Understanding Calluses: Causes and Remedies

Understanding Calluses: Causes and Remedies

Calluses are a common foot condition, often underestimated in their impact on daily life. Let's delve into their causes, effects, and effective remedies to reclaim comfort and mobility. Understanding Calluses Calluses, those thickened patches of skin, develop as a...

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Podiatry Services During Holidays

Podiatry Services During Holidays

As the festive season approaches, the team at Maddocks Podiatrists Sandton is excited to remind you that we are here to support your foot health throughout the holidays. We understand that this time of year can be busy and demanding, but your foot well-being is our...

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Diabetes and Podiatry

Diabetes and Podiatry

Podiatrist diabetic foot care is incredibly underrated! Let me tell you a little story to paint a picture... It starts with poor glucose control Imagine you have a grain of sand in your shoe. A person with normal nerve function and sensation will be able to feel the...

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What is a Podiatrist?

What is a Podiatrist?

Taking a Step Towards Health: The Role of Podiatrists When it comes to healthcare, we often focus on our major organs and systems, but there's one integral part of our body that's often overlooked until trouble strikes – our feet. Enter podiatrists, the unsung heroes...

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Corns & Callus: Causes & Treatment

Corns & Callus: Causes & Treatment

Corns and calluses can really be a pain in the foot! “I have this little corn under my foot” “oh, it’s not a big issue, just thickened skin that keeps coming back” “it feels like there’s a stone in between my toes” “something inside my foot”. Prior to seeing me, a...

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Bits and Pieces

Bits and Pieces

After having broken a glass, and carefully cleaned it up, there is nothing worse than realising that your feet helped you do that...               Glass shatters.... oh no!              Keep the kids away from the scene of danger.              Put on shoes.           ...

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