Will Nail Surgery Make My Toe Look Ugly?

Will Nail Surgery Make My Toe Look Ugly?

Many of my patients think that having nail surgery, as in having the sides of the nail removed from the big toe will make the toe look ‘odd’ or ugly. Below are a couple of pictures, the big toe on the left foot is the result of nail surgery I carried out back at the...
Diagnosing A Stress Fracture With Ultrasound

Diagnosing A Stress Fracture With Ultrasound

Ultrasound has been discussed on many occasions in our previous blog posts but we haven’t gone into any detail as to the effectiveness of looking at stress fractures.  Most people consider a break to be seen on an X-Ray, or so you would think. In fact, the x-ray...
Ingrown Toenail Treatment Results

Ingrown Toenail Treatment Results

Ingrown toenails are a patient issue we see regularly… We always try to treat our patients’ ingrown toenails with chiropody, which we define as cutting and trimming down the side to alleviate the nail into the skin. However, in this poor girls instance, we...
Plantar Fasciitis: A Brief Overview

Plantar Fasciitis: A Brief Overview

Coping with chronic heal pain can be a real pain in the, well, foot. Diagnosing exactly what the issue is can also be difficult without a proper medical examination. However, a likely culprit will be plantar fasciitis – a chronic, weight bearing, repetitive...
When Should I Replace My Orthotic?

When Should I Replace My Orthotic?

Your feet deserve some love… At Sussex Foot Centre, we pride ourselves in having our own manufacturing facilities on-site. We’re able to diagnose and treat in quick succession. As we have discussed before, an initial consultation will usually require some...