up to 29% of British children could be wearing shoes which are completely the wrong size. This could potentially cause blisters, bruises, and ingrowing toenails. Most children learn to walk at around the time of their first birthday. As your child begins to walk, shoes … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 Children's Feet (Paediatric)

3d Scanning has arrived in Clinic

3d Scanning has arrived at the Portobello Clinic….. We have introduced some innovative 3d scanning technology recently at the Portobello Clinic, and have been achieving some excellent results. We now complete a 3d scan of the foot to make foot orthoses or insoles, when trialling this we carefully looked at accuracy and efficiency and compared … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 New Technology

Verrucae and Warts

What is a verrucua or wart? Verrucae and warts are areas of thickened skin, that often can be unsightly and painful that commonly affect the skin on the feet.  What causes them and how did I catch one? Verrucae and warts are caused from a viral infection in known as the Human Papiloma Virus (HPV).  … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 Lumps, Bumps & Skin lesions, Verrucae & Warts