Top tips for walking in hot weather

Top tips for walking in hot weather   I had a useful chat with a patient recently who is lucky enough to be heading off to Greece for some walking and island hopping this Summer, and he was asking me for some tips about how to maintain his foot health during his trip. When walking…

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Stress Fractures – The Facts

Stress fractures – The facts Stress fractures occur when there is a small hairline crack in the bone, usually in the lower limb. Common sites are the foot and shin, or tibia. Unlike common fractures, which are caused by a sudden impact, stress fractures are caused by overuse and are therefore most common in athletes…

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Bunions – The Facts

      Are your bunions bothering you? Bunions are an acquired deformity of the big toe joint which can be very painful in certain shoes and reduce your efficiency in running and walking. They are caused by a gradual drifting of the big toe towards the minor toes, causing an increased angle in the…

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