Podiatry is the specific branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the foot and ankle.
The Podiatry Clinic at BMI Saxon Clinic is a specialist-led service which provides patients with fast and easy access to on-site diagnosis of foot problems and a treatment plan which will be tailored to the individual and their condition.
Our multi-disciplinary team and wide range of facilities mean that patients can often be seen and referred on for treatment within 48 hours*.
Conditions treated include:
- Foot pain
- Fungal infections
- Sports injuries such as: ankle sprains, shin splints, knee pain, metatarsalgia, and hip discomfort
- Diabetic and rheumatoid foot conditions
- Dry / Cracked heels.
Services available as part of the Podiatry Clinic
- Biomechanical gait analysis - analysis to assess, plan, and treat individuals with conditions affecting their ability to walk
- Nail surgery
The podiatric service at BMI the Saxon Clinic is provided by Miss Helen Ketley, BSc(HONS), PG Cert, Clinical and Biomechanical Podiatrist.
Helen qualified as Podiatrist in 2005, and has worked in both the NHS and Private sectors. Specialising in biomechanics, Helen is also able to perform minor nail surgery as resolution for ingrowing toe nails, debridement of callus (hard skin), reduction of thickened toe nails to improve overall appearance, and enucleation of corns. Helen has also completed the Warwick Certificate in Diabetes care giving her an extended scope of practice in the treatment of Diabetic patients.
Helen is passionate about her job and looks forward to welcoming you at the Podiatry department.
How to book
Podiatry clinics are run on Mondays from 10am until 1.30pm.
For appointments and referrals call 0800 533 50 90.
*Self-pay patients and subject to availability. In some cases a referral onto a specialist or for a scan may not be available on the same day as the initial podiatry consultation however please be assured that we will do our best to accommodate you at the earliest next available appointment. Insured patients will need to check with their insurer that they are covered for any additional treatment prior to being referred.