Monday to Thursday..9.00 - 5.00
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry is the health care profession concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and management of conditions that affect the foot and lower limb. People of any age may see a podiatrist. This includes young children who display unusual walking patterns or structural deformities, athletes who develop or are predisposed to injury associated with their sport or those suffering various systemic conditions such as diabeties, arthritis or peripheral vascular disease.
In the teaching clinic, patients are treated by podiatry students under the supervision of staff
The Podiatry clinic provides a vital role in the clinical training of our future podiatrists at the University. Income generated from the clinic will enhance the facilities for the benefit of the students and patients.
- General foot care for the treatment of corns, callouses and nail conditions.
- Including Doppler and Neurological Assessment and Diabetic footcare.
- Pathologies related to vascular disorders, diabetes, infections and arthritic complications.
- Specialist clinics concerned with the assessment and diagnosis of lower limb conditions attributed to foot function. This may involve examination, gait analysis and prescription of orthoses.
- Related to biomechanical problems including treatment of foot, ankle, knee and lower back problems.
Minor Skin and Nail Surgery
- Surgical treatment under local anaesthesia for conditions such as in growing toenails or verrucae.
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Correspondence from patients attending the student clinic
thankyou for the excellent treatment I received over the last six months...
The student who treated me was brilliant....
....the student's diligent, patient and painstaking attention to my podiatry care was a great credit to her and her supervisors.....
Please convey my thanks and appreciation for the very expert attention provided to me during my visit .....