What can our podiatrists do?
Podiatrists can be thought of as a type of foot doctor. We can give you and your family advice on how to look after your feet and what type of shoes to wear.
Our podiatrists provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankle and lower legs. Our specialist skills focus on tending infections, ailments, defects and injuries of the foot and lower leg, as well as treating foot and nail conditions which place the foot at ‘higher risk‘ such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, circulatory disease and neurological conditions.
We can also treat and alleviate day-to-day foot problems including:
- Toenail problems such as thickened or ingrown toenails
- Fungal nails using the most latest and effective laser treatment
- Corns and calluses
- Verrucas using the latest and most efficient laser treatment
- Athlete’s foot
- Smelly feet
- Sports injuries relating to the feet, ankle and lower legs
- Dry and cracked heels
- Flat feet
- Biomechanics and Orthotics
- Plantar fasciitis (pain in the heel or the bottom of the foot caused by a strained plantar fascia ligament)
- Toenail reconstruction
- Nail surgery
How can a podiatrist help?
You may want to see our podiatrists for advice and treatment if you have painful feet, plantar fasciitis, thickened or discoloured toenails, cracks or cuts in the skin, growths such as varrucas/warts, scaling or peeling on the soles or any other foot-related problem.
Our podiatrists can also supply orthotics, which are tailor-made insoles, padding and arch supports to relieve arch or heel pain.
Even if your feet are generally in good condition, you might consider having a single session of podiatry to have the hard skin on your feet removed, toenails clipped, to find out if you’re wearing the right shoes (take your shoes with you for specific advice on footwear) or just to check that you’re looking after your feet properly.
Cutera 1064 Nd:YAG laser technology:
At the Letchworth Clinic we are now able offer the most up-to-date, efficient and effective method for the treatment of verrucas/warts and fungal nails with our Cutera 1064 Nd:YAG laser.
We offer free laser consultations where the procedure will be explained, your questions will be answered, the number of treatments will be discussed and the cost involved confirmed
Please call 01462 670900 for more information or to book an appointment
Click this link to see our price list – Podiatry Services Price List