Podiatrists (previously referred to as Chiropodists) are health care professionals who have been trained to assess, diagnose and treat conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Podiatrists also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.

Podiatrists use a variety of treatments to help resolve your problems, including the prescription of orthoses.

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Problems we can treat:

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Your private health insurance may cover the cost of some of these treatments.     

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Services we offer: 

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Biomechanical & Running Assessments

We are proud to say we have one of the top Podiatrists in the field of Biomechanics here at Holywell Healthcare.

Colin Papworth not only carries out assessments here at the clinic but also trains other Podiatrists in this speciality due to his wealth of knowledge and experience.

Colin is also an experienced fell runner and so understands the types of issues and injuries experienced by other runners first hand. 

He has featured in numerous blogs. podcasts and articles about running injuries and biomechanics and is constantly updating his training to ensure he is using the best and most cutting edge techniques available. 

Opposite is an excerpt from a recent article written for the online magazine Totally Active