A Chiropodist is a primary care professional practicing in podiatric medicine that specializes in assessment, management and prevention of diseases and disorders of the foot. An essential member of the inter professional healthcare team, the Chiropodist is skilled in assessing the needs of their patients and of managing both chronic and acute conditions affecting foot and lower limb function.
Types of issues the Chiropodist will see:
Custom foot orthotics
Diabetic foot exams
Ingrown toe nails
Partial and total nail avulsion
Plaster of paris foot casts in subtalar joint neutral
Skin and nail infections
Thick or ingrown toe nails
Are you Diabetic?
Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes or have long standing diabetes? Have you ever had a foot exam? All patients with diabetes should have a diabetic foot exam preformed at least yearly, more frequent diabetic foot examinations should be preformed dependent on your risk category.
Please call the office and speak with one of our receptionists to book an appointment to see the Chiropodist regarding any foot pain, problems or concerns. The chiropodist at Grandview Medical Centre treats people of all ages, from children to seniors.