Footcare Scotland - The Foot & Ankle Experts

Common Conditions

At Footcare Scotland, our expert Podiatrists are trained to treat many foot, ankle and lower limb issues.  This varies widely from corns, hard skin and ingrown toenails to plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy and shin splints.  Below are a list of some of the more common conditions that we treat in clinic on a regular basis.

Achilles tendon pain in runners

Achilles tendon pain in runners

Achilles tendon pain in runners is a very common overuse ...
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Metatarsalgia

Best treatment for Metatarsalgia?

Before we can understand what is the best treatment for ...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hallux Rigidus

Hallux Rigidus causes pain and stiffness in the big toe ...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis

How does Rheumatoid Arthritis affect my feet?

Rheumatoid Arthritis can reduce your mobility and quality of life.  ...
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BLISTERS

How to prevent blisters

Blisters are often trivialised but they can be very painful.  ...
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Plantar fasciitis

How to treat plantar fasciitis at home?

If you have developed pain in the bottom of your ...
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Iliotibial band syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is a common overuse injury that causes ...
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Edinburg Orthopeadic Ankle Surgeon

Metatarsal Stress Fracture

As anyone who has had a metatarsal stress fracture will ...
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flat foot

My child has flat feet, should I worry?

One of the biggest reason for children visiting the clinic, ...
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Intoeing

My child is intoeing

The term intoeing, or pigeon toed, is the term used ...
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toe walking

My child walks on their tip-toes

Does your child walk on their tip toes?  This is ...
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Painful flat feet

Painful flat feet

Painful flat feet, a disabling condition. We recently had a ...
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plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis, a real pain in the……. heel Plantar fasciitis ...
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Plantar plate tear

Plantar plate tear

In this case study we discuss one of the many ...
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Running Injuries | Footcare Scotland

Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee is one of the most common running injuries ...
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pain in the ball of the foot

Sesamoiditis

The sesamoid bones are two small bones that sit directly ...
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plantar fasciitis

Sever’s disease- Heel pain in children

Is your child active in sport and complaining of pain ...
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Shin splints

Shin splints

I recently had a visit from a 48-year-old, male runner ...
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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints are a common overuse injury that cause pain ...
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Plantar fasciitis

Steroid injections for plantar fasciitis- do they work?

Steroid injections for plantar fasciitis are a common treatment - ...
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stiff, painful big toe joint

Stiff big toe joint?

Do you have a painful, stiff big toe joint? Do ...
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Testing for diabetic neuropathy

Tips to keep Diabetic feet healthy

If you have diabetes, it is essential that you look ...
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bunions

What are corns?

Are corns making walking painful? Corns are small areas of ...
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pain in the ball of the foot

What causes pain in the ball of the foot?

Pain in the ball of your foot can be frustrating ...
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bunions

What is a bunion?

A bunion, or Hallux Valgus, is a common deformity of ...
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ingrowing toenail

What is an ingrowing toenail?

Ingrowing toenails are painful but easily treated What is an ...
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tinea pedis

What is Moccasin Tinea Pedis?

Moccasin tinea pedis is caused by a fungal infection of ...
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Common conditions

What is the best way to treat a Morton’s neuroma?

Morton’s neuroma is a condition affecting the foot.  It is ...
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