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The importance of fitting boots and trail shoes

Heavy duty activity like trail running and long distance walking demands a lot from our feet but a lot more from our shoes. Uneven ground, demanding conditions and constant impact mean that it is more likely that our feet will get irritated by the shoe and not just the activity. This makes fitting of boots […]

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Covid update Walkrite 04-01-2021

Covid lockdown 04-01-2021

We remain open during Lockdown 3.0 We are incredibly thankful to be able to remain open during the latest lockdown. Sadly, we are still unable to see patients at our Podiatry clinic in Peterborough but we can continue to see patients at our Podiatry clinic in Stamford. If you have an appointment booked or wish […]

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Covid update Walkrite 04-01-2021

Covid Lockdown 05.11.2020: We remain open!

Following guidance from Public Health England and The College of Podiatry, we are please to confirm that we remain open but, sadly, still only able to see patients at our Stamford clinic. If you have an appointment booked with us, this appointment will still go ahead with all the appropriate infection control measures we already […]

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Covid update Walkrite 04-01-2021

Peterborough clinic

Unfortunately, we have still not been able to re-open our clinics at the Fitzwilliam Hospital, Peterborough. This is because the hospital is prioritising its NHS commitments and the backlog of patients it has generated during lockdown. Social distancing regulations have also meant that clinic space in the hospital is not yet available for our Podiatry […]

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Lakes for Level Water Charity Swim

Today we completed a 5km swim for the charity Lakes for Level Water. As a business, and personally, we wanted to swim for this charity today not just because they provide one-to-one swimming lessons for children with disabilities, but also because I have seen first-hand through treating para-athletes and seeing them compete in events that […]

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Covid update Walkrite 04-01-2021

Covid-19 update: we are re-opening!

We will be running our first clinic for face-to-face consultations on Wed 3rd June 2020. As we have not been able to conduct physical clinics for 10 weeks, this is an enormous relief but, obviously, it won’t be business as usual just yet! At the moment, our clinic at the Fitzwilliam Hospital in Peterborough remains […]

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Are you exercising safely in the sun?

Whilst we are still not quite able to open our clinics, it is good news that we can all now exercise for unlimited amounts of time outside (whilst still observing social distancing), but, at the same time, we are coming into the summer months and that means higher levels of ultra-violet radiation from the sun, […]

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Update

Covid-19 update 13.05.20

At present, both of the clinical locations from which we run our services are closed and we do not have a confirmed date for resumption of clinical activity, other than for certain emergency patients. As soon as we have a date confirmed with the clinics, we will contact patients requiring immediate treatment and those patients […]

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Don’t limp out of lockdown!

The Covid-19 lockdown has meant a change of activity levels for us all and it would seem that, for some of us, that has meant injury. Whilst our clinics have been closed, there has been an increase in existing and new patients contacting us with re-aggravations of existing injuries, or new injuries, who describe a […]

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Covid update Walkrite 04-01-2021

Covid-19 update

We are experiencing ongoing disruption to our clinics secondary to the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, we are unable to offer face-to-face consultations as it is not possible to do so whilst complying with social distancing guidance as it currently stands. Our representative body, the College of Podiatry, is also currently advising that non-essential face-to-face consultations cannot […]

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