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Falknor`s Needling for Verrucae is now available at 21st Century Clinic, Reading

What is Falknor’s needling? Falknor`s needling procedure is an innovative and effective treatment for verrucae (warts), which are benign types of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) group. It is a form of soft tissue therapy which is intended to break… Read More

How we are using our Low Level Laser machine to benefit our patients at 21st Century clinic, Reading

We have been using the Low Level Laser machine at 21st Century Clinic for a year now with amazing results, so I thought it would be a good time to share a few of our success stories! I have only… Read More

Older feet

As a podiatrist I often see a lot of older patients with problems with their feet. (And not just because they can’t reach them!) Older feet naturally develop more problems because the skin tends to thin with age and lose… Read More

Laser Therapy now available at 21st Century Clinic, Reading.

We at 21st Century Clinic in Reading, Berkshire are pleased to announce the arrival of a new Low Level Laser Therapy unit to the clinic. We will be one of the few multidisciplinary clinics in Reading, Berkshire to offer this… Read More

Painful Toenails

Since returning from our Christmas break I have been inundated with patients with painful ingrowing or involuted toe nails so I thought I would let you know what an ingrowing toe nail is, how to recognise it and how to… Read More

Diabetes and feet?

I know what you’re thinking – diabetes – that’s to do with sugar right how has that gone anything to do with feet – the answer….. EVERYTHING! Diabetes may affect your feet in a number of ways and in some… Read More

What’s the difference between a Chiropodist and a Podiatrist?

I often get asked what the difference is between chiropody and podiatry. In the UK, podiatry is simply the new name for chiropody. The name was changed to the internationally recognised name of podiatry in 1993. It’s not just the… Read More

I often get asked……what is a verruca and how can they be treated

Verruca’s About a third of my patients come to me asking about verrucae and how we can treat them. So I thought it right to share some information about them with you. Verrucae are caused by a virus called human… Read More

When should children wear their first pair of shoes?

Next week my daughter turns 1 and the biggest question I get asked…. Is she walking yet? I have many friends with babies of a similar age and recently many of them have started to think about shoes for their… Read More


–  1 in 5 women are embarrassed about their feet –  1 in 10 resort to covering up feet because they don’t like how they look –  Half of women admit to putting up with uncomfortable shoes for fashion – … Read More