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St Ives Chiropody & Podiatry
Foot Care Clinic
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St Ives
Scrivens Opticians
1 Crown Place
St Ives
PE27 5PA
01480 301337

The Foot Care Clinic
52 Long Lane
CB24 5LB
01480 464507

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What we do

Corn and Callus
Calluses are areas of hardened skin most commonly found on the ball of the foot and the heel. Corns are smaller more focused areas of hard skin that often appear to have a 'core' (Corns do not have roots.) These are most commonly found on the toes, particularly the little toe, and can also occur between the toes. Both callus and corns are caused by pressure, it is the body's natural way of protecting itself, but as the pressure continues the callus will get thicker until it becomes painful.

Causes of pressure include:

  • Ill fitting footwear
  • Biomechanical abnormalities of the foot or lower limb
  • Digital deformity e.g hammer toes
  • Bony prominences

Corns and callus can be painlessly removed by your HCPC registered podiatrist. The use of medicated (acid based) corn plasters and mechanical hard skin removers (e.g graters and knives) can be damaging to skin and should not be attempted without professional advice.
Childs Feet
A Verruca is a viral infection of the skin, caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). These can appear as raised fleshy lumps on the toes but more commonly appear on the sole of the foot as a flat rough area that looks a little like a cauliflower. The Verruca may or may not seem to have little black dots on the surface. They are often not painful, but they will usually hurt when squeezed gently. There are many different types of Verrucae and they can be difficult to diagnose, but our podiatrist has seen lots and can sympathetically diagnose and offer treatment advice. Back to Top
In cases of long-standing Verrucae, or failure to respond to other treatments, cryo-surgery can be a very effective treatment. It involves freezing the affected area, with a cold gas, in short bursts. Back to Top
Children's Feet
Do your children suffer with leg (growing) pains, particularly in the night? Are you concerned about the way your toddler is walking and their leg/foot development? Trouble getting rid of Verrucae? Arrange an appointment with Kaseem or Casey at St. Ives Chiropody & Podiatry to discuss any issues of concern, confidentiality assured. Back to Top
Painful Conditions
We spend a lot of time on our feet and you may not even realise how important your feet are until a painful condition crops up. At St. Ives Chiropody & Podiatry we understand how important your feet are to you and how sore feet can interrupt your lifestyle. So whether your pain is due to corns and callus, sports injuries, in-grown toenails or verrucae, give us a call today and we will endeavour to see you as soon as possible. Back to Top
Embarrassing Conditions
Many people are embarrassed of their feet and are concerned to show their feet even to medical professionals. Kaseem has worked as a Podiatrist since 1999 and has seen feet in all shapes and sizes. Confidentiality and professionalism are very important to us at St. Ives Chiropody & Podiatry so rest assured you are in safe hands. Back to Top
Confidentiality Assured
Podiatry is a medical profession and adheres to guidelines on medical ethics, so with every visit to St. Ives Chiropody & Podiatry your confidentiality is completely assured. Back to Top
Podiatry Assessments
Podiatry Assessment is a general MOT for your feet, used to diagnose many different kinds of foot condition. It is a skill used to find the possible cause of the foot or leg pain with which the client is suffering, including:
  • Knee pain
  • Shin splints
  • Ankle strains/instability
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Foot pain (plantar fasciitis/ heel pain)
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Toe nail problems
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Home Visits Arranged
For those unable to make it to the clinic or are unable to manage the stairs (sorry there's no lift) a home visit will be arranged at a convenient day and time for you.

(Chiropody at Home) Discounts are available for couples, group booking, Residential Homes, Nursing homes and Retirement Homes. Back to Top
Saturday Appointments
For those who are unable to make it to the clinic during the week, Saturday morning appointments are available at no extra cost. Back to Top
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