Urea Cream

The urea creams are widely used to treat a range of foot problems related to dry skin such a dermatitis, psoriasis and after the debridement of callus, especially the cracked heels. Different concentrations of urea are effective against different kinds of foot problems. The lower concentrations are good to moisturise the skin. The higher concentration […]


Chilblains are a common problem of the toes in colder climates. They are due to an overreaction of the small blood vessels to the changes in temperature. They result initially in small painful itchy lesions of a reddish colour that turns into a dark bluish. Useful resources:

Strapping for Plantar Plate Tear

One of the more effective ways of treating a plantar plate tear is to use taping or strapping to prevent dorsiflexion. This does need to be used for an extended period of time to allow for the plantar plate to heel. For more, see: How to tape a plantar plate tear

Heel Fat Pad Atrophy Treatment


Bunion Correctors

Do they work? Check out these: Do bunion correctors work? Do the “Bunion Correctors” actually work? Bunion corrector gullibility The bunion correctors – do they work? Buy them here.

Archies Arch Support Thongs

The Archies Arch Support Thongs from Australia (where they call flip flops, “thongs”) are proving very popular with podiatrists and their patients. They are a useful adjunct to foot orthotic therapy. For more: Archies Thongs are selling themselves Buy them Thongs … only in Australia