What Is Pain?

The what, why, when and ways of pain. What When there is damage to your body, signals are sent to the brain to tell you to react and protect yourself. Everyone feels pain differently, which is why it isn’t easy to define. There is a scale of pain from sore, ache, tender, sting, and sharp…

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Galileo will laser your pain away!

Laser treatment to cure heel pain in Somerset

Galileo is my sidekick, helping to cure your pain. I have been treating the people of Somerset’s pain with my M5 laser for the last 6 months. The results and feedback from my patients have all been excellent.   I invested in this treatment machine because it is safe and painless. Some patients even say…

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How to look after your toenails

Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Grab a pair of scissors and trim your toenails. But did you know that if you are doing it the wrong way, you could be doing more harm than good? The main problem that is caused by poorly trimmed nails is ingrowing toenails. Although interestingly, you can also get ingrown fingernails.…

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National Eczema Week

National Eczema Week

Eczema is a form of dermatitis, and we all know how much I love anything skin related. The skin fascinates me; I’ve spent many days learning about the skin and the problems that can affect it. If you’ve been in for an appointment, you’ll know I like to check the skin on your feet thoroughly…

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Ingrowing toenail surgery

The what, why, when and ways of ingrowing toenails  What  An ingrowing toenail is when the nail grows round and down into the flesh of your toe. A spike of the toenail will form at the edges, sometimes if only a few extra millimetres of the nail, but it causes many problems.   Why Ingrowing…

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Cracking Callus

The what, why, when and ways of a callus What A callus is an area of hard, thickened skin that build up on your body, most commonly, feet and hands. Why Callus build-up because your body protecting itself from rubbing, injury or pressure We’ve all had calluses form at some point in our lives, especially…

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Ouch! My corns ’urt!

The what, why, when and ways of corns What Firstly, a corn is not dangerous, it is a small, circular patch of hard skin. It can be painful if you press the center of the corn. If you have had it a long time, it might be discoloured, this is when people get them confused…

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