Podiatry or Chiropody
Podiatrist (the name Chiropodist is familiar to many, and means the same as Podiatrist) are highly skilled professionals trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and the lower limbs. They prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.
General treatments include:
- skin, such as corn and callous removal;
- nail care, soft tissue and connective tissue problems;
- and advice on footwear.
Podiatrists carry out specialised such as musculosketeletal assessments. They can also diagnose and treat condition that threaten the feet of patients liable to injury or pressure related problems, as a result of medical disorders such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or impaired circulation.
It is important to have your feet checked regularly by a podiatrist, at Podiatry East Kilbride all our clients are unique and their treatment plans are all individually tailored to their needs.Treatment vary and can consist of pain full nails, removal of corn and callous, Plantar Faciitis and other heel pain, Diabetic foot check, bio-mechanical assessments, acupuncture on the lower limb