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2023-11-22 06:19
Sometimes to treat foot problems you need to change the posture or alignment of the foot. The arch may need supporting or the heel may need to be tilted inwards or outwards. At times there a… Read More
2023-11-14 05:43
Lace bite (or skate bite) is something that is well known in ice and roller skating communities, but is not so well known outside those communities. Lace bite is an inflammation of the tendo… Read More
2023-11-14 04:32
Haglund’s deformity is a lump at the back of the heel bone where the Achilles tendon inserts into the bone that can get painful with pressure from the footwear. As a Haglund&rsqu&hell…Read More
2023-10-23 03:44
We got them in stock now and they are selling fast. The Archies slides are available in 4 colours: If you like the Archies Thongs, then you will probably like these. If you don’t… Read More
2023-10-20 04:42
‘Toe jam’ is not a diagnosis or even a real clinical condition. Toe jam is that name that is given to that yucky stuff that can build up between the toes. It is a combination of… Read More
2023-10-06 05:55
Foot odour is really annoying and socially embarrassing, so you really want to do something about it to get rid of it. The actual smell or odour is due to bacteria that break down the swe… Read More
2023-09-15 07:44
There are a number of different causes of toe walking in children. All cases need to be looked into by a paediatric health professional to identify the reason for the toe walking. this is be… Read More
2023-08-15 03:40
Yes. We recently started offering an electric callus file for the self care of cracked heels and calluses that is battery operated and has two speeds and two heads (rough and smooth), so… Read More
2023-08-08 06:11
We were one of the early adopters of the Archies Thongs and have been selling them since the beginning. They still remain our best seller. They started off with only a handful of colours and… Read More
2023-07-21 03:36
fisiocrem (and yes, the ‘f’ is supposed to be lower case) is often touted as an all natural topical gel that is effective for musculoskeletal pain. It is considered ‘natura… Read More
2023-07-02 02:05
Chilblains are a common inflammatory reaction to waste products that build up in the skin due to issues with the circulation in very small blood vessels in colder climates. The key to the tr… Read More
2023-06-01 22:04
The sesamoid bones are two very small bones under the big toe joint. They kind of function like two mini knee caps which help the tendons be better levers to move the joint: Sesamoidit… Read More
2023-05-31 01:50
So many people have those tired and aching feet at the end of a long day at work and can not wait to kick off their shoes at home and get off their feet. There is no need to go through that… Read More
2023-05-26 08:55
A Morton’s neuroma is a painful condition that can typically causes some shooting pains and numbness between the toes. It is due to an impingement of the nerves between the metatarsal… Read More
2023-05-12 09:27
The Walker’s 25% Urea foot cream is also available with ceramide in a formulation known as the ULTRA. The urea creams (15% and 25%) are effective for rehydrating dry skin, and in th… Read More
2023-05-12 03:41
‘Metatarsalgia’ is not really a useful term nor is it a diagnosis. It simply means ‘pain’ (‘-algia‘) in the ‘forefoot’ or ‘ball of the f… Read More
2023-04-23 05:29
If you have a problem with chilblains then an important part of the treatment and prevention is keeping the feet warm. Wool is almost universally recommended as the material that socks shoul… Read More
2023-04-14 06:33
Chilblains are relatively common in the colder climates and are a reaction of the small blood vessels to the change in temperature. The spasm of these small blood vessels and the resultant a… Read More
2023-04-08 20:32
The rigid inserts or insoles such as the Morton’s Extension Carbon Fibre Insole Plate and the Full Width Carbon Fibre Insole Plate are generally indicated for conditions where flexion… Read More
2023-04-05 02:35
The Archies arch supporting thongs or flip flops only come in one standard width, so we often get asked about what should one do if the feet are wider? The outside edge of the foot often… Read More
2023-03-31 01:21
The best way to deal with chilblains is to not get them in the first place, ie prevent them. Even when you get a chilblain, prevention is still so crucial otherwise it will not matter what y… Read More
2022-10-31 06:16
The best initial management of a saddle bone deformity is simply to avoid closed in footwear as much as possible as that will mean that there is no pressure on it. Sometimes you can just sim… Read More
2022-07-26 07:13
A turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint in which the damage is done when the joint is hyperextended. It got its name from American Football where it become more common on the artificial… Read More
2022-07-25 03:10
‘Hallux rigidus’ is typically a painful stiff big toe joint that is caused by osteoarthritis in the joint. Walking is painful in that big toe joint (the ‘hallux’ join… Read More
Recommended Exercises Using The Pediroller
2022-03-10 04:30
The Pediroller is an easy and convenient way to give the bottom of your foot a self-massage using a roller and has been shown to be particularly useful for those with tired and achy feet as… Read More
2021-06-17 00:33
During the winter of 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was noticed that a lot of people with COVID-19 were also getting chilblains on their feet, along with a lot of other much… Read More
2021-05-21 03:57
Podiatry (or what used to be called ‘chiropody’) felt is a commonly used material to treat a wide range of foot problems. The podiatry felt is a natural material with a self-adhe… Read More
2021-05-20 00:24
The Archies arch supporting thongs continue to be one of our biggest sellers. A few months ago Archies released the US Mens Size 4/US Womens Size 5’s for the smaller adult foot and jus… Read More
2021-02-14 21:50
Archies arch supporting thongs are our biggest seller. It is important when ordering online that you get the size right. The sizes are manufatured and sold based on the US Mens sizing, s… Read More
2019-10-28 19:39
We do get inquiries about these. We do not sell them. We will not be selling them. We don’t like them and have ethical concerns about them. These types of medicated corn pads contai… Read More
2019-09-12 00:29
Toe spacers are used either at night or in wide fitting footwear to “correct the toes”. Feet spend the day in footwear, that somewhat compress the toes and changes the natura… Read More
2019-09-07 21:54
Plants have roots that they can grow back from if the top is chopped off. Do corns on the foot have roots that they can grow back from if they are chopped off? No, they do not. The my… Read More
2019-09-06 21:47
There are lots of reasons for pain under the heel of the foot. One of those, and not the most common, is that of fat pad atrophy. There is a fat pad under the heel that cushions the impa… Read More

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