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Podiatry

Podiatry is the diagnosis and treatment of problems with your feet, ankles or lower legs.

 
Podiatrist examining a patient's foot



Who is this service for?

We help adults of all ages who may be experiencing a range of different health problems, conditions or injuries relating to their feet or lower legs.

Some of the people we typically help include:

  • People who may be more susceptible to problems with their feet or lower limbs, such as patients with diabetes
  • Dancers and people who play regular sport
  • People needing advice and information on caring for their feet
  • People at risk of complications or injury

Get access to this service

Contact your GP or health professional to request a referral to this service.

We offer Podiatry services at several Community Hospitals in Hampshire, including Andover War MemorialChase and Alton.

We also provide services in Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Tadley & Winchester

This service may be provided by other NHS Trust's at your local hospital. 

How we can help 

Our podiatry teams can assess, diagnose and provide treatment for a range of problems and conditions. We also provide advice and information on good foot health. Some of ways we can help include:

  • Assessing and treating conditions such as heel pain or sports injuries
  • Examination of the way you walk to identify any causes of pain (known as pressure gait analysis)
  • Provide you with specialist equipment or accessories, such as insoles to control the position of your foot
  • Treatment of skin conditions, such as corns, calluses, fungal, bacterial and viral infections
  • Nail surgery for ingrowing toenails
  • Managing wounds or ulcers on your foot
  • Specialist care for patients experiencing chronic, long-term foot problems
  • Toenail cutting for patients who may be at risk of complications or causing harm to themselves

 

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Useful websites

NHS Choices (foot care services for older people)

NHS Choices (foot problems and the podiatrist)

Leaflets

Heel pain

Heel pain exercises

Achilles tendonopathy