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Podiatry/chiropody

We have regular dental checks……Why not have regular foot checks to avoid years of discomfort in the future?

What is the difference between chiropody and podiatry?

Chiropodists and podiatrists, deal with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the lower limb and are qualified to treat people with arthritis, diabetes, nail surgery and sports injuries. They work with people of all ages but play a particularly important role in helping older people to stay mobile and, therefore, independent.

There is no difference between a chiropodist and a podiatrist. Podiatrist is the term used for chiropodists in some English speaking countries.

What does chiropody do?

Chiropody aims to improve foot function by alleviating pain and discomfort.

Chiropody is for all ages and should be started as soon as a problem arises.

Our chiropodist is able to treat children through to the older age group.

Treatment and management of foot problems in people living with diabetes including an annual foot risk assessment.

Chiropody for the sporting foot – corns, callouses, in-growing toenails, athletes foot, split nails, cracked heels.

Regular Chiropody can help avoid foot problems and aches and pains in other joints as a result of uneven loading due to painful feet.

Conditions Treated

  • Athlete’s foot
  • Bunions
  • Corns / Callous
  • In-growing toe nails.
  • Sweaty Feet
  • Verrucae
  • Thick Toe nails
  • Fungal infections (combined with laser treatment)
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