Bsc (Hons) Podiatrist
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The Foot Clinic has been situated in Holt, Norfolk since 1999 and in its current location at Mews Cottage since 2004.
The clinic provides services including; diagnosis of pain, treatment, which can include debriding callus and corns, to chemical treatment, insole provision and/or exercises as well as nail surgery under local anaesthetic.
The Foot Clinic also operates out of Wells Community Hospital and has done since 2008.
BSc (Hons) Podiatrist
Gill Simmons gained Bsc (Hons) in Podiatry from Huddersfield Universirty in July 2010. She has a special interest in diabetes and biomechanics, Gill is HCPC registered and Holt Foot Clinic is a Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists’ Registered Practice.
Our aim is to provide professional friendly services to enable clients to be as active as they want to be.
The following procedures and specialist services are available:
Nails come in all shapes and sizes; thick, brittle, fungal, involuted- (means more curved than your average nail and they can be deeply embedded in skin at the sides). At Holt Foot Clinic we can regularly manage and maintain nails so they don’t become painful. If you cut your nails too short, as it grows it can become ingrowing and get infected, we can deal with this too.
Callus also known as hard skin can be dry or glassy; both types can be painful and can split causing painful fissures especially around heels. Callus can be the bodies response to excessive friction.
There are five main types of corn.
At Holt Foot Clinic Limited we offer regular foot-care and foot monitoring for diabetics, or this can be combined with a diabetic pulse and sensation assessment where your GP is sent a copy, or either element separately.
Nails and skin can become infected with fungus. There are as many different presentations as there are mushrooms types, but most the most common is typically a yellow/brown thickening nail, crumbly underneath. Skin infections can range from athletes foot between toes, to itchy red pimples anywhere on the foot; Other presentations are available.
Feet come in as many shapes and sizes as different styles of shoe. It’s all about choosing the right style for your foot shape. Too narrow and your feet will rub up a corn at the small toe or maybe your painful bunion. Too wide it allows your feet to move too much in the shoe which can cause friction based callus/hard skin or corns. Your podiatrist can assess your foot shape and recommend features within a shoe which would cause the least amount of pain.
Mews Cottage, 4 Station Road
Holt, NR25 6BS
(In the Railway CottagesYard)
Tel: 01263 711011
Tues/ Weds / 9 am - 5 pm
Fri 9 am - 4 pm
Thursdays Home Visits
Wells Next the Sea
Tel: 01263 711011
Alternate Monday Mornings
8.30 am to 12.30 pm
Or Monday Afternoons
1 pm to 5 pm
Currently at Holt Foot Clinic Limited we have a light, bright and spacious 1st Floor Clinical room to rent in the centre of Holt. It can be from half a day to four days per week.
The room would ideally suit a healthcare professional, beautician or a nail technician. Please contact Gill on 01263 711011 for more information.