- General foot care including the removal of hard skin, corns and calluses
- Treatment for thickened and uncomfortable toenails
- Off-loading of vulnerable parts of the foot using pressure relieving techniques such as toe props and felt padding
- Rheumatology conditions – Patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can benefit greatly from a trip to a podiatrist in terms of increasing patient comfort and highlighting any disease flares or further degeneration, which is often present earliest in the feet.
- Diabetic patients – diabetes can have significant effects on one’s feet. It is important that diabetic patients are aware of the risks and are given the correct information that will prevent or alleviate the problems associated with this disease. Foot checks and assessment of neurological and vascular supply to the feet are fundamental to high quality foot care.
- Verrucae advice and treatment, including cryotherapy (freezing of verruca)
- Fungal infections of the nails and athletes foot
- Dry and sweaty skin problems
- Foot pain and walking/running problems
- Biomechanical abnormalities, including feet abnormalities in children
- Padded insoles and simple foot orthoses
- Stretching routines
- Conservative in growing (ingrown) toenail treatments
- Nail surgery, either partial or total nail removal under local anaesthesia
R. Handford & Co. Podiatry Limited ////////
R Handford and Co Podiatry Ltd, registered as a limited company in England and Wales under company number: 07565616. Registered Company Address: R Handford and Co Podiatry Ltd, 5 Ducketts Wharf, South Street, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3AR.