Initial patient assessment and consultation – an extended appointment is required for all new patients in order to assess your feet, take note of your medical history and note down any medication.
Simple nail cutting (20 minutes) – An ideal treatment if you need help cutting your nails. Your nails with be cut, filed, cleared and any thickness reduced.
Extended nail care (30 minutes) – If your nails require a bit more attention i.e if they are very thick or you have any ingrowing toenails which require treatment then an extended appointment may be necessary.
Routine Podiatry – (30 minutes) – During this treatment your nails will be cut, filed, cleared, any thickness reduced and nail concerns addressed. Corns and hard skin will be treated painlessly and skin will be smoothed with a file and burr. To finish, foot cream will be applied.
Verruca treatments (from 20 minutes, time various according to number of verruca)
An initial consultation appointment is required in order to assess the foot and decide which treatment is most appropriate.
- Silver nitrate application – silver nitrate is a caustic which is applied to the verruca every 2 weeks for up to 6 applications. Any overlying hard skin is reduced prior to application and a dressing is applied following treatment.
- Salicylic acid – salicylic acid is another caustic which has more destructive properties than silver nitrate. Hard skin is reduced prior to application. It is required that you keep dressings on and dry for 2-3 days after each application. The area is reviewed every 2 weeks and may (but not always) take up to 8/10 applications.
Diabetic foot assessment – (30 minutes ) Using specialist techniques the foot is screened and the patients risk of developing diabetes related complications assessed. A Doppler is used to assess circulation and sensation will be looked at in detail.
To make an appointment please contact me directly via phone or email.
Telephone Number – 07946636172
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org