How Does PACT Work Against Fungal Nails?

PACT is a treatment we do at Podiatry HQ to help treat fungal nails, it is a photodynamic therapy that is safe and painless.   How does PACT work?   PACT is a photodynamic therapy, the interaction between the light and the photosensitive agents (PACT gel) work to produce an energy transfer and local chemical […]

What Shoes Do We Wear On Our Feet During Summer?

Without a doubt come summer time I always get asked “what shoes do you wear during summer?” Often the answer is… you guessed it, THONGS! As we all want to avoid wearing closed in shoes that make our feet sweaty, hot and uncomfortable it’s an easy choice to want to throw on a pair of […]

Why Do Women Commonly Have More Foot Problems Than Men?

 Women more commonly present to the Podiatry clinic with foot concerns than men. Some factors that can predispose women to this are footwear and attending nail salons for pedicures.   Footwear: Women’s fashion footwear in the current market provides little to no support for foot function. They are often ill fitting and place a higher […]

Why Podiatrists Tell You to Dry Between Your Toes?

Have you grown up with your parents telling you to dry between your toes or has your podiatrist advised you to make sure you dry between your toes after showering? Have you wondered why? The reason is this. It is important to dry between your toes or not apply cream between your toes due to […]

Psoriasis of the Nails

Psoriasis of the nails can affect the fingernails and also the toe nails, in most cases it is mild and doesn’t cause much of a problem for the person affected, but in some cases can be a bigger issue for people. Psoriasis of nails can affect each individual to a different degree but can cause: […]