... at The Rossendale Practice

What is Podiatry?

Podiatry is the worldwide recognised name for Chiropody – the name changed
in 1990.

The training for podiatry is now a 3 year BSc (Hons) degree course, enabling
qualified podiatrists to treat and offer advice on a wide range of foot and
lower limb problems including:

General foot problems such as-

* Corns

* Callus

*Toe/nail problems (including ingrowing toenails)

*Athletes foot

Biomechanical foot assessment- which can often determine the cause of-

* Fore-foot pain

* Achilles tendon problems

* Heel pain

* Knee pain

* Shin splints

These problems can often be helped by the provision of prescription in-shoe
devices (orthoses), which aim to help normal foot function.

Treatment is also available for children.

Home visits are available.