Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.
Here at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, podiatrists work in a variety of clinical settings, including outpatients, sports injury clinics and independent musculoskeletal clinics.
The specialist podiatrists help to run one of the only dedicated NHS heel pain services in the UK, which incorporates shockwave therapy as a treatment for long standing sufferers of heel pain.
To ensure optimal results for our foot and ankle patients, the podiatrists work closely alongside the Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Our heel pain services provide a complete, non-operative treatment for people with heel pain including plantar fasciitis and Achilles heel pain.
The Musculoskeletal assessment and non-surgical treatment clinic for patients with lower limb pathologies, such as knee and foot pain.
The multi-disciplinary Sports Injury Clinic is an NHS service and is designed to treat a wide range of sports patients.