MLS Laser Therapy For The Treatment of Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection and we need a little bit of it to help us heal. But sometimes, things can go wrong and inflammation becomes chronic – leading to discomfort and limiting mobility. Whether it’s a sports injury, tendonitis, or a chronic condition like arthritis, finding effective treatment is…

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My Chosen Charity- Forgotten Feet

Forgotten Feet, it’s a little know charity that works across the UK offering free regular podiatry service for those most in need and least likely to have the means to access it. Here’s a little history of the charity, Forgotten Feet, set up in 2013, in Worcester, by podiatrist Deborah Monk is a rapidly expanding…

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From your shoulders to your toes

Laser treatment for all joint and muscle pain

People of Somerset did you know you have an unusual podiatrist in Langport? Me!  Because of my years of nursing combined with years of a being podiatrist. What does that mean for you- the conditions I can treat are a lot more varied that just a standard podiatrist. A podiatrist can treat the lower limb,…

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Summer tips

Summer is here, and it looks good; it’s only June. We hopefully have at least another three months of this.   I have a scattergun of thoughts for you this month, mostly feet related, but some are just health notices, so stick with me.   1-   Nail polish, this needs to be removed before your…

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But, what does the laser actually do?

Laser treatment in Langport

This month, I’ve gone all technical into the workings of Galileo, Langport’s Laser treatment machine. This is for you if you enjoy the science behind (or inside) the treatments.   Most of my patients ask about Galileo, even if I’m not using the laser on them because he is a big feature in the clinic…

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Feet are a masterpiece of engineering

People of Langport, you’re probably unaware that April is a BIG month for feet. We have Walk to work week, UK Foot Health Week, National Feet Week and World Health Day. I’m a member of The Royal College of Podiatrists, and they are running a campaign from the 24th – 30th of April, focusing on…

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Walking in Langport

Every Friday, you’ll find me out walking around Langport. I love Somerset; we are lucky to call this beautiful (if wet) county home. I have a walking buddy, and we make it our aim to try a new route and, of course, test out ALL the local coffee shops and pubs! I find going for…

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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis pian treatment at Totally Podiatry

Have you ever considered how you’d manage if you struggled to stand or walk? A day in bed or on the sofa sounds lovely sometimes, but you’ll need to stand up at some point to get to the loo, and that step will send excruciatingly sharp pains from your heel up the back of your…

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How do I get rid of numbness in my feet?

Many people suffer from numbness in their feet and legs as a result of nerve damage. This uncomfortable problem is known as ‘neuropathy’ and is often referred to as ‘peripheral neuropathy’ when it affects the hands and feet. Symptoms are often numbness and/or tingling in the affected areas but may also include burning and sharp…

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Common Winter Foot Problems

Winter walks on Somerset levels

The temperature is getting chillier day by day, so we put on the layers, light a fire and snuggle up for the winter. Gone are the days of bare feet and sandals; we now need woolly socks and cosy slippers.   During the winter months, we actually see our feet for maybe only a few…

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