HCPC Registered Podiatrist and Chiropodist

What is Podiatry?

Podiatry (also known as chiropody) is the diagnosis and treatment by podiatrists of diseases and other disorders of the feet.

The term podiatrist is used all over the world unlike chiropodist. Podiatrists are highly skilled health professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.

All Podiatrists should be registered with the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

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Corns and callus

Corns are cones of hard skin whereas callus is a yellowish plaque...
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Insoles

At THE foot + body mechanic award winning Vasyli Medical Orthotics can be prescribed. Your foot can also be casted and a bespoke orthotic made in...
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Osteoarthritis

treatment options include; education, advice and access to strengthening/stretching exercises...
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Ingrowing Toenails

We can remove the nail spike, or, if it is too painful a local anaesthetic injection may be administered...
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Childeren's feet

We have considerable experience treating children’s feet for conditions such as ankle pain, painful flat feet, toe walking...
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Diabetes and the feet

In our diabetic assessment we will check your ability to sense pressure, temperature and vibration as well as your circulation...
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Plantar Fasciitis

 Your podiatrist can perform a bio-mechanical assessment and prescribe a stretching/strengthening routine, orthotics...
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Fungal infections

Your podiatrist can remove some of the superficial fungus and improve appearance with the use of a drill...
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Podiatric Acupuncture

Acupuncture also can have a calming effect inducing a feeling of relaxation and well being...
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Medical Acupuncture

In medical acupuncture the diagnosis and treatment of conditions is made using conventional knowledge of...
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MSK Foot problems

Your Podiatrist has many treatment options that can alleviate painful musculoskeletal conditions...
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