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Podiatry Services

Looking after your feet can change your life!  Our feet carry a lot of weight, they carry our bodies throughout our entire lives and when our feet are unhealthy, it can impact our general well-being.

 

Our Podiatrist, Eleanor Joyce, is a highly qualified and experienced practitioner - she is fully insured, a member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, and HCPC Registered.

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It is generally advised to see a podiatrist when you have painful feet, thickened or discoloured toenails, cracks or cuts in the skin, growths such as warts, diabetes, or any other foot-related problem.

Even when your feet are generally in good health, you might want to consider

having a single session of podiatry to have the hard skin on your feet removed,

toenails cut, to find out if you’re wearing the right shoes, or just to check that

you’re looking after your feet properly.

Foot pain is a common problem caused by a wide range of possible causes

that usually fall under the following categories:

  • Bunions

  • Plantar fasciitis (heel pain)

  • Metatarsalgia

  • Morton's neuroma

  • Blisters, corns, and calluses

  • Ingrown toenails

  • Arthritis

  • Gout

  • Verrucas

  • Neuromas

  • Sprains and strains

  • Broken or cracked bones (fractures)

  • Diabetic foot problems

From routine check-ups to tailor-made insoles, padding, and arch support to relieve arch or heel pain, our Podiatrist is highly qualified and equipped to handle all your foot health needs.

At your initial assessment, Elly will take a full medical history and do basic tests such as checking the blood circulation and feeling in your feet. She may also check the way you walk and move your lower leg joints and will discuss any concerns you may have.

 

Any minor problems that may be picked up during the assessment will be treated on the spot including the removal of hard skin, corns, and calluses.

A biomechanical assessment involves an examination of the lower limbs, looking at their structure, alignment, strengths, and weaknesses.  A Biomechanical assessment does not just focus on the foot but includes the pelvis, legs, and knees, assessing the relationship between them. It is important to examine the lower limbs as a whole because they are closely connected and pain in one area can be due to a weakness or structural problem in another area.

  • Initial new client assessment (includes neurological, dermatological, and vascular assessment): £50

  • BioMechanical assessment (If the podiatrist believes that your mechanics could be contributing to your injury or pain, insoles or custom-made orthotics will be prescribed): £60

  • Follow up appointments (including nail cutting and filing, corns, callus, verrucae, in-growing toenail treatment, fungal nail and skin treatment, reduction of thickened nails): £40

  • Shockwave Therapy, Orthotics, Home Visits, and other specialist treatments are charged at higher rates and will be discussed prior to any treatment commencing.