FAQs Foot Health

Burghfield Foot Care. We promote good foot health.

What does a Foot Health Practitioner (FHP) do?
An FHP deals with assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the lower limb and treat people with diabetes. The FHP is not qualified to do surgery.
How I can I be assured that the FHP has had relevant training?
The FHP will be happy to show you their qualifications and also membership card with insurance details.
What is a routine appointment?
A routine appointment comprises, nail cutting, filing and painless removal of calluses and corns. Advice and treatment are given for possible other foot problems such as fungal nail infections and verrucas.
How long does an appointment last?
The first appointment always takes a little longer as there are forms to fill but it should last about 45 minutes.
How often should I see an FHP?
Depending on the condition, with verruca treatment, on a weekly basis for up to six weeks but otherwise seeing your FHP every six weeks is a good balance.


If you have any questions or queries about foot health, then do not hesitate to contact me. Alternatively contact me through my Burghfield Foot Care page on Facebook.