FAQ

Podiatrists are protected by law and professionals are qualified and insured. These experts are also registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and have undergone a 3 years bachelors degree course. They treat conditions found in the lower limbs of patients by using surgery, biomechanics, and orthotics. 

Foot Health Practitioners (FHP) are individuals that are qualified through a much shorter diploma course. Their treatments  can include callus, corns, diabetic foot treatment, verrucas, athletes foot, nail cutting and much more. 

Technically there is no difference between a podiatrist and a chiropodist. Podiatry is simply a more modern term adopted in the UK, along with many other countries, to reflect the advancements of treatment and regulatory changes within the profession.

Both of our Senior Podiatrists are members of a professional body (HCPC), holding 23 years of experience between them and are trained in the most up to date treatment methods

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and lower limb.

Podiatrists are healthcare professionals who have been trained to diagnose and treat abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.

Orthoses are specially made, customised Insoles worn inside shoes to realign the feet and promote comfort and function of the affected areas.

Yes, Doncaster Foot Clinic is located on a ground floor premises of 8 Priory Place.

No. You can elect to see our podiatrists without a doctor’s referral at any time.

Yes, as long as you have approval from your provider. We are recognised by most major health insurers.

The frequency of your appointments will be determined by the nature of the problem. Most people choose to make regular visits to their podiatrist as part of a preventive care programme every 4-10 weeks as way of keeping mobile and feeling comfortable on their feet all year round.