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Foot and ankle surgery : Articles and features

Our articles and features are written by some of the UK's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

  • Stay safe on the slopes skierImprovements to ski boots make it considerably safer to ski than ever before. However, fractures to feet and ankles continue to occur when skiiers find themselves in specific situations. Mr Martin...
  • Bunion surgery: is it effective? Bunion surgery and non-surgical treatments for beautiful feetA bunion, or hallux valgus, develops when the big toe bends abnormally towards the other toes. This can lead to swelling of the joint, causing pain and redness in and around the big toe, and...
  • Shockwave Therapy for chronic foot pain, tennis elbow and Achilles pain Shockwave Therapy for chronic foot painCommonly referred to as heel spurs, plantar fasciitis is a painful and often debilitating condition causing pain that afflicts more than 500,000 people in the UK each year. It can now be treated...
  • Bunion treatment: is it effective? Bunion treatment – is it effective?A bunion, also known as hallux valgus, occurs when the big toe (the hallux) bends abnormally towards the other toes. This can cause swelling of the joint, leading to pain and redness, and can cause...
  • Athlete's foot treatment: how does it work? Bunion surgery and non-surgical treatments for beautiful feetAthlete's foot, which can also be called tinea pedis, is a fungal infection of the feet caused by Trichophyton and other fungi. It causes scaly, flaky patches on the skin that are often red, sore and...
  • New minimally invasive bunion surgery – established techniques, new technology London Foot & Ankle Centre - bunionsBunions are a very common and often painful condition. Medically known as hallux valgus, an estimated 33 per cent of women will develop bunions at some stage in their lives. The term bunion refers to...