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The latest news and updates from A Step Ahead Podiatry, inlcuding self-care tips and essential information about podiatry and looking after your feet. Don’t forget to book an appointment with our podiatrists in East Kilbride, Glasgow or Oban!

Should you buy used shoes?

Used shoes: to buy or not to buy?

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One question I am asked on a surprisingly regular basis is whether or not buying used shoes is a good idea. The quick answer? It depends on the shoes. Is it safe to buy used…

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Winter’s Coming: Get your feet fit for the cold

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As we hurtle through September – and with Christmas undoubtedly likely to creep up on us out of the blue – I thought it’s probably the right time to share some of my crucial winter…

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Podiatry in Oban - A Step Ahead Podiatry now operates in Oban

A Step Ahead Podiatry in Oban

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We’re excited to announce that A Step Ahead Podiatry is now offering professional foot care and podiatry treatments to patients in Oban area. The full range of treatments available from A Step Ahead are now…

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National Foot Health Month 2019

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April 2019 is National Foot Health Month, and it’s already underway. To contribute we’re posting helpful tips to our social media channels that you can do yourself to keep your feet healthy, so keep an…

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‘Ask Me Anything’ Answers!

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I asked our followers on social media to ask me anything they wanted. Here is how the questions panned out and I hope this gives you an insight as to what it’s like to work…

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When is it a good idea to buy new exercise shoes?

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What to look out for If you’re strong enough to be sticking to those New Year’s resolutions about exercising, jogging and being healthy, then you’re doing a better job than me! But in all seriousness,…

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Achey feet?

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Foot ache is more common than you might suspect. But when you think about it, there are so many lines of work that require us to be on our feet: hospitality, healthcare, events and more.…

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Recommend a friend and get £5 off your next treatment

Get £5 off When You Recommend a Friend

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Get £5 off your next podiatry treatment We love our loyal customers, so we want to give you something back for your kind referrals and recommendations. That’s why we’re giving you a £5 discount* off…

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Cosy feet up in front of the fire; a wintry setting. A Step Ahead Podiatry.

Winter’s Coming: Cold feet? Take care!

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Winter’s coming – and you can already feel it! It only feels like a couple of weeks ago we were basking in glorious sun and I was sharing advice on how to look after your…

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Athlete's Foot is a fungal condition on the feet but there are a number of common misconceptions around treating athlete's foot

How to Treat Athlete’s Foot: What NOT to Do

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When your foot goes fungal, there’s a huge range of treatments available over the counter; but you could just rub an onion on your toes… Or not. Every area of medicine and healthcare has its…

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Two female runners tread the streets - they should consult a podiatrist for a biomechanical assessment

Should Runners ♥ Podiatrists?

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Anyone who runs regularly, whether for sport or fitness, should make sure that a podiatrist is part of their training routine. Ask any runner and they’ll tell you that running is a ‘high impact’ sport.…

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Caring for your feet with professional podiatry services in Glasgow - A Step Ahead Podiatry

Embarrassed by your feet? Don’t be!

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Are you embarrassed by your feet? In my experience, a lot of people dislike their feet and can be initially uncomfortable when undergoing an assessment or treatment with a podiatrist. Feet can be quite an…

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