Are Those Pedicure Tools Really Sterile?

Pedicure season has well and truly started, and with it comes the influx of new clients who are presenting with un slightly fungal infections in their toes after a dodgy pedicure last summer at a cheap nail spa.   As a Podiatrist I often hear the comment - “But I was sure it was safe, as the...

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5 Minutes with Emma Hack

Our fabulous new Emma Hack paintings have arrived at MediPedi! We have enjoyed Emma’s art on our wall since SALA last year, and have Emma is kindly going to continue a rotation of prints to keep the MediPedi walls looking fabulous ( and of course if you love them you can always buy them). We...

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Autumn Feet Tip: Dry Cracked Heels

It is that time of year again when our heels have finally succumbed to the effects of summer and you find yourself “velcroed” to the carpet from time to time.   There are many causes for dry, cracked heels - being barefoot in summer, or open back shoes, forgetting your foot care regime, family history, circulation issues,...

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The Perfect At Home Easy Manicure

We have all been there, stuck at home with the kids or held up in a meeting because  Craig from Accounts receivable won't shut up, meaning no time to sneak out and get our nails done before a hot date. Thankfully MediPedi's senior Nail Therapist, Mel, has put together a quick  home manicure guide to...

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Well that’s a bit unsightly…

If  you are perfectly comfortable showing your nails  in public without nail polish, you can probably stop reading right now. Unless of course you like icky stuff or maybe your partner has a set of trotters hidden in their shoes, in which case, read on. Today we are talking about toenail fungus, what it is,...

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When & Why you should see a podiatrist

At least a couple of times a week we get a client who has been going to a beautician or nail spa for help with her feet but never quite getting the fix she was after. So here is our definitive guide to when and why you should be seeing a podiatrist. Foot or Leg Pain We...

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The Medical Pedicure

I first came across the Medical Pedicure when reading about a French Podiatrist, Bastien Gonzales, who offered an extra long, luxurious service (with price to match) that focused on not only restoring the foot to be comfortable again, but had a strong aesthetic element to it as well. He split his time during the week between...

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