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Need Chiropody in Stoke-on-Trent?

25 January, 2022

With more COVID-19 restrictions being lifted, more and more people are getting active outside. As a direct result of this, there is even more stress being put on your feet. As a direct result of this, you might be in need of chiropody in Stoke-on-Trent.

From trying to beat your personal best for your most recent 5K run to ensuring you are fit for the all important cup final, we think it is safe to say there will be a lot of pressure being put on your feet this coming year. This is why it is important that If you are feeling any discomfort whatsoever, you should not ignore the warning signs. 

Whether you are feeling a slight muscle cramp or you think there is something more serious lingering, be sure to check our highly skilled and experienced foot specialists in our podiatrist in Stoke-on-Trent. 

Ingrowing Toenail

It has become commonplace for social media pages to be littered with the dreaded pictures of toenails that have ingrown. In fact, 2 out of 10 people have had to see a healthcare professional for an ingrown toenail so this consideration might be more common than you would at first think.

Luckily, if you have an ingrowing toenail in Stoke-on-Trent, we can be of help. At Active footcare, we offer exceptional nail surgery which can remove your ingrown toenail. The procedure has an incredibly high success rate of 97% and we will even apply phenol to your foot which prevents regrowth.

It must be said, this procedure is not recommended for people with decreased immunity, reduced circulation, reduced healing or potentially someone who is diabetic.  

A lot of people know many of the causes of ingrowing toenails but a lot of people might not know that playing sports where your feet are heavily involved, or more specifically sports in which you kick a ball such as football or rugby, can lead to an ingrown toenail.  

Gait Analysis

Gait analysis can be a very useful tool. The industry leading assessment looks the dynamic coordination and posture during movement. Gait analysis can help to identify muscle, nerve and skeletal problems as well as helping to prevent the formation of corns. 

Gait analysis can help identify issues such as a lack of core strength, flexibility and slow cadence. The assessment can also help to identify any bone deformities or skeletal misalignments  Our team of experts can help you spot a lot of potential problems before they become prominent and require any further treatment. 

We have found that Gait analysis is particularly popular with athletes, especially athletes whose sports involve a lot of running and quick movement such as basketball. 


At Active Footcare, we have highly skilled orthotists. 

Orthotics are medical devices that you wear inside your shoe to correct biomechanical foot issues. These medical devices are highly efficient at treating foot pain caused by conditions such as: diabetes, plantar fasciitis, bursitis and arthritis. 

Contact Us

If you have any other questions regarding the wellbeing of your feet, whether it is the needling technique or even gait analysis in Stoke-on-Trent and surrounding areas, be sure to contact us.