What is Chiropody
Chiropody is a branch of medical science that involves the assessment and management of foot and lower limb disorders: this includes the management of a wide variety of disorders, injuries and local manifestations of systemic conditions.
Foot deformities, infections and injuries not only limit your mobility, but can detrimentally affect your health and quality of life.
The practice of Chiropody is the assessment of the foot and the treatment and prevention of diseases or disorders of the foot by therapeutic, surgical, orthotic and palliative means.
Chiropody is practiced by qualified, regulated practitioners who have undergone government established and recognized programs and examinations.
A chiropody treatment includes cutting of the toenails, the removal of in-grown toenails, callouses and corns and treatment for foot ailments such as plantar warts (verrucae), athlete’s foot, sweaty feet, foot odour and dry / cracked heels.