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Podiatry services



One 4 health recognises that podiatric services are essential to the general public to maintain health and wellbeing.

Podiatry is the modern, preferred alternative title for Chiropody.

One 4 health Podiatry Service provides a specialist role in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of foot problems to the following people:

People of any age that have a painful foot problem combined with an underlying medical condition that is affecting the circulation and sensation in their lower leg or foot and may put their foot health and mobility at risk. For example, patients classed as at risk include some patients with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, cerebral palsy, peripheral arterial disease and peripheral nerve damage.



Our podiatrists



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podiatrist Our Podiatrists are registered and regulated by the Health Professions Council as reaching the professional standards required to practice in the NHS. All practitioners are members of the society of chiropodists and podiatrists ensuring that they are insured to work with patients in private practice. All staff who work for One 4 health under go a criminal records bureau check to ensure they are suitable to work with our patients.

What we treat



Areas of treatment include but is not limited to:

Core podiatry is defined as a range of foot health treatments to ensure the health and wellbeing of our patients. This includes nail care, corn and callus removal and minor wound care.

Biomechanics refers to an understanding of the mechanics of the body and our podiatrists use this to aid diagnosis and treatment of problems of the lower limb and foot. Common examples of these are: plantar fasciitis and metatarsalgia.

Ingrown toenails can be treated according to severity. The service provides nail surgery operations under local anaesthetic where appropriate, including follow-up aftercare. Non-surgical treatment and advice can be provided when surgery is not appropriate.

Podo paediatrics Refers to the speciality of treating children's feet. Due to the fact that you child's foot is ever changing it is necessary for our practitioners to have a specialist knowledge in the paediatric developing foot.




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