Foot health patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Ankle fracture - Managing in your cast

Description:
This leaflet explains more about returning to your everyday activities whilst you are unable to put weight on your fractured ankle.

Choosing shoes

Description:
This leaflet explains more about choosing suitable shoes in order to reduce foot pain and accommodate insoles.

Foot and ankle corticosteroid injections

Description:
This leaflet explains more about steroid injections used in podiatry,

Foot orthoses (insoles)

Description:
This leaflet explains more about foot orthoses (often called insoles or orthotics), including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to the podiatry clinic.

Nail Surgery

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about nail surgery including the benefits, risks and alternatives. It also explains what you can expect when you have nail surgery including before, during, and after the procedure.

Plantar heel pain

Description:
This leaflet explains about pain in the bottom of your heel (plantar heel pain), and suggests basic exercises to help.

Rehabilitation after leg amputation

Description:
This booklet is about having a lower limb amputation and your rehabilitation after the operation. The aim is to help you and your family, friends or carers understand more about amputation and what to expect after your surgery. It will outline your rehabilitation process from the day you have surgery to when you leave hospital and tell you about the services available to you.
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