This is your overview of the services we offer. Should you have any questions, you can of course get in touch with us and make an appointment.
we treat everyone, we assess the lower limb & feet for various conditions and provide a treatment plan that suits each individual.
What we look for during lower limb and foot assessment:
we look for skin condition,colour and temperature, we look for nail conditions, callus, cracked skin, ulcers, sensation, I look into the musculoskeletal system, the range and motion of the joints, we look for any limitations or issues within the lower limb, we also provide diabetic assessments and treatments.
Fungal nails can lead on from Athlete's foot and the nails can become discoloured, thickened, brittle. Shoe wear can also apply pressure on thickened nails causing discomfort.
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection which can be found in between the toes & along the bottom of the foot, caused by sweaty feet or moisture between the toes where bacteria/fungi can develop.
Corns, hard or soft corns, are hard skin caused by pressure or friction which is pushed into the skin.
Callus is patches of hard skin caused by pressure and friction, found on bottom of the feet or on tops of the toes or at the back of the heels which can crack.
Ingrown toe nails is where the nail grows in at the corner, caused by pressure from foot wear, nail cutting.
Thickened nails are caused by trauma to the nail, fungal infection, poor circulation.
Verrucae/ Warts, caused by the human Papilloma virus.
Heel pain: This can be caused by a number of factors, trauma, posture, overuse injury, and much more. A common heel pain condition is plantar pasciitis, where the fascia on the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed, sore and tender, especially first thing in the morning on walking and after periods of rest.
Foot wear: Should provide adequate room for the foot, allowing room for the toes to move, especially when walking, be mindful our feet swell during the day. Poor fitting foot wear can create a variety of problems from hard skin, thick nails, blisters, Bursas, Morton's neuroma and more.
Treatment will be established after a consultation and examination, this will include a detailed medical history to assist the podiatrist to produce a treatment plan specifically for each individual. This may include cutting and filing of nails, removal of corns, reduction of hard skin, fungal nail and skin treatments, verrucae treatments and much much more.
Home visits are available on request & prices will reflect milage/travel