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How to heal – and prevent – bruised toenails
Suffering with a bruised toenail?
Why does it happen, is there anything you can do to prevent it and how can you help it heal faster? [...] It can be a common occurrence for runners [...] but the good news is that there are some things you can do about it, according to the experts.
MUSCLE AND HEALTH
The slippery slop to joint pain.
"There’s nothing more relaxing than sliding into those wool-lined slippers after a long day in the office or a hardcore workout, but disappointingly, this apparent level of comfort could be a foul move for our feet and joints."
Find out more page 54 of the Spring issue.
THE DRH SHOW
PSYCHREG covers wellbeing and wellness, both physical and mental health.
The blog was started as a directory for people interested in psychology but has grown into a platform sharing wellbeing news and resources with its community.
SKI + BOARD
"Admittedly, an orthopaedic appointment might not sound like the sexiest of Christmas gifts at first but, trust us, your beloved will be thanking you once they’re on the slopes and experiencing the difference custom-made
orthotics can make to their skiing!"
Click on the link below to find out more.
September / October 2022
Shoes need to be more than stylish - they need to fit properly.
ABLE MAGAZINE is a bi-monthly national magazine that highlights and promotes lifestyle issues of importance to anyone in the UK living with a "disability".
Click on the link below to find out more.
BOOTS, SHOES & FASHION
August 19, 2022
SPOTLIGHT ON FEET. Linda Hobden asked Christophe about... everything!
What is the importance of correcting your posture? Who are the typical candidates that you would recommend for PODO orthotics? Have you always wanted to be in the podiatry industry or did your career aspirations lie elsewhere? ...
Find below the full interview.
June 24, 2022
Meghan Markle's unusual lifestyle choice could be seriously impacting her health.
Christophe answered Hello! about the danger of wearing shoes too big.
According to the magazine, it is a common choice made by celebrities including Meghan Markle and Victoria Beckham, to avoid getting blisters, but it could have long-term health repercussions.
December 7, 2021
"Seriously? No pain in three weeks? Is this some sort of miracle cure?
I didn’t think I’d enjoy the experience, but the way Christophe’s orthotics hug the underside of my feet and support my arch is just a wonderful feeling. [...]
I realise I sound like an ad, but this hasn’t been paid for, and I mean every word: I am SO used to feeling little twinges around my knees and calves, and that has all gone. Whoosh. Just like that. [...]"
VANITY FAIR UK
June 15, 2021
(Tr)eating For Two: Pregnancy-Friendly Hair, Beauty & Wellness
Hazel Byrne shared her experience at PODO during her pregnancy
"Having recently opened his newest clinic, the exceptionally enthusiastic and passionate podiatry and biomechanics consultant, Christophe Champs, will get you more excited about your tootsies than ever before. [...]"
April 26, 2021
“How can insoles help me and do I only need them for sports!? “
Using a brand new state of the art clinic, Christophe uses his skills and experience to create your own custom insoles whilst you wait.
For a more general understanding of how insoles will change your life, I’ve listed a couple of easy to understand points of how they can help.
FEET FIRST, Page 109.
"Wearing ill-fitting trainers can cause discomfort and injury. If you’re thinking of swapping the gym for regular runs, take note of these tips from Christophe Champs, biomechanical expert and founder of PODO orthotics clinic, to make sure you’ve got the right fit…"
Q: I have a recurring in-growing toenail. Is there anything I can do to stop it growing inwards again?
Next month on the November issue of TOP SANTE magazine, you could find out our top tips to keep in-growing toenails away.
Those are preventive measures only.
Visit a professional for a treatment.
August 17, 2022
Kate Middleton shoes: the health benefit behind her favourite footwear.
As well as being eternally in style, there are important health reasons why Duchess Kate might always opt to wear espadrilles. Given that Prince William's wife is regularly on her feet all day, a shoe that provides comfort and support is essential.
We shares our thoughts on HELLO!.
May 24, 2022
Foot specialists' rules for healthy feet
by Tor West
It’s easy to do but neglecting your feet can lead to several issues – including ankle pain, nail infections and more.
Thankfully, keeping your feet in good shape isn’t as difficult as you might think.
Christophe shared some footwear, skin and nails care top tips on Sherluxe this month.
November 2, 2021
From good posture to getting a promotion, Tanith Carey looks at how heels could improve your life . . . inch by inch.
"As soon as your toes are forced forward, your body leans forwards and your calf and buttocks start to tense up to oppose that force,’ explains podiatrist Christophe Champs, of PODO London. [...] "
June 14, 2021
PODO is proud to provide all RWPC riders with custom orthotics this year.
The Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling are embarking on their third season at Continental level, most recently competing at the UCI Pro Series event, the Tour of Slovenia, as they continue to build towards the season's main objective, the Tour of Britain.
CARE HOME MAGAZINE
ISSUE 104, Page 22.
"Your feet and legs will benefit from daily attention, such as stretching exercises and gentle manipulations"
You will fin in this issue:
"The top tips we share at the PODO clinic to look after your feet and legs to reduce end-of-day tiredness and / or that ‘heavy legs’ feeling."
March April 2023
Best foot forward
"We love silhouette-sculpting leggings as much as the next person, but they won’t protect us from injury or keep our joints
happy and healthy for the long haul.
We need a good pair of trainers for that.
Here, biomechanics expert Christophe Champs shares everything you need to know before buying your next pair"
Why you get foot cramp when running – and what to do about it.
Mid-run foot cramps can derail any run – and they’re painful, too.
Here’s what causes them and, importantly, how to stop them from happening.
If you’ve ever had to stop mid-run due to a foot cramp, you’ll know it’s...
October 6, 2022
Fix your feet and ride faster: here are the surprising ways looking after your feet will make you a better cyclist.
Performance engineer at INEOS Grenadiers and current World Hour Record holder Bigham talks about the connection between feet, back pain and training consistency.
PREGNANCY & PARENTING
FEET FIRST - How your child’s shoes can influence their health.
Delighted to be featured in PREGNANCY & PARENTING MAGAZINE, this fantastic Irish national glossy magazine aimed at parents and prospective parents.
Covering Child Care, Children's Issues and Rights, Family and Parenting.
Click on the link below to find out more.
July 06, 2022
Barefoot Training: What You Need To Know.
A decent pair of trainers is the first item on most lists of essential workout gear, so how did barefoot training become a thing?
Advocates say going shoeless can improve foot mobility and increase body awareness.
Christophe answered SL.Man, read the full interview below.
September 29, 2021
4 recovery tips to stop foot, calf and thigh muscle ache after hiking and walking
Aching legs and sore feet are common after hiking, but these simple tips can ease muscle pain after long walks. […]
Insoles were the answer I didn’t know I needed. PODO makes them on-site during your 90-minute appointment, so they were ready for me to walk in.
June 3, 2021
No more sweaty feet!
by Harvey Leadbeater
If you currently have a pair of in the shoe wedges fitted inside your cycling shoes, you have probably experienced how sweaty and gross your feet become during the British summer, or whilst riding indoors…
Read Harvey's experience when cycling since wearing the Podo Orthotics.
Go further with your orthotics
Orthotics are only one piece of the puzzle in helping your body work better.
Below you will find a wealth of information that has been helping patients around the world get the ‘big picture’.
The following resources (articles, videos and tutorials) do not just strive to give out the right advice, they also set the record straight on common misconceptions.
From wonderful walks in Hyde Park, Regents Park, the Thames path, Hampstead Heath Circular or simply when commuting to work through Oxford street, Piccadilly Circus, Covent garden, Mayfair, Soho... every step matters at Podo London!
Besides educating patients and sharing our tips to make your body works better, the Podo Clinic and Workshop, offers a thorough assessment to assess and analyse your posture, gait, and biomechanics. Providing all type of patients with custom orthotics made in-house, directly moulded onto the feet and ready to wear at the end of a single 90 minutes appointment.