Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find all of our FAQs.
I hate showing anyone my feet, what shall I do?Acorn Sports PodiatryWe have seen many different types of feet over the year and yours will not be the worst we have seen. We work with complete confidence and total confidentiality so there is no need to worry about showing us your feet.
I think I have an ingrown toenail. What should I do?Acorn Sports PodiatryWe would recommend you book an appointment with us sooner rather than later. This will allow us to see the extent of the problem and provide you with the correct information and treatment plan.
What should I do about fungal nail?Acorn Sports PodiatryBook in for a consultation with us! Firstly, we need to identify if it’s a fungal nail problem and then we can provide you with a treatment plan.
Do I need a GP referral to get an appointment?Acorn Sports PodiatryNo. Your GP may recommend that you seek a chiropodist/podiatrist's advice and treatment but a referral is not needed to book an appointment with us.
How long will my treatment last?Acorn Sports PodiatryTreatment will take as long as is required but will typically take up to 30 minutes for routine chiropody. Anything more complex we would require booking you in for a longer appointment.
Will my treatment hurt?Acorn Sports PodiatryIt shouldn't as we pride ourselves on providing a safe and comfortable service. If you are concerned that it may hurt, then please contact us.
Can I claim back the cost of my treatment through my private health insurance?Acorn Sports PodiatrySome health insurance companies will cover the cost of Chiropody and Podiatry treatments so please check with your insurance provider.
How can I prepare for my treatment?Acorn Sports PodiatryAll we need is you and your feet. If we are seeing you for a biomechanical assessment, then please wear shorts and have your running shoes to hand.