Podiatric Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves the action of penetrating the skin with a needle.

It has been shown that acupuncture produces a therapeutic benefit and acts to improve localized healing, reduction of pain in the area where the needle is inserted and in the whole body.

The Western Formulary Method of acupuncture is used which does incorporate some of the traditional Chinese methods.

It is a very low risk procedure which can be used to treat:

  • Arthritis in the foot, toes and ankle
  • Plantar fasciitis/heel pain/spur
  • Knee pain
  • Shin splints
  • Generalized muscle and joint pain in the foot and leg
  • Nerve and neuroma pain
  • Hot flushes
  • Hay fever
  • Sports injuries and recovery
  • Muscle cramps
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Medical Pedicure

The world famous podiatrist-performed medical pedicure is now available at THE foot + body mechanic.
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Verruca Needling

The foot + body mechanic can advise several treatment options for verrucas including dry needling.
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Biomechanical Analysis

and and Orthotic Prescription. Prefabricated and Bespoke Orthotics supplied by ‘Vasyli Medical’ and ‘Lbg Medical’
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MSK Foot problems

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