Podiatry Pages

Good links for podiatry and conditions that effect feet

All of the sites listed below are from reputable organisations but please remember that the information provided is meant to compliment treatment. There is no substitute for seeing a trained health professional in person!

Podiatry

Public website of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. Contains foot health information about common foot problems and information about careers in podiatry.
www.feetforlife.org

Health Professions Council. All podiatrists listed on this site are HPC registered, you can find out more by visiting their website.
www.hpc-uk.org also see our FAQ page

Foot Care Supplies was set up by practicing podiatrists/chiropodists to bring professional foot care products direct to the patients that need them. Gel padding, toe protectors, felt and other supplies that podiatrists use but are hard to find in chemist shops.
www.footcaresupplies.com

Cosyfeet Shoes - If your shoes are rubbing your toes, not wide enough or just not comfortable anymore give Cosy Feet shoes a try, as recommended by podiatrists! UK based mail order with a good system for returns if you have ordered the wrong size.
www.cosyfeet.com

Yaktrax - Stop Slipping On Icy Pavements! Yaktrax are ice grips for your shoes similar to snow chains for your car tyres. They are cheap, long lasting, easy to fit, comfortable to wear and allow you to keep mobile when your council fails to grit the pavements! Highly recommended for fall prevention in the winter.
www.yaktrax.co.uk

Bone and joint disease

Arthritis Research Campaign website with general information about rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and ongoing research into treatments.
www.arthritisresearchuk.org

National Osteoporosis Society. Advice and information for people with osteoporosis.
www.nos.org.uk

The National Association for the Relief of Paget's Disease. Information and advice for sufferers.
www.paget.org.uk/

Connective tissue disease

St. Thomas's Hospital in London have a page relating to lupus and the research it carries out into this condition and links to support websites.
www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/our-services/lupus/overview.aspx

Raynaud's & Scleroderma Association website. Support and information on these two conditions.
www.raynauds.org.uk

Vitiligo Society webpage, giving information and advice.
www.vitiligosociety.org.uk

Diabetes

Diabetes UK, formerly the British Diabetic Association. Information on all aspects of living with diabetes and has separate pages aimed at children with diabetes.
www.diabetes.org.uk

Neurological disease

SCOPE organisation for people with cerebral palsy, offering information and a helpline.
www.scope.org.uk

UK website of CMT international. Support group and information for sufferers of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, also known as Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy (HMSN) or Peroneal Muscular atrophy.
www.cmt.org.uk

Guillain-Barré Syndrome support group, offering support and advice via their website, a free telephone help line and more, including a page for children with the disease.
www.gbs.org.uk

Huntingdon's Disease Association website offering information and news.
www.hda.org.uk

The homepage of the British Leprosy Relief Association (LEPRA), UK based charity organisation dealing with leprosy or Hansen's disease as it is now known. Information on the disease and what is being done to eradicate it world-wide.
www.leprahealthinaction.org

Motor Neurone Disease Association website, with information about MND and local charity operations around the country.
www.mndassociation.org

Multiple Sclerosis Society home page. Offering information and support to those with MS.
www.mssociety.org.uk

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign website, has advice and information covering the different muscular dystrophy's.
www.muscular-dystrophy.org

Parkinson's Disease Society website, with information on the society, an important contributor to research into Parkinson's disease.
www.parkinsons.org.uk

British Polio Fellowship. UK charity organisation for those who have had polio, with information and resources.
www.britishpolio.org.uk

Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, UK charity organisation offering information and advice.
www.asbah.org

Stroke Association website. Help and advice on all matters to do with stroke and transient ischaemic attacks (TIA).
www.stroke.org.uk

Sports injuries

US site of American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. With recommendations for sports shoes and advice on different sports injuries.
www.aapsm.org

US site explaining some of the common sports injuries with advice on how to avoid them.
Dr. Stephen M. Pribut's Sport Pages

Virtual Sports Injuries Clinic. Offers a ‘Virtual Diagnosis’ and information on over 100 sports injuries with rehabilitation, sports massage, strapping & taping and more.
www.sportsinjuryclinic.net

Return2fitness. Sports medical and rehabilitation products with expert advice and excellent customer service.
www.Return2fitness.co.uk

General health information

NHS Online, providing general health advice and answers to common questions.
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

A gateway to other health related websites, edited by two GP's.
www.patient.co.uk

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