Foot Problems From Standing

Are you always on your feet? Do you have a job that requires you to stand for hour on end? Standing doesn’t sound that taxing but in reality it takes it’s toll on your body, it can actually cause more problems than if you were moving about. We all have to earn money and when…

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Hot Tub and Swimming Pool Safety

Foot safety at swimming pools and hot tubs

I don’t want to be a spoilsport and ruin your fun as life is about having fun and making memories, especially when near a swimming pool or hot tub. Watching the family bomb into a pool at a villa, lazily swimming lengths or enjoying glasses of fizz whilst relaxing in the tub are great…… but;…

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Pods Heal Heels

Heel pain treatment in Langport

The what, why, when and ways of heel pain What Heel pain can be anything from sharp, shooting pains to a continuous, dull ache. It might be worse in the mornings, at the end of the day or after exercise. You might feel it under your heel, around the back or even across the top…

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A Stable Grounding

You will get more from your exercise session and more enjoyment from a walk if you have faith in your feet. Fear of falling is a real worry for some people; it’s not just the pain caused by the fall but the worry about the recovery time afterwards and losing their independence. Picking up an…

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Sweaty Summer Feet

Sweaty summer feet   It’s so lovely to air your feet; if you’re sitting down for a few minutes, slide your shoes off and allow your feet to cool.   As I’m writing, this is 30 degrees outside, and every patient I have seen is struggling with the heat. It’s hard to sleep, impossible to…

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Sandy Feet

  There’s nothing quite like being at the beach, wind in your hair, the smell of the salty sea and sand between your toes. Somerset has many incredible beaches, Langport is a bit land-locked, but most beaches are within a 45 minute drive.   Which is your go-to Somerset beach? The long sandy stretches of…

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Spring is in the air!

Do you get the urge to spring clean? For the garden as well as the house? We will be allowed to entertain friends and family again soon in our gardens, so having a lovely garden is going to become especially important this year.   All the spring flowers are popping up, there’s colour everywhere. It’s…

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Welly Walks

Is there a person in Somerset without a pair of wellies? Due to much of the county being low lying we regularly have flooded fields and sadly flooded homes and businesses.  Wellies are staple footwear over autumn, winter and spring for many people as you never know when you might come across a puddle turned…

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Skin Is Special

Skin is vital to your body, most of us care for the skin on our faces and hands- probably as these are the area’s most seen by other people.  The study of skin is called Dermatology, as the middle of the three layers of your skin is the dermis. That’s the science bit over. From…

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Christmas foot care

Your poor toes, winter is harsh for them.  The cold temperatures make it really difficult for your body to get the warm blood to your feet and hands. When numb feet are combined with icy paths the risk of falling is increased, and that is what I want you to avoid happening. I don’t want…

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