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Podiatry service – Barnsley

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About the service

Podiatry is a medical speciality dealing with assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the foot, lower limb and associated structures. Not only do we treat conditions of the foot we also assess the gait and joint function in
order to prescribe orthotics to assist with walking and running problems.

Our service is available to any age group (including children) who have a podiatric need or gait abnormality.

We offer:

  • General podiatric care
  • Painful foot skin/nail conditions
  • Nail surgery
  • Diabetic foot care
  • High-risk foot care
  • Biomechanical assessments
  • Orthoses / insoles

What will happen at an appointment?

Podiatrists assess foot problems from a structural and functional perspective, considering any medical issues.

There are many different ways we can treat your foot or gait problem. Every patient is assessed and given an individually tailored care plan being given the care, advice and treatment to meet their specific needs.

 

Why would someone choose the service?

  • Assessment and treatment provided in a variety of settings across Barnsley to meet patients’ needs
  • Knowledge and skills to provide excellent outcomes and recovery
  • Excellent links and joint working with other professionals eg physiotherapy teams, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, dietitians, doctors, nurses etc
  • Flexibility in appointment times including early morning clinics
  • Patient-centred, comprehensive approach to treatment
  • Patient satisfaction survey results – 98% of patients stated they would recommend us to family and friends

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