Our podiatry service, based at our CQC rated 'Outstanding' hospital, offers a full range of diagnoses and treatments - including preventative care - for problems affecting your feet, ankles and lower legs.
We’re experts in podiatry and will create a specific treatment plan just for you. Our advanced technology means speedy diagnosis and treatment in one place, so you can get back to doing what you enjoy as quickly as possible.
Podiatry involves the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. There are several types of podiatry:
Biomechanics looks at how muscles, bones and joints of the feet and lower limbs move and interact. A podiatrist might look at how your weight moves from heel to your forefoot and then how your forefoot pushes forwards to lift your heel off the ground.
MSK podiatry deals with conditions relating to muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones. Treatments might involve looking at your walking or running technique (also known as gait analysis) or foot orthoses.
This is the study of circulation in the feet and lower limbs.
Wound care deals with conditions of the foot and lower limb before they become serious and require surgery.
There are several conditions associated with diabetes including poor circulation and peripheral neuropathy. These can affect your feet quite profoundly, so it’s important to catch any issues early on.
This involves treating skin and nail conditions, primarily on your feet. As well as callouses and corns, a Podiatrist can provide treatment for verrucae, fungal nail infections and even advise on how to improve the appearance of cracked heels.
If your Consultant recommends that you have an MRI scan, they’ll arrange this during your initial appointment. They’ll also arrange a follow-up appointment to discuss the results of the scan, as well as your options for treatment.
Depending on the results of your scan, your Consultant may refer you to one of our expert Physiotherapists for treatment.
View the physiotherapy and podiatry section of our pricing page for details of private podiatry costs.
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