Worcester Podiatrist treatment clinic, set in a unique rural environment

Frequently Asked Questions of a Podiatrist & Chiropodist

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What is a Podiatrist?

A podiatrist (chiropodist) can help you with common foot problems such as heel pain, ingrown toenails, fungal infections, bunions, plantar fasciitis and verruca’s. Podiatrists are specialist healthcare professionals who have been trained to diagnose and treat abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They can also improve a patient’s wellbeing by preventing and correcting foot deformities, keeping people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections. 

Podiatrists promote and give you and your family advice on how to look after your feet and what type of shoes to wear. This can be using biomechanics and gait analysis and the using of orthotic in soles.

What happens on the first visit to the Podiatrist?

On the first visit to the podiatrist anew patient assessment is undertaken to discuss the patients foot and lower limb condition and medical history, along with any other influencing factors such as lifestyle to ascertain patient symptom’s prior to Podiatrist (chiropodist) treatment here at Worcester

What sort of sports injuries can a podiatrist help with?

Brodricks Podiatry has a specialist Bio-mechanics Clinic Room and Anne Marie has completed a postgraduate in Sports Related Injuries. Gait analysis, orthosis and rehabilitation will be part of the podiatrists treatment to recovery.

How to get rid of verrucas?

Dependent on the individual and type of verruca we have several podiatrist treatments available. Find out more about a verruca.

Do you do toenail surgery?

Yes, dependent on what is the best podiatrist treatment for the patient we can do partial or full toenail surgery in our specialist clinic – and yes we do use anaesthetic and provide post-operative advice and aftercare if required.

Foot questions

If you have any questions for the podiatrist please feel you can contact us in confidence; either by phone on Worcester 01905 451508 or e-mail info@brodrickspodiatry.com and if we are able to help we can. 

Feet keep us all mobile and active, don't ignore them, treat them well and they will keep you on the move - we are here to help, and help we will. Be pro-active and seek advice.