My Experience of Gestational Diabetes

That’s me 5 years ago at my baby shower celebrating the pending birth of my daughter Clara. I was suffering with gestational diabetes which had been diagnosed in my 36th week of pregnancy.   The afternoon tea party that my friends had organised for me and the cakes and sandwiches that I was SO looking…

A Remembrance Day Message 2020

Remembrance Day is particularly significant to me as a Podiatrist who comes from a Navy family where both my parents served in the Royal Navy. My Mother was a Wren and my Father was a Chief Petty Officer, Aircraft Artificer (Airframes and Engines) who completed a full 22 years of service mostly in the local…

The Truth About Pronation

Pronation is a word used to describe a perfectly normal movement and one that isn’t limited to the foot & ankle. Are you a pronator? Yes. Unless you have completely fused ankle and foot joints as a result of surgery or a rare medical condition, you are a pronator. Your wrist also pronates. Labelling people…