Chiropody is a regulated healthcare services that involves assessment and treatment of foot related conditions. Chiropodists aim to alleviate foot pain, improve mobility, and treat other foot related health conditions such as nail-related conditions, bunions, wounds, and plantar fasciitis. Chiropodists are able to perform soft-tissue surgeries, prescribe antibiotics and antifungals, and provide orthotics to treat MSK conditions in the foot. A major method of treatment in Chiropody is through the use of Orthotics. Orthotics are soles or footwear that aim to alleviate imbalances caused by conditions in the foot. Orthotics have been proven to improve various conditions rooted in foot imbalances, such as; alleviation of pain in the lower-back, knee, and hips.
WHAT IS CHIROPODY
WHAT WILL YOU EXPECT ON YOUR FIRST VISIT
Your first visit to one of our licensed chiropodists will involve an initial assessment including a complete health history review and physical examination. This assessment is designed to determine the source of one’s symptoms and the best approach to treat them. Based on this initial visit and one’s personal goals, the licensed chiropodist will establish an appropriate treatment plan for the particular patient.