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Bunions or “a stone in my shoe”

Bunions are widespread in the population and definitely one of the most prevalent conditions in our foot and ankle clinic. Some ...

Is my ankle broken?

Only in the UK, more than 1.5 million people attend A&E each year with ankle injuries. It is the most commonly ...

What is foot and ankle surgery?

Foot and ankle surgery is a specialised branch of orthopaedic surgery that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting ...

What are Hammer Toes?

A multitude of terms are commonly used to refer to deformities of the toes. Hammer toes are one of the most ...

Running injuries – common causes of foot pain in runners

Running has always been high on the charts of sports and physical activity. During the recently enforced lockdowns we saw a ...

Syndesmosis injuries or the “high ankle sprain”

The syndesmosis is formed of a number of ligaments, which as a whole provide integrity between the fibula and tibia, resisting ...

What is tarsal tunnel syndrome?

Surely you mean “carpal” tunnel syndrome?! Well not really, the more popular carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition affecting the wrist ...

Living with ankle arthritis

By definition, arthritis means inflammation of one or more joints. Largely speaking there are two types of arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid ...

Foot or Ankle pain after running?

Runners are known for placing significant strain to their feet and ankles. Unfortunately this means that the running enthusiast is at ...

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

What is plantar fasciitis?Also known as Policeman’s heel, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The ...

Athlete’s foot - Fungal foot and Toenail infections

Fungal foot infections are a very common condition. I still remember seeing my doctor and applying foot cream when growing up ...

The 5 most common fractures around the foot and ankle

Fractures (broken bones) are a common and temporary debilitating injuries. With the right treatment, patients can return to their previous level ...

Ingrown Toenail treatment

Ingrown toenails are very common conditions that affect particularly the big toe. Potential causes for this condition can be a combination ...

What scan do I need for my painful foot?

Within the domain of foot and ankle treatments, accurate diagnosis plays a crucial role in ensuring effective patient care. Various imaging ...

Achilles Tendon Tears: Is surgery needed?

Achilles tendon tears can be a debilitating injury, often raising the question of whether surgery is the best course of action. ...

Mr Malagelada was Faculty at the AO course in Cambridge

During two days Mr Malagelada attended The AO Trauma Blended Course – Foot & Ankle Trauma and Reconstruction as faculty. After ...

What is a bunion? Is surgery needed?

A bunion, medically known as hallux valgus, is a deformity characterised by a lateral deviation of the big toe towards the ...

The RICE treatment for ankle sprains

Ankle sprains are extremely common and top the charts for A&E attendance when it comes to musculoskeletal injuries. These injuries tend ...

Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis Pain

What is plantar fasciitisPlantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The plantar fascia is a strong ...

What is bone a fracture and how long does it take to heal?

A bone fracture occurs when there is a break or a crack in the continuity of a bone, disrupting its normal ...

What is keyhole surgery? And what are its benefits?

Keyhole surgery, a term used colloquially to describe minimally invasive procedures, has become a game-changer in the realm of foot and ...

Anti-inflammatories in Ankle sprains

Ankle sprains are frequently seen and treated in our clinics. Not surprisingly they are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries ...

Exploring the anatomy of the foot and common conditions

The human foot is a marvel of engineering, a complex structure that bears the weight of our entire body and facilitates ...