Reconstruction of Toenails

Reconstruction of Toenails

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What is toenail reconstruction? Toenail reconstruction is a cosmetic procedure performed by a podiatrist. A specialist gel is layered on top of unsightly or misshapen nails so that the nail is more aesthetically pleasing, or (if no nail is present due to trauma or surgery) directly onto the nail bed so that a brand new nail is created. How long will the new nail last for?Nail reconstruction is not a permanent solution. The length of time that the nail reconstruction lasts will vary from person to person. The new nail will generally last between 4 and 6 weeks after which another nail will need to be applied. How is toenail reconstruction different to gel nails in a salon? Toenail reconstruction is a similar process to gel nails in the way that…
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Diabetic Footcare

Diabetic Footcare

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Diabetic footcare is essential as having diabetes can be dangerous for your feet—even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of these problems, you may not notice a foreign object in your shoe. As a result, you could develop a blister or a sore. This could lead to an infection or a nonhealing wound that could put you at risk for an amputation. Everyone who has diabetes should have their feet checked regularly with a podiatrist, and at the very least once a year at their annual review. DIABETIC FOOT HEALTH ASSESSMENT At Feet Street Podiatry, your…
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New Clinic – almost ready!

New Clinic – almost ready!

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Hey everyone! Our lovely new sign has finally arrived to our East Belfast Podiatry Clinic on Cregagh Road. You may have seen the renovations ongoing during the last few weeks. We will shortly be ready to welcome patients, new and existing to our clinic. Watch this space!
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New Feet Street Podiatry Clinic Will Be Opening In East Belfast in Summer 2022

New Feet Street Podiatry Clinic Will Be Opening In East Belfast in Summer 2022

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The new clinic is an exciting venture for Feet Street Podiatry and means that we will be able to give more booking options and will increase appointment availability significantly. Covid-19: Your safety is our concern At present we are continuing to practice safely and following all COVID-19 guidelines. When booking your appointment you will receive full details on our Covid-19 policy. Book Online You are still able to book appointments online or please do not hesitate to contact us via phone or email for booking queries. Thank you for all your continued support. We look forward to hearing from you.
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What causes heel pain?

What causes heel pain?

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The heel (also called the calcaneus) is the largest bone within the foot and is often prone to injury due to overuse.  Depending on the severity of the condition, heel pain may range from mild to disabling.  There are many causes of heel pain, such as by trauma, inflammation, or a systemic disease such as rheumatoid arthritis.  This post highlights a common condition that leads to heel pain – plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis Plantar fasciitis refers to inflammation of the plantar fascia - a thick fibrous band that connects the heel to the front of the foot.  The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot and absorbs pressure. When it is inflamed or torn, putting pressure on the foot may result in sharp pain.  Although the exact cause of…
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Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers

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Treat someone to a Gift Voucher from us Click the link below and you can purchase an e-voucher online. Our vouchers are redeemable against all our services available here and can be made out for any custom amount you like! The e-voucher will be emailed to your selected recipient on the specific date you set. [giftup company="b1362df7-4a36-4044-17b9-08d9e894bcbc"]
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Yoga

Yoga

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Feet Street offers one to one yoga sessions.  For an appointment please contact us  Beginners welcome Because there are so many different kinds of yoga practices, it is possible for anyone to start. Whether you’re a couch potato or a professional athlete, size and fitness levels do not matter because there are modifications for every yoga pose. The idea is to explore your limits, not strive for some pretzel-like perfection. It is a great way to get in tune with your body and your inner self. Because there are so many different kinds of yoga practices, it is possible for anyone to start. Whether you’re a couch potato or a professional athlete, size and fitness levels do not matter because there are modifications for every yoga pose. The idea is to…
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Warm Wax Therapy

Warm Wax Therapy

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Paraffin wax heat therapy increases blood flow and skin hydration whilst relaxing the muscles.  This therapy deeply moisturises and softens the skin and provides a therapeutic and healing effect for sore and aching joints.  It is particularly beneficial for those with very dry/fissured skin and those suffering from arthritis and rheumatic pain. Following moisturisation, warm wax is applied to the feet using a brush providing a soothing, hygienic experience. Conditions that benefit from therapeutic wax baths are: ChilblainsArthritisEczema & psoriasisSore musclesStiff jointsPoor circulationBursitisHeel & arch pain,Scar tissueInflammationMuscle spasmTendonitisSports injurySclerodermaPlantar fasciitis Warm wax therapy helps to dilate blood vessels encouraging increased blood flow to the affected area, helping to repair soft tissue, encourage muscle tone, and relax muscles contractions.  Warm wax therapy can also lessen the severity of pain symptoms. Please…
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Acupuncture

Acupuncture

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Close-up of acupuncture needle in foot Western Medical Acupuncture (also known as needling) is an adaptation of Traditional Chinese Medical acupuncture, and uses knowledge of anatomy and physiology to stimulate the body’s healing processes.  Western Medical Acupuncture may be used as treatment for several podiatric problems.  The focus of treatment is on resolution of pain and improvement of function.  Podiatrists may use acupuncture to treat symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders and circulatory disorders relating to the lower limb. Acupuncture may be combined with other modalities to achieve optimal treatment results. Common conditions treated include: Osteoarthritis pain in the knee, ankle or toe jointsPlantar fasciitis pain or general heel painAchilles tendon painDiabetic neuropathic pain (a burning sensation in the toes or feet)Oedema (swelling) of the anklesRecovery of sprain related…
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Reflexology Treatment

Reflexology Treatment

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foot massage, spa foot oil treatment in white background Reflexology is widely reported as being a very relaxing treatment which can reduce tension and lead to an improved sense of well-being. This non-intrusive complementary health therapy involves application of massage techniques to reflex areas in the feet which are believed to correspond with different areas of the body. Research by The British Reflexology Association indicates that reflexology is beneficial for those presenting with symptoms of stress, insomnia, headaches, sinus congestion, digestive and hormonal problems.
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