• A stitch in time saves nine: Why treating ‘normal’ pain is easier than treating ‘chronic’ pain.

    Posted - 11th February 2019

    What is pain? That sounds like a daft question as we’ve all experienced it and know it when we have it, but it can be difficult to define. The international Association for the Study of Pain des…

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  • Verruca treatment with Dry Needling

    Posted - 4th January 2019

    Verrucas are a viral infection of the skin and can be small single ones or large multiple ones. The skin is such a fantastic barrier (it keeps us from leaking everywhere and stops anything nasty getti…

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  • Digital silicone putty works a treat for digital corns

    Posted - 14th December 2018

    How does skin react to an overload of pressure? Well, it will either ulcerate (like a bed sore) if this overload is constant or thicken up (with a callus and then a corn) if it is intermittant. If cor…

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  • Don’t suffer with ingrowing toenails – Come and see us!

    Posted - 26th November 2018

            Ingrowing toenails are painful. Often we can sort them out conservatively with good nail care but if the problem is long standing then a nail operation to r…

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  • Interview with Dr Martyn Speight

    Posted - 20th November 2018

    Q+A with Dr Martyn Speight Bob has been working out of the Wharfedale Clinic in Guiseley since August 2016. It is owned and run by Dr Martyn Speight (MB ChB, Dip Sports Med, MLCOM, DMS-Med,FFSE…

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  • Do you want to Improve your running?

    Posted - 9th November 2018

    Why is it that we can walk all day, but can only run for a relatively short time? The simple answer is that walking takes very little muscle action when compared to running. Our bodies have evolve…

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  • Podiatry Education

    Posted - 25th October 2018

    I have been asked to contribute to a Masters programme in ‘Sports and Exercise Medicine’ at Leeds University. It’s just an hour interactive session on Musculoskeletal (MSK) problems with the foo…

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  • We’re back!

    Posted - 25th October 2018

    Our website was recently exterminated (well, hacked) and in the process, deleted big chunks of stuff.......unfortunately we hadn't made a copy of the Blogs so they are lost in cyber space.......ah…

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