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Podiatrists are autonomous healthcare professionals who aim to improve the mobility, independence and quality of life for their patients. They assess, diagnose and treat people with problems of the feet, ankles and lower limbs. This can include providing the following: 

  • Intensive treatment for acute foot conditions. 
  • Palliative foot care for anyone at risk or with a podiatric need. 
  • Vascular and neurological assessment, and wound management.  
  • Nail surgery using a local anaesthetic.  
  • Biomechanical assessment which may lead to the prescription and manufacture of orthotics for children and adults.  
  • Alternative therapies, including marigold, acupuncture  
  • Steroid injections.  
  • Health promotion.  
  • Podiatric surgery
     
  • Foot care management training sessions. 

 

Contact us: 

Podiatry Department

Telephone: 01709 423200  

Email: podiatryappointments@rothgen.nhs.uk

Rotherham Community Health Centre
Greasbrough Road
Rotherham, S60 1RY