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  • Market Street Clinic – Chiropodists, Chiropody, Podiatry and Foot Care Clinic, Launceston, Cornwall – Tel 01566 777600
    offers a full range of modern podiatric and chiropody treatments We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest possible standards of foot care The business has developed a high reputation for quality and service with many of our patients coming to us by recommendation from the local areas of Callington Liskeard Plymouth Tavistock Bodmin and Okehampton but word has also spread throughout the whole of Devon and Cornwall the wider UK and even mainland Europe Set in a quite street near the town centre Market Street Clinic is easy to find with ample parking situated nearby and has excellent wheelchair access The treatment room is modern well equipped and the highest standards of hygiene are always maintained Market Street Clinic is also able to offer an extensive home visiting service where we visit Nursing homes Care homes Residential homes and Individual homes and carry out a full range of chiropody and podiatry treatments on site All of our practitioners are dementia friendly and we aim to provide the same standard of service we supply in our clinic but with the added advantage of you not having to travel Siobhan has many years of experience and is registered with both the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists which monitors all of its members for high medical and professional standards and the Health Professions Council HCPC In 2013 Siobhan was joined by Imelda Cotterell B Sc hons who is highly skilled in surgical techniques and has a keen interest in sports injuries and Biomechanics At Market Street Clinic we recognise that every person has their own unique set of foot problems and we aim to provide a service which is friendly professional and tailored to each individual patients needs The high quality of our podiatrists and the service they provide are

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall, Foot Care treatments including Corns, Callus, Athletes Foot and Ulcers
    the soles may become affected by different types of fungi appearing as blisters or flaky dry skin It is caught in damp environments such as gyms changing rooms and shower floors Treatment should aim to control moisture and perspiration whilst also treating the infection with the appropriate drugs and topical remedies Chilblains Chilblains are a seasonal vasospastic condition They often appear as small sore inflamed itchy red patches on the feet and hands and are frequently mistaken for blisters They occur more frequently in the winter months because of our cold and damp climate This causes the peripheral arterioles to constrict temporarily restricting blood flow into various parts of the tissues and skin creating sore areas Abrupt changes in temperatures often aggravate chilblains and they tend to appear after cold feet have warmed up Chilblains respond well to a course of low level laser treatment which speeds up the healing considerably A podiatrist can also advise the best course of action to relieve the symptoms Anihidrosis dry feet Anihidrosis is a term used to describe dry skin on the feet It is important to distinguish ordinary callus from anihidrosis Calluses generally develop on weight bearing areas or prominent joints on the feet and are caused by pressure The skin is often thicker and different in texture Anihidrosis usually appears on other parts of the foot and body and is thin dry and flaky in comparison In some cases calluses may coexist with anihidrosis and this tends to affect areas such as the heels where the build up of callus causes them to develop fissures which may split bleed and become painful Anihidrosis may also be caused by other problems such as athletes foot eczema psoriasis poor circulation diabetes and poor nutrition A Podiatrist can advise on the best course of action to relieve the symptoms Hyperhidrosis sweaty feet Hyperhidrosis is a term used to describe excessive perspiration of the skin on the feet It is a common complaint that often causes embarrassment as it is sometimes accompanied by odour but not always There are many reasons why the sweat glands in the skin manufacture excessive moisture such as hormonal changes particularly in teenagers certain types of footwear working environments occupation stress and anxiety A Podiatrist will diagnose the cause and establish an appropriate treatment regime Bromidrosis smelly feet Bromidrosis is the term used to describe foot odour and sometimes coexists with hyperhidrosis sweaty feet The smell is caused by the production of bacteria on the skin due to excessive moisture or fungal infection which is often aggravated by sweaty feet Treating the underlying causes is essential Your Podiatrist will offer advice on the best course of action to relieve the symptoms Ulcers Open wounds An ulcer is a breach or open wound in the skin that may be intensely painful and difficult to heal depending upon the underlying reasons that caused it There are several different types of ulcers each with different causes Pressure ulcers One of the most common

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall for Nail problems including ingrown toe nails, fungal toe nails
    toe nails often appear to have white yellow or brown patches and may alter in its structure It can affect a small part of the toe nail or the whole the nail sometimes making it thick crumbly and brittle and very difficult to cut Communal areas where there are showers changing rooms and gyms are where people are most likely to come in to contact with this type of infection A Podiatrist will be able to diagnose fungal nails and advise on the appropriate care plan Involuted Toe Nails Curved nails An involuted toe nail is when the edges of the nail plate curve towards each other squeezing the flesh underneath causing considerable pain and discomfort even with the slightest pressure One of the main causes of this problem is trauma as it damages the cells in the nail matrix altering its structure and shape Wearing foot wear that is far too tight is another common cause This particular problem can be controlled and improved with regular Podiatric treatment however in severe cases where regular treatments are not easing the symptoms a total or partial nail avulsion under local anaesthesia to stop the offending nail re growing may be recommended and greatly enhances quality of life and reduces long term treatment costs Rams Horns Onychogryphosis Some people have toe nails that are grossly deformed so much so that they resemble rams horns This is very common in the elderly when their toe nails grow far too long and their feet are neglected Some toe nails become deformed due to injury because the cells in the nail matrix have been damaged If the nail become too long and thick the pressure from footwear can cause considerable discomfort A Podiatrist can gently reduce the thickness and keep the toe nails at a

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall for toe problems including gout, bunions, arthritis and claw toe
    advise on the best form of treatments available which may also include protective padding orthotics or splints for night time wear this is often recommended for adolescents with bunions because their bone development may still be adaptable LLLT is also effective in reducing pain In severe cases where these conservative methods have failed referral to a specialist surgeon may become necessary Painful Toes Painful toes can have many causes and it may be difficult for the layman to self diagnose so it is better to seek specialist advice from a skilled Podiatrist Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination and the Podiatrist will discuss the best course of action to relieve the symptoms Some of the most common causes of painful toes can include Corns and Callus Hammer toes Arthritis Bursitis Ingrown Toenails Inappropriate Footwear Hammer Toe Mallet Toe Claw Toe These terms are used to describe deformities that sometimes develop in the lesser or smaller toes They are common in people with bunions or people who have very flat feet or feet with very high arches A hammer toe is when the inter mediate joint of the little toes are bent right over and eventually the joint becomes completely rigid A mallet toe affects the distal joint at the end of the toes if both joints are curled over they are called claw toes All these deformities can cause corns and calluses where the prominent joints rub against the shoes or the ground In severe cases extreme pressure can cause the affected areas to ulcerate Initially we treat this condition conservatively as this is less invasive and the patient is less likely to suffer side effects and complications than more invasive methods A Podiatrist will remove the corns and calluses gently with a scalpel and discuss with you treatments that you may benefit from in the future Hallux Limitus Rigidus stiffness of the large toe joint The condition is hereditary however injuries during activity or systemic problems such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout may increase the likelihood of this joint becoming rigid Diagnosis is usually from clinical examination Our empathises is on minimal invasive treatment where possible and the use of latest technology to achieve maximum mobility pain relief reduce swelling and improve gait LLLT has been shown to be highly effective in treating this condition Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of the joint or joints usually involving swelling of the affected joint commonly called the wear and tear arthritis There is often associated pain and weakness It can appear in any joint in the foot and is caused when the cartilage between bones has become worn and is no longer cushioning the joint as well as it used to Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination the Podiatrist will discuss the best course of action to relieve the symptoms LLLT is effective in reducing the pain and inflammation A biomechanical assessment may be necessary which is then used to fabricate custom made orthotics to relieve the pain by redistributing the

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall specialising in foot pain problems, mortons neuroma, freibergs and metatarsalgia
    Neuroma Morton s Neuroma is an enlarged nerve causing pain in the forefoot normally between the third and fourth metatarsal heads Potential causes are tight footwear or exercise certain foot deformities bunions hammer toes flat feet amongst others Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination or biomechanical assessment and the Podiatrist will discuss the best course of action to relieve the symptoms This evaluation provides both static and dynamic information which is then used to fabricate custom made orthotics which will relieve the pressure on the foot LLLT is effective in reducing the pain Other treatments may include drugs or steroid injections If conservative methods fail surgery may be required however this is not always successful Freiberg s Infraction Freiberg s Infraction occurs when the head of the second and sometimes the third and fourth metatarsal bones have a loss of blood supply Most commonly amongst children 10 17 years of age Caused by stress or injury to the foot along with sporting activities and rapid skeletal growth Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination or biomechanical assessment in addition to discussing the best course of action to relieve the pressure on the metatarsal head LLLT has been effective in healing the damaged tissues and orthotics may be recommended Metatarsalgia pain in the fore foot Metatarsalgia is a general term for pain in the ball of the foot and there could be a several reasons why the symptoms appear Forcing the feet into narrow restrictive footwear such as high heels squeeze the metatarsal heads together causing damage to various soft tissues such as the ligaments nerves and joint capsules This sets up inflammation making it very difficult to walk Other causes are high impact sports that can cause stress fractures in this area of the foot particularly if the appropriate footwear for

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall specialising in Foot joint pain including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
    which can reduce pain Link http www nhs uk Livewell foothealth Pages Arthritisandfeet aspx Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of the joint or joints usually involving swelling of the affected joint commonly called the wear and tear arthritis There is often associated pain and weakness It can appear in any joint in the foot and is caused when the cartilage between bones has become worn and is no longer cushioning the joint as well as it used to Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination the Podiatrist will discuss the best course of action to relieve the symptoms LLLT is effective in reducing the pain and inflammation A biomechanical assessment may be necessary which is then used to fabricate custom made orthotics to relieve the pain by redistributing the pressure away from the joints None weight bearing exercise such as swimming or yoga has also been found to be helpful in relieving symptoms For those who have not had any success with less invasive methods surgery may be recommended Link http www nhs uk Livewell foothealth Pages Arthritisandfeet aspx Gout Gout is a condition caused by abnormally high levels of uric acid in the blood The large toe joint in the foot is commonly affected The crystals accumulate around the joint causing acute inflammation and intense pain The initial attack is usually the worst as the onset is sudden and often comes on at night Repeated attacks of gout can cause arthritis in the affected joints if left untreated LLLT has proven to be successful in treating gout in the early stages Bunions A bunion is a bone deformity caused by an enlargement of the joint at the base and side of the big toe The movement of the big toe angles in toward the other toes The growing enlargement or protuberance then causes irritation or inflammation In some cases the big toe moves toward the second toe and rotates or twists Wearing shoes that are too tight may accelerate the development of bunions however they are linked to genetics normally because of a malfunctioning foot structure Foot injuries flat feet and pronated feet can contribute to their formation Bunions can also lead to secondary problems such as hammertoe bursitis or arthritis Many people with bunions suffer from discomfort and pain from the constant irritation rubbing and friction of the enlargement against shoes The bigger the bunion gets the more it hurts to walk Because they are bone deformities bunions do not resolve by themselves Our objective is minimum invasive treatment initially as this is less hazardous and the patient is less likely to suffer side effects and complications of more invasive methods A Podiatrist will remove the corns and calluses gently with a scalpel and can advise on the best form of treatments available which may also include protective padding orthotics or splints for night time wear this is often recommended for adolescents with bunions because their bone development may still be adaptable LLLT is also effective in reducing pain

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall specialising in Heel Pain, Cracked Heels, Severs Disease, Bursitis and heel spur
    ages of 10 18 years of age It is nearly always associated with activity particularly running and jumping This is because it places the Achilles tendon under enormous stress causing muscle fatigue During a growth spurt the soft tissues are unable to keep up with bone growth causing the muscles and tendons at the back of the heel to become tight During high impact activity the Achilles tendon pulls the bone away from the maturing growth plate leading to avascular necrosis and pain The condition can be very disruptive to an individuals quality of life Diagnosis is made from clinical examination and biomechanical assessment It can be effectively treated by orthotics and or LLLT therapy Advise on appropriate footwear Bursitis Bursitis means inflammation of the bursa which are small sacs of synovial fluid situated between the bones tendons muscles and joints They act as buffers to protect these structures during movement If a particular body part becomes injured or an infection has developed it can cause inflammation and pain of the affected bursa The heels are often affected by bursitis A Podiatrist will diagnose the cause of pain and establish an appropriate treatment regime which may include padding low level laser therapy and orthotics to improve gait LLLT has been shown to be very effective in treating this condition reducing the need for pain killing drugs Heel Spurs A heel spur develops as an irregular growth of the heel bone as calcium deposits are laid down as the plantar fascia pulls away from the heel Heel spurs can cause extreme pain in the rear of the foot especially when standing or walking Causes can be due to biomechanical dysfunction and being overweight as this places the plantar fascia under enormous stress Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination or biomechanical assessment and discuss the best course of action to relieve the symptoms Custom made orthotics are effective in reducing the pain Treatment aims to reduce the inflammation and identify issues that may be contributing to the problem and advise on the appropriate care plan LLLT is also effective in reducing pain Haglands Bump Pump Bump Haglands bumps are enlargements of the posterior aspect of the Calcaneus that occur on the heel It is more common in women than men or in those that have rear foot varus It is not always painful but can be unsightly and inflamed and is linked to genetics Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination The Podiatrist is able to assess the factors involved in order to prescribe the necessary corrections to assist recovery Initially the condition is treated conservatively as this means the patient is less likely to suffer side effects of more invasive treatments For those who have not had any success with less invasive methods surgery may be recommended Once the surgical correction has taken place the Podiatrist can deal with the Biomechanics to prevent recurrence Plantar Fasciitis Heel Spur Plantar Fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain It is when the plantar

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  • Chiropodists in Launceston, Cornwall specialising in Ankle Problems, Ankle Tendon and Achilles Tendonitis
    effective in reducing the pain In cases where it has occurred for a long time osteoarthritic changes can occur making treatment very difficult and the patient may not respond to conservative methods of treatment Tendon Problems Achilles Tendonitis degeneration inflammation Achilles Tendon Rupture Achilles Tendonitis Achilles Tendonitis is an inflammation of the tendon and results in pain and or swelling and can affect different areas of the foot and ankle Inflammation of the Achilles tendon is more common amongst sports people and often begins with a mild pain after exercise that gradually worsens and stiffness that normally gets better when the tendon warms up Frequently worse first thing in the morning and after periods of rest so called start up pain Causes include some medical conditions muscle fatigue injury from sports activity tight muscle groups in the back of the leg poor biomechanics Diagnosis is normally from clinical examination or biomechanical assessment and the Podiatrist will discuss the best course of action to relieve the symptoms The evaluation provides both static and dynamic information which may then be used to fabricate custom made orthotics LLLT is also effective in reducing the pain and inflammation and will accelerate the healing Link www youtube com watch v HZVdKm36dhc Achilles Tendon Rupture Achilles Tendon Rupture is a serious injury which needs to be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible When the tendon ruptures a snap is felt and often heard It is initially very painful Swelling and bruising may appear Normally occurs by a sudden contraction of the calf muscle and is commonly linked with racquet sports Squash Badminton Tennis but can occur as a result of a fall or stumble Unfortunately is often misdiagnosed as a sprain however an experienced Podiatrist will make a diagnosis from clinical examination and the history

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