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Podiatry

Podiatry

Podiatry

This is a healthcare profession, which has evolved from its origins in Chiropody. It involves the assessment, treatment and management of patients with foot and lower limb disorders.

Basic hygiene and nail cutting may be all that’s needed to keep your feet in good health. But when normal feet turn into problem feet, it’s best to seek professional help.

A podiatrist can help with the following conditions; Athlete’s foot, Bunions, Callus, Chilblains, Corns, Fungal infections, Sweaty feet, Verrucae and pain in leg and feet muscle and joints.

Biomechanics and Orthotic therapy.

Biomechanics is a specialism within Podiatry. It involves the examination of the
structure and function of the foot and leg. When there is deviation from the
expected “normal structure” pain may be experienced in the foot, leg and futher up
the body. These ailments can be exac erb ated w hen walking, running and during
sporting activity.

To realign and stabilise the foot and leg Orthotics can be used. These are devices
that can be worn within the shoe, and can be prescribed by your Podiatrist after an
examination of your lower limb and footwear.

Common ailments seen by a Podiatrist are:

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