What is a Chiropodist?

A Chiropodist, or Podiatrist, is a specialised foot doctor who treats conditions of the lower limb and common foot problems. A chiropodist can treat and alleviate foot problems, as well as advise you on how best to look after feet.

What is the difference between Podiatry and Chiropody?

Chiropody and Podiatry are interchangeable terms. Foot treatments were originally called chiropody, but this is now an older term that is being replaced by podiatry. Both chiropodists and podiatrists have acquired the same qualifications and experience and can treat the same problems.

Can a Chiropodist help me?

If you experience any kind of problems in your feet, even minor issues such as thickened toenails or cracked skin then you should visit a chiropodist. Most problems like verrucae corns and callouses can be treated on one session.

What problems do Podiatrists Treat?

A podiatrist can treat all kinds of foot and lower limb issues.

  • Pain in feet and ankles

  • Uneven Gait

  • Fallen Arches

  • Athlete’s foot

  • Bunion

  • Corn

  • Callouses

  • Verruca

  • Cracked Heels

  • Ingrown Toenails

  • Sports Injuries

  • Tendonitis

  • Foot Complication due to Diabetes

  • And More