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July 2021 newsletter

Our July 201 newsletter is out now Clinic update – Congratulations to Sam Our new guide to heel pain Introducing our VIP Loyalty Scheme   Read more here

June 2021 newsletter

Our June 2021 newsletter is out now Clinic update Something to watch for now the sun has come out Introducing our new neighbour. Read more here

May2021 Newsletter

Our May 2021 newsletter is out now Clinic update Do you have an unwelcome visitor? The winning garden picture Read more here

April 2021 newsletter

Our April 2021 newsletter is out now Clinic update Fit Feet Course – donation gratefully received A big ‘Thank You’ from Lara Welcome to Sam The final part in Suzie Cummin’s ‘The Mechanics of Walking’   Read more here

The Mechanics of Walking: Part 3

The Mechanics of Walking: Part 3 By Suzie Cummins of ‘Pilates and Functional Movement with Suzie’ Suzie has her own studio based here in Kenilworth and has been a 1-2-1 rehab pilates teacher for nearly 10 years but also specialises in combining this with teaching people how to walk correctly.  She now focuses on using […]

What are the best shoes for Morton’s Neuroma?

What are the best shoes for Morton’s Neuroma? What is Morton’s Neuroma? Morton’s Neuroma is caused by an irritated or damaged nerve in the foot, leading to common symptoms including shooting, stabbing or burning pain. Suffers can also suffer from tingling or numbness in their affected foot.  What makes a shoe good for Morton’s Neuroma? […]

March 2021 newsletter

Our March 2021 newsletter is out now Clinic update It’s not too late to join the Fitter Feet Gang! Goodbye to Lara 😥 Hello to Sam 😃 Part 2 of our Guest Blog from Kenilworth Pilates teacher, Suzie Cummins Winner of our novelty sock competition 🧦 Read more here

The Mechanics of Walking: Part 2

The Mechanics of Walking: Part 2  By Suzie Cummins of ‘Pilates and Functional Movement with Suzie’ Suzie has her own studio based here in Kenilworth and has been a 1-2-1 rehab pilates teacher for nearly 10 years but also specialises in combining this with teaching people how to walk correctly.  She now focuses on using […]

February 2021 newsletter

Our February 2021 newsletter is out now Clinic update Our brand new Fit Feet programme has launched; We’ve been using our new Foot Scan equipment; Guest Blog from Kenilworth Pilates teacher, Suzie Cummins Enter our novelty sock competition Read more here

How to navigate the confusing world of foot orthotics

How to navigate the confusing world of foot orthotics It is not uncommon for a new patient to arrive with a bag full of various insoles they have purchased from the local pharmacy or from the internet.  The results will have been varied – some may have caused further pain, others will have worked for […]

When it’s chilblain time of year

… and although we don’t come across chilblains quite so often these days, they can and do cause misery to those that are afflicted. Chilblains form when our extremities are exposed to extremes of temperature – from the cold, damp weather outside and then the sudden increase in temperature as we come into a centrally […]

The Mechanics of Walking: Part 1

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT HOW YOUR FEET AFFECT HOW YOU WALK? By Suzie Cummins of ‘Pilates and Functional Movement with Suzie’ Suzie has her own studio based here in Kenilworth and has been a 1-2-1 rehab pilates teacher for nearly 10 years but also specialises in combining this with teaching people how to walk […]

January 2021 newsletter

Our January 2021 newsletter is out now Our Review of 2020 The wonder-chemical that can help in the fight against Covid Record breaking fundraising total And so many socks!! The winner of the Christmas Bauble competition Read more here

December 2020 newsletter

Our December 2020 newsletter is out now Exciting plans for 2021 Some Christmas gift ideas Supporting Crisis at Christmas Zoe’s Place Update – can you help us beat our record? Enter our competition to win some foot care goodies. Read more here

Wellies are great at keeping your feet dry but they don’t do your feet many favours…

Whilst wellies are great at keeping your feet dry, they don’t do your feet many favours in other respects. Firstly, most wellies offer virtually no support. If you are walking for a couple of miles in wellies, walking your dog for example, your feet are probably complaining by the end. Walking boots and trainers are […]

November 2020 newsletter

Our November 2020 is out now A message from Kate World Diabetes Day, 14th November 2020 A blog about slippers, including some great offers. Christmas Cards from local artist, Mervyn Kimberley Zoe’s Place Update Read more here

Slippers – what to watch out for

Slippers – what to watch out for when buying Christmas presents Novelty slippers might make a great Christmas gift, but whilst they might keep your toes toasty, they don’t give a lot of support to your feet and can be a trip hazard. This is fine if you put them on in the evening to […]

October 2020 newsletter

October 2020 newsletter is out now Further improvements to keep the clinic safe National Arthritis Week – how we can help your stiff joints An article from physiotherapist Deborah Thomas Macmillan Coffee Morning update Zoe’s Place Update Read more here

Physiotherapy for the Abdominal Wall

Guest Blog: Physiotherapy for the Abdominal Wall By Deborah Thomas BPT MCSP MAPPI Chartered Physiotherapist Certified Pilates Instructor CSP 068413 HCPC PH62671 Phone: 07976 977 247 www.deborahthomasphysio.co.uk The abdominal wall is an interesting structure, comprising muscles and other non-contractile connective tissue layers. It is an integral part of the ‘canister’ structure that connects the pelvic girdle […]

Foot Mobilisation Therapy – A Case Study

Foot Mobilisation Therapy- how it can help stiff joints move more freely Many people find their joints get stiffer as they age. The expression ‘use it or lose it’ certainly applies here – if a joint becomes stiff and you stop being able to move it through its full range of motion, then it will […]

September 2020 newsletter

Our September 2020 newsletter is out now Roadwork update Vascular Disease Awareness Month – things to look out for. Psoriasis and how it can affect the feet. Make our day and write review (and boost our Zoe’s Place total!) Our version of the Macmillan Coffee Morning, 21st-26th September Read more here

Psoriasis: how your feet may be affected by psoriasis

Psoriasis: How it can affect the feet Most people know of psoriasis as a skin condition which can occur anywhere on the body, including the feet. It is an immune condition whereby the skin cell production rate speeds up – normally it takes 21-28 days for skin cells to renew themselves, but with psoriasis, this […]

August 2020 newsletter

 Our August 2020 newsletter is out now Our news this month: Extra care for people with diabetes. Introducing our new neighbour, Deborah Thomas Support Zoe’s Place Children’s Foot Assessments – would you find them useful? Let us know below Shoes for bunion sufferers. Read more here

How can you prevent blisters from forming when walking or running?

If you are a keen walker or runner, how can you prevent blisters? Blisters are a common injury during summer months. They are more common when we go without socks and lose that protective layer between our skin and shoe.  The first thing to know is that blisters are NOT formed by shoes rubbing! If […]

July 2020 newsletter

Our July 2020 newsletter is out now   Our news this month: Appointments now available for all routine care. New opening hours to meet demand. Some advice on wearing a mask. Take advantage of our Special Offer Read more here

New School Shoes – the most important piece of uniform to get right!

  Although it is a headache, school shoes are probably the most important piece of uniform to get right. The bones in the feet of children don’t fully develop until the age of 18. At birth, the foot contains 22 partially developed bones. By age 5, these will have divided into 45 bones. By the […]

June 2020 newsletter

Our news this week: We’ve been super busy! If we haven’t been in touch yet, you’re on our list. Read the second part of Mitesh’s blog Take advantage of our Special Offer Happy Father’s Day!     Read more here

Summer Foot Health Problems – part 2

Summer Foot Health – part 2 Athlete’s foot – the basics Athletes’ foot is a fungal infection that is mainly a result of a moist, damp, humid environment in which fungi likes to grow. The particular fungi that causes athlete’s foot is called Trichophyton and the medical term for the infection is Tinea pedis (just […]

June 2020 newsletter

Our news this week: We’ve had a successful first week. Mitesh has written a blog about some of the problems we see over the summer months Simply Feet have 30% off everything on their site until Monday – see the code below. Support Zoe’s Place by joining in their online quiz this Sunday. Read more here

Summer Foot Health Problems – part 1

Summer Foot Health Problems – part 1 We are lucky enough to have had some gorgeous weather whilst we have been in lockdown.  This has resulted in people wearing flip flops and sandals much earlier than normal. And because we haven’t been going out and about as much, people have spent more time in lightweight […]

May 2020 newsletter

Our news this week: We tried and tested our new safety procedures – watch the video below ShoeMed’s plans to open shortly The latest (very cute) addition to the Harrison Family. Read more here

May 2020 newsletter

Read more about how we can continue to help you at this time…

May 2020 newsletter

Another week and another step closer to a return to ‘normal’?  This week, we’d love your input, plus information for runners.   Read more here

May 2020 newsletter

Happy VE Day!  As if we weren’t confused enough, Bank Holiday Monday is a Friday so I’ll have no hope of knowing what day of the week it is!   Read more here

May 2020 newsletter

Where did April go???  It’s strange how the time disappears, even when we’re missing our usual routines. At least with every day and week that passes we are that little bit closer to this being over.   Read more here

April 2020: I can’t believe it – its STILL shining!!

  How is everyone doing? Has the novelty worn off yet?? Another quick update this week, some DIY foot care tips to help you self-care until we can see you again and a 10% discount code from our friends at ShoeMed.   Read more here

April newsletter – the sun’s STILL shining!!!

Easter has been and gone, how many eggs did you eat?! Another quick update this week another couple of exercises to help keep you mobile.   Read more here

Should I use a callus blade to get rid of my hard skin?

Should I use a callus blade to get rid of my hard skin? This was a question emailed to me by a client over the weekend. Never having had to use one myself I googled them to have a look. They are pretty scary looking implements – a razor blade set into a handle with […]

April 2020 newsletter – Happy Easter

Our April newsletter is out now Its not quite the Easter we were expecting, but at least the sun is shining 🙂 Just a quick update this week and 2 simple exercises that you can easily do at home   Read more here

The curse of the corn plaster

The curse of the corn plaster! Have you had a very painful corn and used a corn plaster from the chemist? Has it made your toe soggy, blistering and made it worse? What are Corn plasters? A corn plaster is a medicated plaster usually containing  Salicylic acid that softens the surrounding skin and adds moisture […]

April 2020 newsletter – Short and Sweet

Our April 2020 newsletter is out now While we are all self-isolating, we thought we’d send shorter, weekly updates to stay in touch News in brief: Team news How we’re managing pre-booked appointments Online consultations are now LIVE! What to do if you require urgent treatment Self-help tips to manage your feet yourselves   Read more […]

Online Consultations – what you need to know

Online Consultations – what you need to know  Online consultations are now up and running and can be booked via our website here  They are super-simple to take part in and don’t require you to download any special app. Once your appointment is booked, you will receive a confirmation email that will contain a link. […]

Urea – the Magic Ingredient

Urea is an ingredient increasingly found in foot creams for dry skin, in varying percentages. Most people, if they have heard of this substance at all, know it as a constituent of urine, so what is it doing in foot creams? Urea is a protein that occurs naturally in skin (as well as urine). It […]

Self-Isolation Foot Care Advice – how to care for your feet when you are self-isolating

Self-Isolation Foot Care Advice – how to care for your feet when you are self-isolating   Self-isolation = Self care For most of us this period of self isolation can be very daunting as we try to keep disciplined in sticking to a solid routine. Most probably the least of your concerns would be having […]

March 2020 newsletter

Our March 2020 newsletter is out now News in brief: Update from Kate. Things are changing so fast….. Our Plans for the weeks ahead… Our News before this craziness started… Take advantage of discounts/offers from Simply Feet. Were you the winner of our February newsletter competition? Enter our March newsletter competition. If you need to […]

February 2020 newsletter

Our February 2020 newsletter is out now Hello and welcome to our February 2020 News Update News in brief: It’s been a busy month at the clinic! Update from Kate. Why you should have your feet checked regularly. Address your foot problems before the summer. Read why it is important to moisturise your feet regularly. Our first Falls talk was […]

Are your feet ready for the summer?

Are your feet ready for the summer? This may seem a bit of an odd question as for most of us! It’s still winter, so why would we be thinking ahead for the summer? As a Podiatrist I am always evaluating what my patients can do between treatments to see an improvement in their feet. […]

January 2020 newsletter

 Welcome to our January 2020 News Update News in brief: Some good news from Kate. When did you last have your MOT. New products available from Kenilworth Footcare Have you signed up to our exciting event planned for January? Don’t ignore your ingrowing toenails. Were you the winner of our November newsletter competition? Enter our January newsletter competition […]

Foot Mobilisation Therapies

How Foot Mobilisation Therapies (FMT) can help prevent trips and falls 9-35% of people over the age of 65 will fall each year and the incidence of falls increases with age and frailty. Falls can also lead to further complications and loss of mobility. Prevention is definitely better than cure in this case!   The […]

December 2019 newsletter

Our December newsletter is out now News in brief: Read more about our new purchase! Find out what Lara was doing in Harrogate! Look at our lovely Christmas gift ideas. See what is happening in January… Read our foot health tips. Were you the winner of our November newsletter competition? Enter our December newsletter competition […]

November 2019 newsletter

Our November newsletter is now out This month in summary: Exciting News from Kate Kate talks about her experience meeting members of the Federation of Holistic Therapists A date for your diary in January. Read on… Read our Foot Health Tips Enter our November newsletter competition Help us raise more money for Zoes Place Childrens […]

Why do my feet always feel cold?

Why do your feet feel cold? The prospect of chilly autumn days makes the end of summer even harder to bear if you suffer from cold feet! Many of our clients tell us they always have cold feet – and it’s not just about getting in the podiatrist’s chair! Some worry that it is their […]

October 2019 newsletter

October 2019 newsletter is out now This month in summary: November marks our 1st Anniversary for our Oaks Precinct Clinic – look at what we have planned! Meet our new Mascot and help us choose a name for him. Enter our special Birthday social media competition. Reminder – view our cancellation policy and don’t get caught […]

September 2019 newsletter

Our September 2019 newsletter is out now This month in summary: Read more about what Kate and the podiatry team have been up to over the summer. Do you suffer from diabetes? Then read about our NEW Enhanced Foot Health Package. View our September Product Offer. Local news – find out where and when the […]

August 2019 newsletter

Our August 2019 newsletter is out now This month in summary: An update from Kate including details of extended clinic hours Do you love to dance? Then read our footcare health tips Find out what our podiatrists have been up to! Read the guest blog from Geraldine Davies, a Senior Care Support Worker Find out more […]

The elderly Care System – can it work for you?

GUEST BLOG : The elderly care system – can it work for you? As an experienced Later Life Care Adviser, I understand just how daunting it can be when looking for the right care for yourself or a loved one, especially at the point of need. Just listening to, or reading news articles on care for the elderly […]

July 2019 newsletter

Our July 2019 newsletter is out now This month in summary: An update from Kate and new Opening Hours Blog – Keeping your Toenails Healthy Sweaty Feet – read more about a new product that can help Reiki appointments now available on weekday evenings. Read more… Meet new friends in Kenilworth – find out how… Were […]

June 2019 newsletter

June 2019 newsletter is out now. This month in summary: A thank you from Kate Top footcare Tips from Mitesh Exciting News about a team member! Guest blog – Have you tried Tai Chi? When did you last have your annual MOT? Enter our June newsletter competition and win £10 Were you the winner of our […]

Have You Considered Trying Tai Chi?

GUEST BLOG Have You Considered Trying Tai Chi? Tai Chi is a gentle way to help to improve your flexibility, balance and assist with many health issues. Other benefits of learning and practicing Tai Chi may include: – Gains in stamina and energy Less stress and anxiety Increased range of movement Increase social activity. Tai […]

May 2019 newsletter

May 2019 newsletter This month in summary: A news update from Kate Introducing our NEW SERVICE from Kenilworth Footcare Check out this month’s special offer from Mitesh Well done to Lara – find out what she volunteered for Check out our lovely new products available to try in the clinic Enter our May newsletter competition […]

Over the counter orthotics vs prescription orthotics

Over the counter orthotics vs prescription orthotics If you have ever had heel pain, for most of us the first thing that comes into our mind is to go to the chemist and buy some orthotics (mainly based on TV adverts). But have you stood back and thought what these orthotics are actually doing to […]

New fungal nail test available at Kenilworth Footcare

New fungal nail test available at Kenilworth Footcare Now that the temperature is warming up, it is time to shed our socks and boots, don our sandals and let our feet breath for a couple of months. But for some people, summer brings a sense of dread… at the thought of exposing their unsightly toenails […]

What are orthotics?

Orthotics An orthotic is a device which is inserted into a shoe. The aim is to correct either an abnormal or irregular walking pattern which is achieved by a minimal alteration to the angles of the knees, hip, foot and leg. It also redistributes your weight more evenly over the surface area of your foot […]

Reiki Treatment now available at Kenilworth Footcare

This month we are delighted to introduce you to one of our lovely clients, Nicola Rudic. Nicola is a Reiki Master and will be offering treatments at Kenilworth Footcare monthly,on a Saturday morning. Nicola explains: ‘Reiki is a form of healing. It is a relaxing, therapeutic, hands-on energy sharing treatment that can heal both the […]

We would like to welcome Podiatrist Mitesh Mistry to Kenilworth Footcare

Mitesh Mistry- Podiatrist BSc (Hons), MChS We would like to welcome Mitesh Mistry to Kenilworth Footcare, who joins us just after Easter 2019. Mitesh, an experienced Podiatrist, says: “My main goal for any patient I see, whether it be for biomechanical issues or general podiatry is to identify the main cause of the pain. I do […]

April 2019 newsletter

April 2019 newsletter is now out This month in summary: Kate tells you her exciting news! Meet our new team member. Check out this month’s special offer Enter our April newsletter competition – it’s easy this month! Were you the winner of our March newsletter Competition? Read more about the Rotary Club Easter Challenge Read […]

Keeping your Toe Nails Healthy

As the time comes to put our boots into hibernation and bring out the sandals, it becomes more of an incentive to make sure your feet are fit to be seen by the rest of the world. Often for ladies (but not exclusively!) that means painting your toe nails. Applying nail polish isn’t in itself […]

March 2019 newsletter

March 2019 newsletter is out now This month in summary: News update from Kate including some party pictures! Short on gift ideas for Mother’s Day? Then check out this month’s Product Offer! Read about a new offering from Kenilworth Footcare. Did You Know … Were you the winner of our February newsletter Competition? Enter our March Newsletter […]

February 2019 newsletter

February 2019 newsletter is out now This month in summary: News update from Kate When did you last have a foot health check? Check out our February offer Does the cold weather affect your feet? Then check out this month’s Product Offer! Read more about staff changes at Kenilworth Footcare Read more here

January 2019 newsletter

January 2019 newsletter is out This month in summary: News update from Kate When did you last have a foot health check? Check out our February offer Started swimming? Then you need this month’s Product Offer! Were you the winner of our December Competition? Enter our January competition and win some great prizes Find out how […]

December newsletter

Decembers newsletter is now out   This month in summary: Clinic update from Kate Meet the new Team Members at Kenilworth Footcare Check out our top foot health tips   Read more here

November newsletter

Our November 2018 newsletter is out   This month in summary: A big thank you from Kate Check out our top foot health tips Read more here

October newsletter

October newsletter out now   This month we would like to introduce you to our new Reception Team Jas and Sarah, who start with us in early November. You still have time to join us for our Launch Party on 5th December, read on to find out what you need to do to confirm you are coming. We […]

September newsletter

September 2018 newsletter is out now This month’s summary: Kate gives you a video tour of the new clinic before refurbishment work starts Susan tells you what to do if you are diabetic and have foot pain Leigh explains more about his role with the NHS and how this will help our patients   READ […]

August Newsletter

Our August newsletter is now out. This month’s summary: Kate tells you more about developments with the new clinic Susan shows you images of her recent coastal walk holiday Leigh tells you where he has been this summer We had an amazing response when we asked for your feedback on the new logo Read more […]

Is this the biggest blister ever seen?

In 20 years of tending feet, this has to be the biggest blister I’ve come across! Surprisingly, the lady concerned hadn’t been aware of how much her shoe had rubbed until she took it off at the end of the day. Being in that location, she was unable to get a shoe back on and […]

July newsletter

July newsletter is out now This month’s summary: Exciting news from Kate! Susan tells you more about the perfect venue for a meeting! Leigh explains the precautions to take if you are starting a new exercise regime Tell us which of are our proposed new logo designs you prefer Read more about how we treated […]

Read our June Newsletter

This month’s summary: Kate needs your support – please read how you can help. Susan tells you more about a spate of the same foot problems treated in May. Some exciting news from Leigh!  Enter our June Competition. Read our Guest Blog from Lisa Preston of ShoeMed Stratford.  Read full newsletter here

Is your big toe stiffness, ankle injury or arthritic feet making it difficult to find the right shoes?

Guest blog by Lisa Preston of ShoeMed Heel-to-toe rocker sole shoes are often recommended for people with hallux (big toe) stiffness, ankle injuries and arthritic changes in their feet.  The shoe outsole is not made with a square heel,  or with hard materials.  As the name implies, a rocker sole shoe is designed to rock […]

Our May Newsletter is out!

This month’s newsletter summary: Kate needs your help! Susan shows you why Ilfracombe is a holiday destination she loves. Leigh tells you how to take measures to prevent injury when walking/running. Help us come up with a new business name. Read more on how to prevent blisters from forming. Read More

Taking up Walking, Running or Jogging this summer? Then ensure you take measures to prevent injury

As the warmer weather encourages more of people out to run, jog and walk, it’s important to take measures to prevent injury so you can get the most from your exercise. Remember, there are two fundamental principles to increasing fitness: Adaptation to stress In response to a given stress/intensity of exercise the body will undergo […]

Our April 2018 News Update

  This month’s summary: Find out what Kate did over the Easter holidays! Susan explains why reaching adulthood increases your risk of developing foot problems. Leigh tells us about his son’s new sporting activity. Can you guess the connections in our Competition? May is National Walking Month. Read more

Walking for health and fitness

  Everyone knows that walking is good for you, but it is hard to be motivated when it is pouring with rain or icy blasts are blowing from Siberia.  A lot has been made of the 10,000 steps target we should all apparently be aiming for – but as Dr Michael Mosley demonstrated in a  […]

Our March Newsletter is now out!

  This month’s summary: Find out why wellies are not great for your feet! We have been shortlisted in the Kenilworth Worthies. If you have diabetes, Susan tells you how to identify foot problems at an early stage. Leigh talks to you about itchy, sore, split skin between the toes. Enter our Easter Competition. Read the lovely letter from Zoe’s Place Children’s […]

Diabetic Footcare – Check your feet regularly

We always stress how important it is for people with diabetes to check their feet on a regular basis so that any changes and or problems can be identified early and complications avoided. A regular diabetic footcare check up is as important as an annual MOT on your car! It is important to check the feet by […]

Athletes foot is not just for athletes or sporty people!

Itchy, sore, split skin between the toes? Most people would instantly recognise these symptoms as Athlete’s foot, or to give it its medical term – Tinea Pedis. This common condition, can affect anyone. It particularly affects less sporty people, including those with poorer circulation, as the condition of the skin in these people makes it […]

Our February 2018 Newsletter is out…

  February 2018 was a record breaking month for Courtyard Footcare.  This month: Find out why pilates is good for you and your feet! Voting has now opened for the Kenilworth Worthies – please VOTE FOR US    Susan tells you about our record breaking achievements in January. Leigh tells you how he helped a patient with a long-standing injury. Check […]

Improving your Balance and Muscle Mass through Pilates #LookAfterYourFeet

Guest blog by Julieann Parker of Pilates by Ju I have been teaching Pilates for a few years now and one thing is certain: everyone is an individual and everyone has their own skeletal/muscular patterns which are unique to them. The body always surprises me and what works for one person may not work for another, which […]

Do you always need to support low arches with insoles and orthotics? No and read why…

As podiatrists, we often have clients present to us reporting that they have ‘flat feet’ or ‘fallen arches’. ‘Flat feet’ are often cited as an underlying factor in a whole host of problems, from back pain, to knee pain and even bunions. So, do we always need to support our low arches with insoles and orthotics to […]

Happy New Year from the Team at Courtyard Footcare

  Welcome to our January 2018 news update. This month: Are you fed up with your tired and achy feet? Then read on. Diabetic Footcare – knowing when your risk changes. Do you experience pain or discomfort in your feet when you walk talk? Find out how we can help. Are you chilblains getting you down? Our blog […]

Our Christmas Newsletter is out!

Thank you to all our patients who visited us in 2017 and wishing you all a very Merry Christmas. Welcome to our December News Update. This month’s summary: Check out our Christmas Opening Times View our Christmas Message Help us reach our 2017 Fundraising Target for Zoe’s Place Children’s Charity View our full newsletter here

Our November Newsletter is out!

Welcome to our November News update This month’s summary: Kate tells you why she went to the Real Madrid football stadium; Susan explains how Diabetes can affect your feet; Leigh tells you about a “first” for Courtyard Footcare and our Strictly Competition is back! Enter our Competition and you could win a lovely prize! Read More

Diabetes – how can it affect my feet & what is my risk of developing a foot problem?

Over the next few months we will be looking at various aspects of diabetic foot care including the questions you should ask about your risk of developing a foot problem e.g. How often do I need to have a foot check? How can diabetes affect my feet? What is my risk of developing a foot […]

Our October Newsletter is now out. Read more…

  Do your feet hurt? It might just be down to the shoes you are wearing. Read more

Diabetes – looking at the various aspects of diabetic footcare

Diabetes – looking at the various aspects of diabetic footcare

Over the next few months we will be looking at various aspects of diabetic foot care including the questions you should ask about your risk of developing a foot problem e.g. How often do I need to have a foot check? How can diabetes affect my feet? What is my risk of developing a foot […]

Our September News Update is out…

Summary of this month’s news: Find out what is Kate’s favourite place to visit in the UK. Susan tells you more about her summer activities! Leigh shows you pictures of his “nearly finished” kitchen and shows you someone he met whilst on holiday! Check out our September Product Offer. If you love Strictly Come Dancing then […]

Read our Footcare Advice for dancers and party goers

 While we will cover advice for walkers and runners in other blogs, what foot care advice can we give to dancers?  Probably the most important piece of advice is to make sure you have strong feet to start with, particularly, strong arches. This simple exercise stretches and strengthens the arch to ensure your feet provide […]

Arch Strengthening Exercises for Dancing Feet!

  Why Do This Exercise? To strengthen the muscles in the bottom of your feet. A strong arch will support your body better and help improve your gait. This exercise is particularly good for those suffering from heel pain as it will help to relieve your symptoms more quickly than just stretching alone. How to […]

Our August Newsletter is out!

Summary of our August 2017 news: Find out what Kate’s Kitten Boo has been up to this month! Susan tells you how to look after your feet if you have been diagnosed with diabetes Leigh reiterates the importance of wearing correct footwear Check out our August Product Offer Read more

Our July Newsletter is out…

A summary of July’s News The latest antics from Kate’s kitten, Boo. Leigh tells you his top tips on finding the right shoes for your feet Susan explains how you can prevent and treat cracked heels Save yourself 10% on selected footcare products when you use our VOUCHER CODE Read more here