The podiatrist conducts a medical history take and appropriate assessment followed by required podiatry / chiropody treatment and advise. Tailored video call assessments are available.
Painful corns, callus, thickened nails, fungal nails, ingrowing toe nails, athletes foot, verrucas, wound care, crack heels/ fissures? Call us today for the next available appointment.
Home, Office, Care home? Happy to provide you the best treatment at the convenience of where you are or in the comfort of your home. Contact us asap for chiropody & podiatry home visits by The Podiatrist
The Podiatrist will come to you in St Albans, Hertfordshire & London.
Discounted rate for Age 65+ for all treatments in St Albans, Hertfordshire & London by The Podiatrist.
Diabetes leads to 169 amputations a week, thats 1 amputation every hour. (Diabetes UK, 2019)
Having a diabetic foot check and knowing the signs to look out for could prevent an amputation recommended annually or when changes at the feet occur.
The assessment includes usage of specialist equipment including ultrasound doppler.
- Excessive pressures
- Footwear assessment
- Diabetic foot care & infection advice
- Risk Status
- GP Letter
- Available on home visit if required.
If you have pain at your feet, ankles, knees, hips or lower back this may be due to the mechanics or the way your joints and muscles function and align.
Common pathologies include: Heel pain, claw/hammer toes, Mortons neuroma, bunions, Achilles tendon pain, ankle sprains, tendinopathy, flat feet, shin splints, arthritis, menisci damage, bursitis, limb length discrepancy, ect.
Specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment, surgical assessment and referral if required. Available on home visit if required, video call assessments are increasingly becoming popular. Podiatric / Orthopaedic Surgeon available on NHS / privately.
The podiatrist offers Gait analysis using specialist software and camera to observe and identify biomechanical abnormalities in walking and running. Beneficial for sports injuries or getting you back on your feet. Foot orthotics can be made to help any problems reported on the analysis. Available on home visit if required.
Foot orthotics are worn in footwear to help the foot become more efficient whilst walking, changing pressure and loading pattern that can alleviate pain. They are often helpful and prescribed as part of a treatment plan treating a musculoskeletal diagnosis. Prefabricated and custom made orthoses offered which are tailor made.
Steroid injections are a helping hand and a part of a wider treatment plan in treating soft tissues and joints to decrease pain and inflammation.
Scans are a important tool in modern day to help confirm a diagnosis accurately and faster to treat the problem sooner. There are many types of scans like Xray, Ultrasound, and MRI all having their special benefits. We can advise the best type of scan for your problem and organise them avoiding long waiting times which will speed up your treatment.