Podiatry is a field of medicine that aims to improve the overall health and well-being of patients by focussing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with foot and ankle.
A Podiatrist is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems which can be experienced by everyone from children to adults. The preparatory education of most podiatrists in UK includes three years of undergraduate training in accredited podiatric school.
Our feet are complex structures, consisting of about 26 bones, numerous joint, ligaments, muscles and tendons. In the average life time, we walk approximately one hundred thousand miles. Each step we put forward we are applying an impact more than our body weight. So, most of us will experience a foot problem at some time in our life time. Early diagnosis and treatment of foot problems are extremely important and a long term investments in overall wellbeing.
The Temple Clinic, we take pride in providing you the most clinically advanced care to patients seeking conservative treatment, foot-related sport injuries, biomechanical problems, diabetic foot care, treatment of verrucae and painful ailments such as bunions and hammer toes.
Whatever your foot and ankle problem, we will work together with our multidisciplinary team including chiropractor, physiotherapist, acupuncturist and radiologist to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you the relief and peace of mind.
Specialised consultation and care for podiatry chiropody at Temple Clinic in Ealing, West London
A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions influencing the foot, ankle, and structures of the leg.