A Chiropodist specialises in general footcare and can improve and relieve a number of painful ailments. Our professional and friendly clinic offers the following treatments...
Chiropody problems, like persistent hard skin, bunions and corns may be due to problems with the foot structure or type of shoe worn. The chiropodist may recommend Podiatry treatment to address these problems.
A chiropody appointment will include a consultation, examination of the feet and treatment. The Chiropodist will complete your treatment and give advice on how to alleviate and prevent conditions from reoccurring.
Often the problem may be due to excessive pressure on certain parts of the foot which can be down to the shape of your foot, how you walk or something as simple as poorly fitting shoes. Your Chiropodist will explain this to you.
Verrucae can be treated with Cryotherapy (freezing with liquid nitrogen), Swift microwave or Needling. Surgery can also be performed for ingrowing toenails.
Chiropody appointments have an allocated appointment time of 30 minutes. Please be advised that the treatment may not fill the time, it is allocated to allow for the treatment of the most extreme cases.
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Initial Consultation: £55
Follow-up appointments: £40
Local anaesthetic: £25
Nail cutting: £27
Verruca Needling: £145
Nail surgery: £325 (includes: Assessment, Treatment & 1 Follow-up Appointment)
Additional toes: £75
Up to 3 treatments (and including a follow-up appointment 3 months later) £362
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Swift is the quick and clean new treatment for verruca. Unlike cryotherapy, salicylic acid and laser, Swift does not break the surface of the skin and eliminates the need for bandages or dressings – leaving you to carry on your day as normal.
Swift is a new technology, developed in the UK, which has been licenced for the general treatment of skin lesions in Podiatry and Dermatology. Swift uses microwave energy which is delivered through a special probe applied to the skin to treat the affected tissue.
Like many treatments for skin lesions, some minor discomfort may be experienced. Before treatment your podiatrist or dermatologist may decide to reduce the lesion with a blade. Pain levels vary from person to person but most people undergoing Swift liken it to a pain similar to an injection or a scratch, lasting 2 - 3 seconds then quickly subsiding.
In some cases, the treated area may feel sore but will not prevent you undertaking normal daily activities.
This is dependent on how you respond to treatment. In most cases, 3 treatments are recommended. Your Podiatrist or Dermatologist will be able to discuss this with you.
With a few exceptions, most people with skin lesions would be able to have this treatment. Your Podiatrist or Dermatologist will carry out an assessment prior to treatment and be able to advise you on this.
Package of 3 treatments - £362
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Infected tissue can exist several millimetres below the skins surface and can often be difficult to treat using traditional methods, resulting in untreated tissue or significant damage.
Swift delivers a precise, highly controlled energy dose. As microwaves travel into the tissue, water molecules begin to collide and create localised cell heat, which quickly destroys infected tissue.
In just seconds the treatment is complete and the healing cascade begins immediately. Treated tissue is quickly replaced, repaired and regenerated.
As a multidisciplinary practice, The House Clinics are able to combine the expertise of our Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Podiatry and Chiropody practitioners to offer a unique and exceptional service to our clients. Please speak to your practitioner if you have any queries about other services we offer.
Why is it worth visiting a Chiropodist?
Looking after your feet with regular visits to a Chiropodist and Podiatrist can dramatically improve mobility and maintain healthy, active and pain-free feet.
What is the difference between a Chiropodist and a Podiatrist?
A Chiropodist works on the external structures of the foot and a Podiatrist works on the internal structures.
How many treatments are involved for the removal of verrucae?
The freezing treatment, using liquid nitrogen, takes 3-4 treatments on average to remove verrucae.
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