Podiatry Service

Podiatry services in Ashvale Pharmacy and Travel Clinic

Podiatry Treatment at

Ashvale Pharmacy and Travel Clinic

Podiatry deals with various painful foot conditions or mobility issues affecting the foot, its structures, and parts of the lower leg. Podiatrists, also known as chiropodists, are trained healthcare professionals specializing in treating a wide range of foot conditions. They assist with chronic foot pain and address complications related to conditions like Diabetes or Arthritis.

Podiatrists assist with various foot and lower limb conditions, including:

  1. Thickened and difficult-to-cut nails
  2. Treatment for ingrown toenails
  3. Plantar fasciitis (heel pain)
  4. Removing calluses and corns
  5. Verruca treatment
  6. Addressing foot pain
  7. Fungal nail treatment
  8. Managing sports-related injuries
  9. Conducting biomechanical analysis

They also provide foot care for individuals at high risk of foot complications, particularly those with diabetes.

Podiatry Treatment at
Ashvale Pharmacy and Travel Clinic

Who is This Service For?​

This service is primarily aimed at individuals experiencing foot-related pain or discomfort, welcoming anyone with such complaints at their branches in Wimbledon and Tooting. Specifically, they emphasize the importance of foot care for individuals with diabetes due to the heightened risks associated with this condition.

Why is Diabetic Foot Care Important?

For individuals with diabetes, proper foot care is crucial to prevent serious complications arising from nerve damage, circulation problems, and weakened immunity. These complications can lead to infections and ulcers, even from minor injuries like cuts or sores. Through regular foot examinations, appropriate footwear, hygiene practices, and timely treatment, potential complications can be minimized, maintaining overall foot health for people managing diabetes.

What to Expect at an Appointment?

During appointments with their podiatrists, individuals can expect a comprehensive approach to care. This typically includes
Detailed Medical History: Gathering information about the patient’s medical background, including any existing conditions or past treatments. Thorough Foot Examination: An examination of the feet and lower limbs to assess the specific issues or concerns.
Treatment Techniques: Based on the diagnosis, the podiatrists may employ various treatments such as nail trimming, corn removal, verruca treatments, foot and ankle mobilization, orthotics, and providing advice on suitable footwear.
By offering a range of techniques and treatments, these podiatrists aim to address various foot conditions and discomforts, tailoring the approach to the individual’s specific needs.
Overall, the service caters to anyone experiencing foot-related problems, with a particular emphasis on the importance of foot care for individuals managing diabetes to prevent complications and maintain optimal foot health.

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