FAQs 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.