Treatment.

The patient's feet are examined and a diagnosis made of the existing foot conditions. These are discussed with the patient, with advice and the proposed foot-care management.

With the patient's consent, the recommended treatment is surgically performed.


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Patient receiving treatment.

The following are typical foot problems:

Skin Conditions:

  • Blisters - allergy, friction
  • Callus - hard skin
  • Chilblains
  • Corns - hard, seed, soft and septic
  • Foreign bodies - splinters of wood, metal, glass, grit, hair etc
  • Fungal infections - athletes foot etc
  • Lesions - cuts, cracks, fissures, peeling etc
  • Rashes - dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis etc
  • Verruca - warts

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Nail Conditions:

  • Black
  • Fungal
  • Ingrowing
  • Ridged
  • Thickened
  • Shedding
  • Split

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Foot Pain:

  • Arthritic
  • Brusing
  • Bunion
  • Heel
  • Sprains

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Advice.

The patient's feet are measured to give their correct shoe size and advised of the recommended footwear selection type and fit.

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