Podiatry services available at Blackheath Hospital, South East London and Betafeet Podiatry, Tring
GAIT ANALYSIS AND BIOMECHANICAL ASSESSMENT
We assess every patient with a detailed history, physical examination and in most cases either a visual or digital gait analysis to reach an accurate diagnosis. We can modify your gait with orthoses and gait retraining to reduce pain.
FOOT HEALTH CHECKS AND FOOTCARE ADVICE
As podiatrists, we are experts in footcare. We can offer peace of mind through thourough foot heath checks, and provide induvidual advice for athletes and those with specific needs such as diabetes and arthritis.
We will provide you with exercises to get you out of pain, and back to activity as part of an induvidualised plan.
Foot orthoses, or orthotics are often used to manage a range of foot and ankle conditions. We offer off the shelf and truly bespoke custom made devices.
We offer custom-made Ankle-Foot Orthoses (AFO) for many conditions including PTTD, Foot Drop and ankle arthritis.
We perform minor surgery to treat ingrown or painful thickened toenails and painful skin lesions like verrucae.
FOOTWEAR ASSESSMENT AND ADVICE
Wearing the correct footwear for the intended activity is paramount for remaining comfortable and injury-free. There has never been more information online about shoes, some of it conflicting. We can help you make the right choices.
We can refer for diagnostics including imaging (X rays, Ultrasound and MRI) and blood tests with short waiting times and competitive pricing should you require these.
We offer steroid injection therapy for some foot and ankle complaints. They can be useful in managing some painful inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis and Morton’s neuroma.