Entries by Joe Egan

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for the athlonefootclinic.ie   Who We Are We are Athlone Foot Clinic of the Primary Care Centre Athlone, Co Westmeath, telephone number 090 6400141, email address info@athlonefootclinic.ie. For the purposes of processing your personal data we are the controller.   The Personal Data We Process and What We Do With It We record and use […]

Flat Feet in Children

What is flat foot in children? The term “flat foot” refers to a condition where the foot lacks an arch. It is common to see low arches or flat feet in very young children because they are loose-jointed and flexible, which allows the arches of the feet to mould to a flat position when standing. […]

Diabetic Foot Clinic Athlone

Diabetics Diabetes is a condition which can place an individual at greater risk of developing serious foot problems. The problems are related to the systemic effect of diabetes on the lower limb which include: Decreased circulation to the feet (reduced blood supply) Diabetes can affect the large arteries of the body by causing them to […]

Bunion treatment

Here at the Athlone Foot clinic we treat many conditions. One of our most common treatments is that of Bunions. Bunions Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus) refer to the deviation of the great toe towards the outside of the foot. This deviation occurs from the great toe joint and causes the foot to become broader and […]

Corns & Calluses

Athlone Chiropody clinic.     Calluses Calluses (Hyperkeratosis) is a build up of thick skin on the foot caused by friction in high pressure areas of the foot. This complaint is often accompanied by corns and can be mildly uncomfortable to painful and debilitating. Calluses often appear on the bottom of the foot around the […]

Athlone Foot/Podiatry Clinic

Athletes Foot Athletes Foot (Tinea Pedis) is a common fungal infection of the skin caused by the tinea pedis microbe. The signs of this complaint include itchiness, redness and peeling skin between the toes. Tinea Vesiculare is another fungal complaint of the foot that often presents with small blisters under the arch of the foot. […]

Westmeath Foot clinic

Introduction  About 60% of our patients to the Athlone foot clinic are currently presenting with Heel pain. Here is some useful information regarding this condition. Heel pain is one of the most common conditions to affect the foot. It is usually felt as an intense pain when the affected heel is used. The pain is usually worse […]

Seasons Greeting from Athlone Chiropodist

I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all our patients for the support over 2015, and seasonal greeting. It has been a pleasure seeing you all over 2015 and I am looking forward to seeing you all in 2016. Wishing you and yours health & happiness over the holiday period and into […]

Athlone Chiropodist

Midlands Chiropodist Athlone Town- Morton’s Neuroma – a thickening of nerve tissue in the ball of the foot resulting from compression and irritation of the nerve, such as from wearing shoes that have a tapered toe box, or high-heeled shoes that cause the toes to be forced into the toe box. ‪#‎MortonsNeuroma‬

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment and Causes

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment and Causes: 6 Things Everybody Must Know SHUTTERSTOCK What is plantar fasciitis? You know it’s heel pain, but did you know it’s caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia that connects your heel to your toes? It often presents itself in the morning, or after resting, and becomes more painful over time, […]