Routine general podiatry corns and callous - relief of pain and discomfort and protecting the toes to prevent reoccurrence. Advice and guidance about how to care for your feet and the correct footcare.
Medical pedicures are important they are an MOT for the feet-an essential service to keep your feet healthy. Supporting the health well-being and beautiful appearance of your feet.
Skin foot care advice and treatment - dry skin, itchy skin, cracked heels.
Annual foot checks recommended for all the family.
Preparing feet for summer or winter - many people experience more foot problems during the summer or the winter. Prevention education, and treatment is important to break this cycle.
Preventing and treating cracked heels advice and treatment to prevent fissures of the heel.
Chilblains - advice and prevention - so important to start this in the autumn.
Teenager foot reviews supporting the growing and developing feet are very important.
Biomechanical advice and assessments.
Provision and fitting of insoles.
Sporting foot pain.
Foot inflammatory pain.
Custom made orthotics.
Prevention, detection, and alleviation of foot problems with the at-risk foot is an important job of the podiatrist.
Diabetes, vascular or rheumatology patients - preventative and palliative care.
Diabetic foot care and advice is important for newly diagnosed and long-standing diabetics to prevent foot problems.
Preventative podiatry - foot care and footwear advice for the at-risk foot.
Once the foot problem has been resolved following assessment and treatment many patients only require the simply nails pathway, this is a short appointment for toe nail cutting.
Many people struggle to cut their toe nails safely due to health issues or sight problems. It is much safer to book a simply nails appointment.
Prevention and treatment of ingrowing toenails - many ingrowing toenails are caused by inappropriate or poor nail care. If you are experiencing pain or difficulty cutting nails or pain at night etc make a podiatry appointment.
Traumatic nail injuries - if you have any nail trauma it is best to seek advice so that the nail can grow properly in the future.
Fungal nail pathway - investigating and treating and preventing thickened and fungal nails.
Footwear advice is fundamental to understanding how your foot functions in the gait cycle. Many problems can be avoided by wearing the correct footwear for your foot type.
It is important to see the patient in a holistic way and assess how the foot functions, to find the correct shoes and orthotics.
Falls prevention/footwear reviews for all ages.
Workplace foot assessment - help choosing the correct occupational footwear.
Occupational health podiatry services.
If you have corns, callous, dry itchy feet, red scaley feet, maceration between the toes, thick out of control toenails, heel callous or cracks, pain when walking or night-time foot pain it is important to see a podiatrist.
Athletes foot is often a recurring problem rather than try self-treating, it is best to seek podiatry advice to prevent it reoccurring.
Advice regarding correct emollients.
Dry skin eczema /psoriasis.
Verrucae advice and treatments.
Referral to other health professionals regarding skin lesions if necessary.
Educational talks to all groups regarding podiatry and its importance.
Educational podiatry information and mentoring for students and colleagues.
Locum podiatry services are provided by the practice.
Kay is a keen mentor of other young podiatrists and believes collaboration with other health disciplines and professionals is essential to the patient’s well-being.
Diabetic foot problems are not inevitable, preventative care from the podiatrist and patient with diabetic footcare and footwear advice can prevent problems.