Diagnosis & Treatment

Browse the archives and discover how to stop painful foot blisters from ruining your favourite pursuits.

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Blister Fluid Colours: What's Inside Your Blister?

Blister fluid is normally colourless. But it can be all shades of yellow, pink, red and purple. Find out what's inside your blister.

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Covid Toe - Not Blisters, More Like Chilblains

Dr John Campbell updates us on the condition known as Covid toe, based on the most recent study from France. Here's what they look like.

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Blister First Aid vs Blister Treatment

Blister first aid is a small (albeit important) part of the blister treatment equation. For real relief, you need some sort of prevention.

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Top Tips For Arch Blisters: With & Without Orthotics

Arch blisters are curious, in that the arch isn't a particularly weightbearing area of your foot. Learn how to prevent them, even if you wear orthotics.

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When To Change Your Blister Dressing

It’s important to change your blister dressing at the right time. Otherwise, you risk Infection, maceration and delayed healing.

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Heel Edge Blisters: They Can Trick You

Heel edge blisters occur around the heel’s rim. As your blister fills, pressure pushes the blister fluid upwards, to an area where there's less pressure. Read more here.

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Blisters On Tips Of Toes: Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

Rather than your toes hitting the end of your shoe, blisters on tips of toes have more to do with your toes bending over so the toe tip becomes weightbearing.

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