None at all, In the UK, podiatry is simply the new name for chiropody. The name changed to the internationally recognised name of podiatry in 1993. It is not just the name that has changed though. Podiatry is a constantly evolving profession. Podiatrists treat a vast array of foot and lower limb problems.
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Yes, I would normally be able to offer an appointment within a few days subject to your availability.
Act quickly and see a Podiatrist as soon as possible. I can treat the pain by cutting the offending nail and save the toe from becoming infected. If caught early enough I can prevent any further treatment being necessary. I also offer Nail Surgery if necessary.
Yes, I offer home visits at a convenient time to suit patients who have reduced mobility or are unable to attend a clinical appointment.
Yes, as a podiatrist I treat children for a number of conditions including ingrown toenail issues and verrucae etc.
Most working patients attend after work. I offer evening and Saturday appointments. Any treatment I carry out generally does not require a day off work but if it does require time off you would be advised in advance.