Chiropody and Podiatry Clinic in Widnes
Your feet are one of the most sensitive and frequently used areas of the body.
This means that when they become damaged – whether it is through muscle pain, cracked skin, corns, calluses – causing extreme discomfort.
At Widnes Alternative Health we specialise in a number of treatments, one of them being foot care. In fact, we are first choice for people who are looking for a podiatry care in and around Widnes. We tailor treatment to all ages and requirements and our Chiropodists are also skilled in screening and health education. Whatever your foot care needs, our Chiropodists in Widnes can help.
What do Chiropodists Treat?
Our Chiropodists in Widnes deal with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of foot problems and are qualified to treat people with diabetes, arthritis, sports injuries and nail surgery. Some of the ailments we encounter are:
- Ingrowing Toe Nails
- Hard Skin
- Planter Warts (Verrucae)
- Athletes Foot
- Dry/Cracked Heels
- Thickening/Discoloured Toe Nail
We assess and treat foot ailments ranging from problems such as verrucas to deformity; we analyse how a person walks or runs to correctly identify any problems in the anatomy of the foot; we help patients to manage foot problems such as deformities caused by disease, such as arthritis; on occasion we also perform nail surgery using local anaesthetics; and we advise and treat patients who at a high risk of developing foot problems:
Treat your feet to a check up at our Widnes Chiropody Clinic
Not only do our chiropodists in Widnes diagnose and treat foot conditions, we also provide standard checkups that include a comprehensive foot evaluation, nail trimming and buffering and sanding service. Your feet and your family’s foot health are important so we always recommend annual foot checks for all the family.
All Chiropodists at our practice are fully qualified and registered with Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC).
Chiropody/Podiatry treatment costs can be claimed back with most health care cover providers such as Medi Cash, Simply Health and Health Shield. For more information contact your health care provider.
How does Chiropody work?
Our treatment uses the best modern practices to alleviate a number of ailments that may be affecting your feet. Widnes Alternative Health will assess the perfect type of treatment after discussing your medical history with you including details about any previous foot or lower limb problems. The treatment differs depending on our professional podiatrists assessment of the ailment. However, depending on what they determine is the best way to treat the problem, it could involve specialist ointments, sprays, creams, homoeopathic remedies, padding or dressing, for example.