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Podiatry

  

Podiatrists are health care professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs.


Podiatrists in our specialist team can diagnose and manage a range of foot pathologies and presentations including ulceration, in-grown toenails, skin and nail complications and foot deformities. The service also has podiatrists qualified to provide acupuncture and steroid injections to appropriate patients.

From the 31st October 2017, the CCG has recommissioned part of the biomechanics service and Podiatry will now be accepting referrals for assessment and management of the following 4 specific MSK conditions:

  • Plantar Fasciitis;
  • Morton’s Neuroma;
  • Hallux Valgus; and,
  • First MTP joint pain.

Self-management leaflets

For advice on referral to Physiotherapy, please see link for Gait Problems (Children) on the right. 

The Podiatry service is about achieving good foot health through the assessment, risk identification, diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the foot and lower leg. It aims to prevent, eradicate and/or control disease and disability, through an evidence-based primary, secondary and tertiary interventions and as part of clinical pathways and Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDTs).

For all appointment enquiries and to contact a member of the podiatry team:-

Podiatry Single Point of Access,
Royal Leamington Spa Rehabilitation Hospital,
Heathcote House, Heathcote Lane, Warwick, CV34 6SR.

Tel: 01926 600810
Fax: 01926 600812
Email: podiatryreferrals@swft.nhs.uk
Hours of Opening: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Website: https://www.swft.nhs.uk/our-services/adult-hospital-services/podiatry-and-Orthotics

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