Diabetes and foot health
For people with diabetes, good foot health is important. People with diabetes are at risk for major foot complications, which often go undetected or untreated. those complications can start as small cuts or blisters that are easy to overlook until it is too late. A chiropodist can assess for diabetes-related nerve and circulation changes, educate on foot health, in addition to providing nail, callus and wound care.
Custom foot orthotics
A custom foot orthotic is a biomechanical device placed into footwear designed to control or improve the function of the foot as determined by a thorough weight-bearing and non-weight bearing biomecahnical evaluation in order to:
What services does a Chiropodist offer?
A Chiropodist is a regulated primary health care professional practicing in the assessment, treatment and prevention of diseases, disorders and dysfunctions of the foot by therapeutic, orthotic and palliative means. A Chiropodist can help manage acute and chronic conditions affecting foot and lower limb function and mobility, reduce pain, provide health education and enhance quality of life.