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Chiropody, known more commonly now as podiatry, is a branch of medicine and healthcare focusing specifically on feet and foot health. Chiropody also focuses on ankle and lower leg health, and health professionals in this line of work focus on both injuries and medical conditions. Our podiatrists at Doncaster Foot Clinic are HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered and have experience in treating all kinds of foot and lower leg ailments.

Chiropodists specialise in the treatment of common foot problems such as hammer toes, ingrown toenails and verrucae. Podiatrists deal with foot care issues such as injuries, musculoskeletal problems and biomechanical assessments.

Why is it so important?

Looking after your feet and lower legs is essential in keeping you mobile and healthy. On average, they carry us 60,000 miles throughout our lifetime, and so ensuring that they’re working as optimally as possible is incredibly necessary.

Recent studies have concluded that 89% of elderly people need treatment for various ailments concerning their feet, and around 91% of children have issues with their shoes. No matter what stage of your life you’re at, it’s always worth visiting a chiropodist. Our podiatrists at Doncaster Foot Clinic are able to provide you with a thorough assessment, and will advise you on the most effective form of treatment to ensure that your feet are as healthy as possible.

When you arrive for your consultation, your podiatrist will usually ask for your medical history, and will assess your feet to find the best course of treatment for you. Sometimes, treatment can start during your first appointment. As a form of preventative care, you should visit your podiatrist often, as there are many treatments out there to relieve you of any pain or discomfort.

Our podiatrists at Doncaster Foot Clinic are fully experienced and qualified to help treat and cure common foot problems, and can ease any discomfort caused by ongoing medical conditions. To book a consultation, please contact on 01302 342971.

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What is Chiropody? Common Complaints