Supporting the community with foot problems, nail surgery or foot-related sports injuries.
Under the supervision of fully trained academic staff our students use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to provide a wide range of treatments. Our podiatry clinic can help with foot problems in children, nail surgery for an ingrowing toe nail, biomechanical issues, foot-related sports injuries and can even modify or create bespoke orthoses.
Our academics are all experts within the field of podiatry, two of which have recently been awarded the prestigious Fellowship Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Faculty of Podiatric Medicine.
State of the art equipment
Under the supervision of fully trained academic staff, our students use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to provide a wide range of treatments to members of the public.
Available to all
The podiatry clinic provides a valuable asset to the local community and is designed to give our students hands on experience.
The clinic includes: Orthoses suite with workshops, Computer aided design and manufacturing facilities, Gait examination room and Gait laboratory, Private cubicles, Seminar rooms Anatomy room and Clinical skills rooms.
Podiatry Assessment and Management
The assessment and management clinic can be attended by anyone in need of essential foot care, you may have painful pressure lesions or just be unable to care for your feet. At the clinic you will be given a full assessment and treated accordingly.
- Services - podiatry assessment and management
- Opening times - 9am - 4pm
- Fee - £10, please note your first visit assessment costs £15
This may be necessary for an ingrown or deformed nail that is causing discomfort and other methods have not been successful at resolving the problem. A comprehensive assessment is made prior to surgery, with follow up care and dressings to promote wound healing, pain relief and resolution of the problem.
- Services - nail surgery
- Opening times - Tuesday 9am - 12pm
- Fee - £50 (£30 concessionary)
Gait analysis and assessment of sports injuries
Athletes or people who enjoy sports can sometimes experience recurring painful problems due to biomechanical abnormalities. Our gait analysis clinic will assess and analyse your gait and, if necessary, fit orthoses to help balance your body.
- Services - sports injuries assessment and management
- Opening times - Monday 1pm - 4pm
- Fee - up to £28 depending on treatment
Running performance clinic
This service offers a full 3D assessment of your running gait and provides you with a report comparing your gait to that of an elite athlete. Based on the findings, you will be given a customised exercise programme, by a qualified physiotherapist, which is aimed at improving your running style.
- Services - running and performance clinic, full 3D gait assessment
- Opening times - Monday and Wednesday 4pm - 8pm
- Fee - £155 for a one off assessment or £215 for two assessments
Orthoses management and provision
Orthoses are in-shoe devices that help to balance the way a person walks or runs. We can provide bespoke or modified orthoses for many conditions.
- Services - orthoses provision and management
- Opening times - clinic days vary (please call for an appointment)
- Fee - £18 - £60 per pair
Podo-paediatrics - biomechanical assessment of children's feet
Foot problems in children can present with gait problems, for example, out-toeing or a lack of coordination, which may be related to abnormal foot function. Exercise induced pains in the leg and foot can also be associated with foot function. This clinic offers screening and management for any leg, foot or gait problems in children.
- Services - podo-paediatrics, bio mechanical assessment of children's fee
- Opening times - monday 9am - 12pm
- Fee - orthoses provision £35
The podiatry clinic is located in the Allerton building on the Frederick Road Campus and any member of the public is free to make an appointment.