Anna Balcombe: Sports Podiatrist & Podiatric Surgeon
F.C.Pod.(s), B.Sc., S.R. Ch, D.Pod.M

Mill Hill, London NW7 : +44 (0)208 959 1908
Potters Bar , Hertforshire: +44 (0)7775 99 55 77

Category Archives: Condition

Fungal or Discoloured nails

Are Fungal infections of nails common? Yes, the infection causes thickened and unsightly nails which sometimes become painful. Medication often works well to clear the infection, but you need to take medication for several weeks. Antifungal nail paints can also help in the early stages. Who gets fungal nail infections? Between 3 and 8 out…
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Painful or infected toe nails

Are your nails causing you a problem ? Toe nails can be damaged by in a number of ways form repetitive injuries to the toe, such as heavy objects falling on it, pressure from poorly fitting shoes, nail fungus or toe bruising (common in athletes and runners ) . All of these factors may cause…
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Cracked skin / Heel fissures

Heel fissures, also known as cracked heels can be a simple cosmetic problem and a nuisance, but can also be painful. Heel fissures occur when the skin on the bottom, outer edge of the heel becomes hard, dry and flaky, sometimes causing deep fissures that may bleed. Why do I suffer from Heel Fissures? Heel…
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Corns / Callus

Corns and calluses on the feet are thickened areas of skin that can become painful. They are caused by excessive pressure or rubbing (friction) on the skin. At Complete Footcare we can cut away (pare) corns and calluses and can advise on footwear, shoe insoles and padding to prevent recurrences. What are corns and calluses?…
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