• You can’t do anything for an arthritic ankle…..can you?

    Posted - 13th May 2024

    Keith, a 77 year old male patient who was new to the area came to see us with an ingrowing toenail. We booked him in for the customary half hour new Chiropody appointment slot and I was able to s…

  • A teaching trip to Derry

    Posted - 16th November 2023

    Elaine McLaughlin is a well-known Podiatrist in Derry, Northern Ireland who this year is celebrating 30 years in business – an amazing achievement. She trained back in the early 90’s …

  • Unsung Heroes

    Posted - 11th August 2023

    by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM MRCoP When I first qualified back in 1986 by brother Ste (who was a GP) gave me this bit of advice which I’ve always remembered and tried to implement. “Always treat…

  • Podiatry at the Glastonbury Festival 2023

    Posted - 6th July 2023

    On a break from work.... This year, Simon Joined Bob and Lee as part of the FMS Podiatry team at Glastonbury. He was last at the festival 35 years ago, didn't like it and vowed he'd never go again…

  • A new textbook you need to know about.

    Posted - 11th April 2023

    by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM When Andy Horwood left Leeds in 2016 to get married and live near Glasgow, Lee Short and I took over his practice and started ‘Podiatry Clinics (Yorkshire) Ltd’.…

  • Insoles for unusual feet

    Posted - 4th April 2023

    by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM Duncan first came to see us in January 2023 in need of some insoles. He had an interesting story of foot and ankle problems since he broke a 5th metatarsal when in t…

  • Bob is Back from Texas

    Posted - 23rd March 2023

    Bob is back after a week at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. There were a couple of hiccoughs along the way but with the help of his good friend Prof Guy - all was well. He got t…

  • Bob & Lee teaching in London

    Posted - 11th March 2023

    Bob and Lee do lectures under the title of "The Long and Short of...." (can you see what we did there) and last weekend we gave a day of lectures on Musculoskeletal Podiatry to the Kent Branch of…

  • It’s a Thai-Break for Simon

    Posted - 6th March 2023

    Simon managed to get away for a well earned fortnight break. He met up with his son Joe who's travelling around Vietnam and Thailand and reports great food, great weather and a possible new caree…

  • Carabao Cup 2023

    Posted - 27th February 2023

    With Lee supporting Newcastle and Simon Man Utd - one of them was going to be celebrating and the other commiserating this weekend. Lee took his son Sam down to the Wembley in the hope of Silverw…

  • Breaking News – No Breaks (thankfully)

    Posted - 24th February 2023

    Thankfully Lee returned from his Snowboarding holiday to Avoriaz with only minor back and neck injuries (!) whilst trying to keep up with his 20 year old son Sam. Thankfully his ailments were dul…

  • The Wetherby Clinic Has Moved

    Posted - 10th January 2023

    The same old friendly faces in a brand new space. It's just a bit further up the road on the opposte side. Turn left down Audby Lane, take the first right and we're on the far right, ground floor…

  • A journey into the unknown

    Posted - 3rd January 2023

    by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM It’s not every day that a patient says: “I’m off to walk across the Antarctic and I need insoles to stop my feet from blistering”. She then threw in “I’m…

  • 6 Front Street, Acomb, York YO24 3BJ – Now open for business

    Posted - 4th October 2022

    Welcome to our new 'York' premises Downstairs there is a fully equiped clinic room for general chiropody treatments, toe nail operations, steroid injections, foot and ankle mobilisations, fasc…

  • New Clinic Opening In Acomb, York – October 2022

    Posted - 19th September 2022

    Podiatry Clinics (Yorkshire) Ltd have bought a shop in Acomb, York 6 Front Street will become our new ‘York Clinic’. It was previously an Estate Agents and we are working hard to have …

  • Staffordshire Conference on Clinical Biomechanics by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM

    Posted - 6th May 2021

    The 19th Staffordshire Conference on Clinical Biomechanics was once again an on-line affair this year and Bob got to chair one of the sessions entitled 'Clinical Outcomes based on Biomechanics' …

  • Insoles don’t have to be expensive, but they have to be right.

    Posted - 13th March 2020

    by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM At Podiatry Clinics (Yorkshire) Ltd we have a reputation for getting patients better when other treatments for lower limb problems have failed. Understanding the biomech…

  • Working Weekend – Research Latest and Local Anaesthetic Update

    Posted - 9th March 2020

    by Bob Longworth MSc DPodM This weekend Bob caught up with Podiatry Surgeon Mark Price for a long overdue get together. Mark and his son Tom are involved in a project to measure the stiffness …

  • Fascial Manipulation – The Stecco Method

    Posted - 13th December 2019

    by Lee Short MScDPodM and Bob Longworth MSc DPodM At the end of November, Lee and Bob completed level 2 of the Stecco Manipulation Technique for fascia. This is a different way of looking at muscu…

  • Let us get rid of your corns

    Posted - 18th October 2019

    by Lee Short MScDPodM and Bob Longworth MSc DPodM A question we are often asked is “what’s the difference between a Podiatrist and a Chiropodist?”. My standard answer is that Podiatry is…

  • Lee and Bob publish an article with Andy Horwood

    Posted - 2nd August 2019

    When we started Podiatry Clinics (Yorkshire) Ltd 3 years ago we took over a couple of clinics from Andy Horwood who was moving up to Scotland to get married. I’m happy to say we have kept in co…

  • Want to run better?

    Posted - 5th July 2019

    by Lee Short MScDPodM Want to make your running more economical so you can run faster, longer or stay injury free? Have your running style analysed with MotionMetrix 3D and we will show you…

  • Ingrown toenail operations available in York, Leeds and Wetherby

    Posted - 7th June 2019

    by Lee Short MScDPodM and Bob Longworth MSc DPodM A permanent cure for in growing toenails. A toenail that is ingrowing can be extremely painful. Often it is a temporary situation caused by…

  • Essential Festival Foot Guide

    Posted - 31st May 2019

    By Amber Kibby MSc BSc Pod MRCP & Bob Longworth MSc DPodM MRCP It’s festival season: don’t get floored by ‘welly leg’ Origi…


    Posted - 24th May 2019

    Treat tendon pain and plantar fasciitis effectively. by Lee Short MScDPodM and Bob Longworth MSc DPodM We have been impressed with the results of using 'Shockwave' on plantar heel pains and…

  • Lee gives a talk to the Yorkshire Sports Medicine Group

    Posted - 10th May 2019

    by Lee Short MScDPodM and Bob Longworth MSc DPodM Lee was proud to open up this event concentrating on all things running. He presented the evidence for running retraining - can changing your …

  • The Blogs are Back in Town

    Posted - 3rd May 2019

    We've had teething problems with our blog page - it kept dissappearing into cyber space - but we met this Doctor who said they could fix it for us and we've got it sorted now. Watch this space..... …