At your appointment at our clinic, your chiropodist or podiatrist will:
What We Do
Ask about your general health and any problems you have with your feet, including any difficulties with walking or mobility.
Ask about your current medication and any supplement medication (vitamins) you are taking.
Ask about and provide advice on your diet, smoking, and drinking.
Carry out an examination of your feet, including skin, nails, in between your toes, and around your heels.
Discuss the various treatment options available.
Explain risks and costs, should you require any additional treatment of ointment, powders, gels, or solutions.
Obtain your verbal and written consent to an agreed treatment plan.
Record any abnormalities for future reference.
Wipe both feet with a mild disinfectant prior to cutting and filing your nails.
Remove dead skin or debris from underneath the edge of the nail, should this be required.
Remove hard skin or corns to help reduce any discomfort.
If required, a foot cream will be massaged into both feet and around the heels.
Ask about footwear and discuss the appropriate ways to keep your feet healthy.
Advice will also be given to help maintain good foot health between appointments.
Discuss with you when your next visit should be.
We will recommend how often you should come and see us based on your current foot health.