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As parents we always want to make sure we do our research to ensure we are making the best choices for our children. Well we have researched like crazy here at Border Podiatry Centre and this is how we discovered Attipas shoes. We were looking into good...

WHAT ARE INGROWN TOENAILS? Ingrown toenails (or onychocryptosis as it is professionally known) are toenails that have pierced the skin or are pressing against the skin of the toe causing pain, inflammation and sometimes infection. Initial symptoms include minor discomfort and inflammation, usually after the nail...

With your little one growing and changing so quickly it can be hard to know what is ‘normal’ and what is not when it comes to walking. Keeping in mind of course there is always a wide range of ‘normal’ and each child is different...

Severs disease is the most common heel pain complaint we see in children. These poor kids find it painful to play sports or simply just run around with their friends. The pain is confined to the heel and generally, but not always, accompanies some type...

Do you have a stubborn plantar wart or papilloma that simply won’t budge? Have you tried over the counter treatments that don’t seem to work? Maybe you have gritted your teeth while having them “burnt” or “frozen” off!   WELL, WE JUST MAY HAVE ANOTHER OPTION FOR YOU!   Plantar warts...

We see several cases of Achilles Tendon complaints and injuries everyday here at Border Podiatry Centre. In fact, it is the second most common heel pain complaint, after plantar fasciitis. These types of people find they have pain and stiffness in the back of their heel after getting...

Have you ever wondered if you are stretching your muscles correctly? Have you ever wondered why the holy grail of stretching seems to be 3 sets holding the stretch from anywhere for 30 seconds to one minute? Have you ever wondered why professionals tell you that you...

With the races just around the corner, some of our minds will be turned to fascinators, fashion and footwear. The footwear aspect can be a minefield as we ultimately weigh up the importance of comfort over style. In the world of shoe shopping there are two...

If you have ever worn orthotics, been quoted for orthotics, or even considered orthotics, the chances are you have been shocked, surprised, or relieved of pain. Maybe even all the mentioned at once. Read on, this could answer a lot of your questions.   Orthotics can range...