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  • Ganglion Cysts
  • A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin. Read more…

  • Haglund’s Foot Deformity
  • Haglund’s deformity is a bony enlargement on the back of the heel. The soft tissue near the Achilles tendon becomes irritated when the bony enlargement rubs against shoes. Read more…

  • Ingrown Toenail
  • An ingrown toenail is caused by the pressure from the ingrowth of the nail edge into the skin of the toe. Read more…

  • Morton Neuroma
  • If you sometimes feel that you are “walking on a marble,” and you have persistent pain in the ball of your foot, you may have a condition called Morton’s Neuroma. Read more…

  • Onychoiysis
  • Onycholysis is the separation of a fingernail or toenail from its pink nail bed. The separation occurs gradually and is painless.The most common cause of Onycholysis is trauma. Read more…

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Read more…

  • Plantar Warts
  • A wart could be a little growth on the skin that develops once the skin is infected by an outbreak. Warts will develop anyplace on the foot, however usually they seem on the bottom (plantar side) of the foot. Plantar warts most ordinarily occur in kids, adolescents, and also the old. Read more…

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture 
  • A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The Achilles tendon runs down the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Also called the “heel cord,” the Achilles tendon facilitates walking by helping to raise the heel off the ground. Read more…

  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Achilles tendonitis may be a common condition that causes pain on the rear of the leg close to the heel. The connective tissue is the largest tendon within the body. Read more…

  • Ankle Sprain
  • An ankle sprain refers to tearing of the ligaments of the ankle. The most common ankle sprain occurs on the lateral or outside part of the ankle. Read more…

  • Bunion / Hallux Valgus
  • The term hallux valgus actually describes what happens to the big toe. Hallux is the medical term for big toe, and valgus is an anatomic term that means the deformity goes in a direction away from the midline of the body. So in hallux valgus the big toe begins to point. Read more…

  • Bunionette
  • A bunionette deformity is an abnormal bony protuberance, or bump, on the outer (lateral) side of the fifth toe or metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ). This problem can start out as small and painless, but then become larger and more painful over time. Read more…

  • Claw Toe Deformity
  • The most common toe deformities are hammer toes, claw toes, and bone spurs. These involve the lesser toes (2nd through 5th toes). Read more…

  • Foot Arthritis
  • There is no cure for arthritis, there are many treatment options available. It is important to seek help early so that treatment can begin as soon as possible. With treatment, people with arthritis are able to manage pain, stay active, and live fulfilling lives, often without surgery. Read more…

  • Foot Corns

    Corns and calluses are annoying and sometimes painful thickenings that form in the skin in areas of pressure. Read more…

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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Special Interest in Joint Replacements, Foot & Ankle Surgery click here for more…


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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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