Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find all of our FAQs.
I hate showing anyone my feet, what shall I do?acspsWe 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?acspsWe would recommend you book an appointment with us sooner. This will allows 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?acspsFirst we need to identify if it’s a fungal nail problem and then provide you with a treatment plan.
Do I need a GP referral to get an appointment?acspsNo. 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?acspsTreatment will take as long as is required but will typically take up to 30 minutes for routine chiropody. Anything more complex we would require to book you in for a longer appointment.
Will my treatment hurt?acspsIt 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?acspsSome 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?acspsAll 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.