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Our commonly asked questions about Podiatry:

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What’s the difference between a podiatrist and a chiropodist

There’s no difference between a podiatrist and chiropodist, but podiatry is a more modern name. Infact the term ‘Podiatrist’ is a term used for chiropodists in other English speaking countries outside of the U.K.

What is podiatry

Podiatry is a specialist area of healthcare which involves the care and maintenance of foot and lower limb conditions.

What are orthotics and how do they work

Orthoses are specially made, customised devices worn inside your shoe to control and realign postural deformities and promote comfort and function of the affected area.

What is the role of a podiatrist

The podiatrist role is to identify, diagnose and treat disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet and legs and implement appropriate and timely care.

Can you do home visits

Yes, If you would prefer to be treated in the comfort of your own home then we would be more than happy to bring a professional and friendly service to your home, whatever your circumstances.

If you are looking for more information check out our podiatry page, or if you’re looking for a reputable Newcastle chiropodist, please contact us with any further questions.

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