Top Tips For Healthy Feet

Top Tips For Healthy Feet

“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art”Leonardo da Vinci These top tips to help prevent foot problems are courtesy of the College of Podiatry. Follow these simple steps to help keep your feet in tip-top shape and reduce your risk...
What is Shockwave Therapy?

What is Shockwave Therapy?

What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy, or, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), is a highly effective treatment for pain, chronic soft tissue injuries, as well as certain types of bone conditions. An extracorporeal shockwave is a non-invasive,...
Have I Broken My Toe?

Have I Broken My Toe?

What is this picture? Below is an ultrasound of a ladies little toe. Many people think that an X-ray is needed to show a break in the bone but this isn’t the case. The picture below is proof. It shows there is a break and that it hasn’t healed. Sometimes just knowing...
Choosing The Right School Shoes

Choosing The Right School Shoes

It’s that time of the school year again… In recent years we have seen more and more people being ‘foot aware’, not only the aging population but in children as young as 20 months! A lovely little boy who sadly has ingrown nails that we are...
Our 5 Star Plantar Fasciitis  Treatment

Our 5 Star Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Check out our latest Patient review… Plantar fasciitis is the most common condition patients bring to the clinic. It can cause pain anywhere from soreness when waking up first thing in the morning to debilitating pain that prevents people from going into work....
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...
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