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Tuesday May 12th 2015

by Dr Damien Lafferty

Comfort no longer means frumpy! :image A_Sara_1024x1024

The Road to Happy Feet

Poorly fitting shoes can create havoc with our lives – from aching backs, twisted ankles and shin splints to ingrown toenails, bunions and hammer toes.

So how do you avoid

Tuesday February 3rd 2015

by Dr Damien Lafferty

The Best Shoes to Wear :image comfort-fashion-shoe

Shakespeare was right when declaring in “The Tempest” –

Foot it featly here and there

And, sweet sprite, the burden bear.

It is so true – whether you are a sweet sprite or a grumpy granny

Monday August 11th 2014

by Dr Lafferty

First Aid for Ingrown Toenails:image causes-ingrown-toenails-01

Gorgeous new designer shoes on all week?
They look fabulous, but it comes at a price!

Midway through the week, you realise something is wrong; maybe it’s a blister or lack of circulation?


Monday March 16th 2015

by Dr Damien Lafferty

Why are your legs necessary to your toenails?:image healthly-feet-yoga

Obviously, they are all joined by some miracle to act as two units involved in sitting, standing, walking, getting up and so on; but, there is a deeper connection in that dark, mysterious body of

Monday February 2nd 2015

by Dr Damien Lafferty

How Diet Affects Nail Health:image healthly-nails-diet

What we eat has a ‘push me, pull you’ effect on our nails... that our diet heavily influences our general health, and our general health creates healthy and attractive nails (or sick and

Friday October 3rd 2014

by Dr Damien Lafferty

Early Symptoms of Ingrown Toenails:image ingrown-toenail-treatment-01

Ingrown toenails (onychocryptosis) are caused by pressure from the nail's edge into the skin of the toe. Most commonly affecting the large toe, initial symptoms include minor discomfort and