Category Archives: Life Style

Small bone

Mr Barry Francis  “the Foot Surgeon” picked this up while on the train reading the Daily Mail last week. One of the less common problems that can occur with the foot is a small extra bone at the back of … Continue reading

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Testimonial

Mr Barry Francis “the foot surgeon” thought he would put a recent testimonial from Sue Knott on a Hyprocure Implant. “I have worn expensive custom-made orthotics for several years now and, although they relieved a lot of the discomfort I experienced daily due … Continue reading

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Curling Toes

Once again over his mid morning coffee break Mr Barry Francis “the foot Surgeon” is looking and reading a recently published article by Linda Kelsey discusses a condition called dystonia. What she had noticed was that she began to walk in a very odd … Continue reading

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Toe Deformities

Once again Mr Barry Francis “the foot Surgeon” at the Fyfield Clinic refers to a recent article in the daily press regarding the correction of toe deformities (hammer toes and the like) by minimal incision surgery.  This was an interesting article … Continue reading

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Woman’s feet

Barry Francis “the foot surgeon” at the Fyfield Clinic refers to an article on the increasing size of Woman’s feet in the Daily Mail of Monday 8th August 2011, they discussed in “Life & Style” the increasing size of women’s … Continue reading

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Infected Toenail

Barry Francis “the foot surgeon” was thinking how many of you have a work colleague like one of our team here at the Fyfield Clinic has had a fungal infection of a toenail now for about 2½ years.  They have … Continue reading

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“Fastest Man”

An interesting article noticed by Mr Barry Francis “The Foot Surgeon” as he travelled to the Fyfield Clinic, Enfield on the tube a few days ago on the 9/8/11 issue of Metro Free paper where there is an article by … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running

In the Sunday Times on 31/07/11 there was discussion about barefoot running. Francesca Hornak said “if you have ever sprinted for the bus in ballet pumps you will know it is a different sensation to pounding a treadmill in boingy trainers”.  … Continue reading

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Hot of the press

Mr Barry Francis “the foot surgeon” noticed in Saturday’s papers this article as reported in the Daily Mail on 23/7/11 that Sandie Shaw, the singer, was performing at the Glenfiddich Mojo Awards ceremony.  It was noted that Sandie had swapped her … Continue reading

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Eye Scan

Another up to date tip from Mr Barry Francis “the foot surgeon” about research by scientists in the US has revealed that a straightforward eye scan could help detect the first signs of nerve damage caused by diabetes (neuropathy). The study … Continue reading

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