Situated in a delightful bungalow on Lancaster Lane with ample parking directly outside the surgery. This modern fully equipped surgery offers clinics 6 days per week… See more
We have recently relocated to 68 Market Street, Chorley, PR7 2SE. The refurbishment of our new spacious, fully equipped and modern clinic was supported under Chorley Council’s retail grants programme, and the interior design and build carried out by local Chorley Shop Fitters JMS… See more
Established for more than 30 years this clinic offers fully equipped modern facilities. Dynamic treadmill gait analysis and biomechanical assessments are available. Situated directly opposite the Police station on Chapel Street. Large multicoloured stripey socks are located in the window… See more
Athletes Foot is a very common skin infection caused by fungus. Signs and Symptoms of athlete’s foot could involve itching, redness, or peeling flaky skin. It can infect any part of the foot but most commonly grows in between the toes and or around the sole of the foot.
Chillblains are small, itchy, red swellings on the foot that occur as a reaction to cold temperatures therefore they tend to be most common in the winter months.
Chilblains can be quite uncomfortable but rarely cause any permanent damage.
Bunions are created due to a change in the joint structure as the joint becomes more prominent at the base of the big toe, this is usually due to the 1st toe changing direction leaning more towards the 2nd toe.
A bursitis is an inflamed sac of fluid which unlike a blister lies deep within the skin. Bursa’s can occur at multiple sites all over the foot. For example anywhere where footwear tends to rub, such as the big toe joint, tops of the toes or the back of the heel.
Achilles Tendinitis is an inflammation or arguably a degeneration of the Achilles tendon. It can manifest with no apparent trigger but typically this condition requires musculoskeletal examination, prescription exercises as well as prescription insoles and footwear advice.
The main reason that a lot of people seek treatment is for the removal of corns or calluses as they can be quite painful and can make walking quite difficult.
Having flat feet or fallen arches means that your feet have low arches or potentially no arches at all which means your feet are almost completely flat on the ground.
Fungal nail infections occur when spores of a fungus make their way between your toenail and the skin underneath (the nail-bed), and feed off of the skin or the keratin in the nail.
A hammer toe is a deformity that causes a toe to bend or curl under instead of pointing forward. Most often than not affecting the 2nd or 3rd toe. A hammer toe can be present at birth or develop over time due to arthritis.
Heel pain is extremely common, most heel pain is caused by plantar fasciitis. However it can also be caused by a stress fracture, tendonitis or arthritis.
Ingrowing toe nails occur when the edge of the toenail grows into the surrounding nail tissue. The skin becomes very red, swollen and tender and can sometimes become quite infected.
Metatarsalgia is the name for pain in the ball of the foot. It affects the metatarsal heads which are the bones connecting the toes to the ankle bone. Metetarsalgia pain can either be felt as burning, shooting sensation or tingling or numbness.
Mortons Neuroma is a painful foot condition which is caused by thickening of the tissue around the nerve between the bases of the toes.
Arthritic changes in the foot are common in both young and elderly. In younger patients biomechanical assessments, intervention with orthosis and footwear choices can make significant improvements.
Changes in your toenails may be a sign of an underlying condition. Toenails that have grown thicker over time sometimes indicate a fungal infection, also known as onychomycosis. Left untreated, thick toenails can become painful.