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Podiatry

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What is Podiatry?

Podiatry is the diagnosis and treatment of foot and lower limb problems. The name Podiatry is the modern term for Chiropody, there is no difference between a Podiatrist and Chiropodist..


Benefits of Podiatry

A Podiatrist can help with the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of foot issues, from warts and verrucas, to bunions, nail care, and cracked heels. They can also support you with diabetic foot care. Even if your feet appear to be in tip-top condition it can be beneficial to have a podiatry session to help identify and prevent any potential issues.


Podiatry may support you with:

  • Nail care, including ingrown nails
  • Corns and calluses
  • Bunions
  • Cracked and fissured heels
  • Warts and verrucas
  • Athletes foot
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Foot and heel pain


What to expect

On your first appointment, a medical history including all current medication is taken, along with details of anything of particular concern. Vascular and neurological assessments are made, along with general observations on skin condition. You may be observed standing and walking, and ranges of motion of foot joints may be assessed. All findings are discussed with you along with treatment options.
 
Antimicrobial wipes or spray will be used on your feet. All nails will be cut and filed and any hard skin areas or corns removed and filed. A foot cream is applied and any queries or concerns will be answered along with appropriate advice and recommendations given.
 
Each appointment is tailored to each individual’s requirements and treatment times may vary.
 
Insoles, silicone protective devices or creams are available for purchase at an additional cost.


How to book

Contact us online or call us on 01332 521 270 today to speak to a member of our team or to book your treatment.


Getting to the Bridge Centre for Natural Health

The Bridge Centre for Natural Health is easily located at the end of the parade of shops on Ladybank Road in Mickleover, Derby, with free parking available outside the centre. The centre is also accessible via the main bus route services from Mickleover to Derby city centre.

With the A38 and A50 just minutes away not only is the centre conveniently located for the surrounding areas such as Littleover, Allestree, and Hilton, but also accessible from Ashbourne, Burton-on-Trent, and further afield.

  • 1st Appointment    45 minutes - £45
  • Follow-up Appointment    45 minutes - £45, 30 minutes - £40, 15 minutes - £20

Cancellation Policy

We understand that people’s lives are busy and complex and that things happen which are out of your control. Wherever possible though we require 24-hour's notice of a cancelled appointment. If 24-hour's notice is not given our Practitioners reserve the right to charge you for the full cost of the missed appointment. This is at the discretion of the individual Practitioners.

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Contact us today to speak to a member of our team or to book your treatment.

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