We deal with all types of foot problem from simple nail cutting to in-depth biomechanical assessments, the latest microwave verruca treatments and minor surgery. Corn and hard skin removal, fungal nails, ingrowing toenails and verrucae are just some of the conditions we commonly deal with. But whatever your foot problem, we can help.
It may be that you need advice on Diabetic footcare or have Arthritis, we can carry out checks on your circulation and sensations and check the joint mobility. Sometimes prescribing specialist insoles to relieve pain from these conditions.
Ingrowing toenails can usually be dealt with simply but sometimes a small operation is needed to reshape or remove the nail, which we can carry out at the clinic.
Simple Nail Cutting
Simple nail care when you can no longer reach. (Does not include nail thinning or ingrowing toenails)
Any foot problems such as corns, callous, verrucae, ingrowing toenails, fungal infections etc. can be treated and advice given on foot health care. Long term health problems such as arthritis and diabetes can cause many foot problems and we can help greatly with this. The standard appointment is 20 minutes but if your feet need that bit of extra attention then a 30 minute appointment may be recommended by your clinician.
Verrucae can be very problematic to deal with but we use the latest Swift Microwave therapy techniques to cure them as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Verruca Microwave Therapy (Swift)
Swift uses microwave energy which is delivered through a special probe applied to the skin to treat the affected tissue. It is an exceptionally quick method of treatment as well as being a more precise, cleaner and reliable alternative to more traditional treatments. No dressings are needed and you can return to normal activities immediately. Find out more
This is an examination of the alignment of the bones within the foot and leg to identify any structural problems. Gait analysis is part of this examination to identify mechanical problems during motion. This is ideal for investigating the cause of sports injuries, heel pain (plantar fasciitis) over pronation, moretons neuroma etc. This may need correction with specialist insoles called orthotics which will be prescribed by your podiatrist. A free 15 minute physiotherapy assessment may also be recommended by the podiatrist as part of this service.
Surgery to correct ingrowing toenails or totally remove damaged / diseased nails is available following pre-operative assessment. 2 free follow up checks and all dressings needed are included within this service.
Laser Therapy Treatment
Pain free treatment using the latest, state of the art, Omega system laser.
Stimulates the immune system to reduce chronic pain & promote soft tissue repair. Ideal for healing soft tissue injuries such as plantar fasciitis or metatarsalgia, and can be helpful in reducing the pain from arthritic joints. For more information please visit www.omegalaser.co.uk
LCN Wilde-Pedique is a highly effective toenail correction system, comprising an extremely elastic UV nail gel that adapts to the movements of the toe. It’s unique adhesive properties mean that good results can be achieved, even on thick layers of skin where a toenail may be missing or on scaly nail surfaces. It can conceal ridges and deformations and hide discolouration.
Orthotics and foot care products are available to purchase.