NEW PATIENT/FIRST VISIT
A full assessment will be undertaken and a first appointment will usually last 45 mins, subsequent visits will last for 30 minutes.
Please bring along/wear your most frequently worn footwear. If you play sports bring your sports shoes too.
We will first take a detailed history of your condition together with any relevant past medical history. Please bring a list of your medication.
A physical assessment will then be undertaken to determine the clinical diagnosis of your problem.
Please could you remove nail varnish prior to your visit.
You may make an appointment for a consultation only which will not involve a treatment. This is a chargeable appointment.
FOR YOUR NEURO-BIOMECHANICAL ASSESSMENT:
Please bring along with you, (or wear) shorts and your most frequently worn footwear. If you play sports bring your sports shoes too.
Your lower limb and feet will be assessed and you will be asked to walk on a treadmill/floor it may be videoed and a gait analysis performed. .
Muscle length and strength will be tested.
We will explain the findings of the assessment.
Treatment may involve the following: strengthening exercises, footwear advice, strapping, insoles / foot orthoses.
An assessment of the nail(s) will be made and an appointment for surgery arranged.