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    Podiatry / Chiropody

    Podiatry is the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all foot problems.

  • About Podiatry / Chiropody


    Some problems may have been inherited; some related to a medical condition and some associated with pressure from shoes. If we have foot problems this can affect the way we walk and can prevent us from carrying out our daily activities. It is important to manage these problems properly to allow us to stay as active as possible. What does a podiatrist do?

    Diabetic foot assessments

    Treatment for hard skin problems i.e. corns, callus and cracked heels

    General nail care

    Treatment for problematic nails i.e. thickened, curved or infected nails

    Surgincal removal of ingrown toe nails

    Verruca treatment

    Manages foot pain

    Biomechanical assessment and insoles or orthotics if required

    What do treatments involve?

    All treatments involve taking a medical history (of any medical conditions and medication taken) and a full examination of the feet. Treatment options are discussed and advice given to help keep your feet comfortable and healthy.

    Sarah Le'Mon - Graduated from Southampton University in 2000 with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry. She worked for the NHS for the 15 years before joining the Acorn Clinic in 2015 and is now a leading provider of foot health care in the area.

    She is registered with the Health Care Profession Council (HCPC) and is a recognised provider with BUPA.

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