Diabetics have a higher risk of developing foot health problems due to the damage that raised blood sugars can cause to circulation and sensation.  Therefore, it is advisable to check your feet daily.  You may want to use a mirror to see the soles of your feet.

Foot care guide:

  1. Wash your feet daily, using soap and warm water (take care it is not too hot or cold)
  2. Dry your feet carefully, especially in between your toes
  3. Use cream to keep your feet healthy and moisturised avoiding in between the toes
  4. Have your toe nails cut regularly
  5. Don’t walk barefoot indoors or outdoors
  6. Wear correctly fitting socks and shoes
  7. Examine the inside of your shoes before putting them on
  8. Know who to call at the first sign of any foot health problems


At Solace, Lynda, our qualified Foot Health Practitioner has previously worked as a Diabetic Foot Screening Assistant for the NHS and can complete a Neuropathy Test that identifies any numbness and loss of feeling in your feet.

It is our policy to treat every client as if they are diabetic as you could be and not know.  Each Solace client can be assured that the set of instruments used has been sterilised before each and every treatment.


This web page contains general information about diabetes and taking care of your feet.  You must not rely on the information on this web page as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.  If you have any medical concerns you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider to seek immediate medical attention.  You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.



All our staff are trained by our registered foot health practitioner

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