Foot health (podiatry) 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.

Achilles tendinopathy

Description:
This leaflet provides information on what Achilles tendinopathy is and how you can manage it.

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.

Ankle retraining

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about strengthening and restoring ankle function.

Cast - total contact casting (TCC)

Description:
This leaflet is to give you advice about your total contact cast (TCC) which has been applied because you have a diabetic foot ulcer, Charcot foot, or other foot condition.

Choosing running shoes

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

Choosing shoes

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

Flat feet in children

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about flat feet in children. If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the foot health team.

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.

High-dye strapping

Description:
This leaflet gives advice about high-dye strapping to use on top of the foot and ankle.
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