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...
Fighting Verrucas One Foot At A Time

Fighting Verrucas One Foot At A Time

Warning! Satisfying before and after photo coming up… Now firstly you will see I’m a dreadful photographer, but hopefully, you’ll be able to see what we achieved! The verrucas seen in the first photo were present on this gentleman’s foot for...
Marathon Training, A Pain In The… Foot

Marathon Training, A Pain In The… Foot

I am often asked ‘what is the most common condition you see?’ To be honest it has to be plantar fasciitis, of which we have spoken about many times before. The second most common condition that graces Sussex Foot Centre is pain and swelling focal to the...