A specialist service which provides assessment and treatment of foot, ankle and some lower limb conditions, typically involving advice, insoles, orthoses or splints.
Out-patient clinics: Monday and Friday 8.30am – 5 pm
Rotherham Community Health Centre
Maltby Service Centre
Length of appointment
Out-patient appointments are typically 30 minutes.
What to bring
- Patients should attend in appropriate sensible footwear with an adjustable fastening (no slip on shoes).
- A full list of medication.
What to expect
Initial assessment is carried out in clinic by a member of the biomechanics team.
Booking your first appointment
Appointments are usually made by your GP (through a system called Choose and Book) and the appointment will be given to you at the time.
If your GP or other health professional sends a referral to the service we will contact you by post.
If you require translation services please let your GP know
If you require transport for an appointment please let your GP know as this needs to be booked at the time of the appointment.
Changing your appointment
Contact the Podiatry Appointments Office on 01709 423200 (8.30am to 5 pm Monday to Friday) - please ask for the Biomechanics Co-ordinator.
What to do if you cannot attend
Contact the Podiatry Appointments Office on 01709 423200 (8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday) - ask for the Biomechanics Co-ordinator. Please provide as much notice as possible.
Patients failing to attend for appointments without notification will be discharged.
Mr L Bray, Advanced Podiatrist – Biomechanics Lead
Miss N Begum-Miah, Advanced Podiatrist – Biomechanics
Miss B Gilbank – Biomechanics Co-ordinator
Written advice literature is available on request from the department.
Parking at the Rotherham Community Health Centre is currently free. The car park can get busy. Patients should allow additional time for this to ensure they arrive in good time for their appointment.