Chiropody & Podiatry
Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle.
Biomechanical assessmemt & treatment Plan £35
Orthotics & insoles from £20
Ultrasound Therapy £15
Nail Surgery  £165
Verrucae Treatments £25 per treatment (when at least 4 treatments are booked in advance)
Verruca needling under local  anaesthetic £165 
Thursdays 9am - 6pm
Home visits also available call 07703156799 to book home visits.

Mara Ragaiolo BSc (Hons) Podiatry; MChS; HCPC registered

I am a fully qualified and experienced podiatrist. I hold a BSc Hons Podiatry since 2005. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the College of Podiatry.As part of my studies I hold a Local Anaesthetic Certificate allowing me to perform nail surgery.I have worked in the NHS as a diabetes specialist podiatrist since 2005 and I have been in private practice since 2013.I offer a range of podiatric treatments which includes:

  • Toenail cutting
  • Ingrowing toenails
  • Fungal nails
  • Corns and calluses
  • Cracked heels
  • Verrucas
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Heel pain
  • Shoe inserts prescription
  • Diabetes foot care and education
  • Diabetes foot assessment

Routine PodiatryExamination of the feet,advice and treatment plans for any foot complaint including diabetes,rheumatoid arthritis, neuropathy and perpheral vascular disease.Toenail cutting and common nail pathologies examined and treated if necessary.All corns and callus removed to leave a soft and pain free skin..Initial assesment £35Follow up £30BiomechanicsTreatment may consist of insoles and orthotics, ultrasound therapy and exercise, to bring relief from flat feet, arthritis,bunions and painful joints, plantar fasciitis, painful corns and callus.Biomechanical assessement and treatment plan £35Orthotics and insoles from £20Ultrasound Therapy £15Nail SurgeryWhen conservative treatment for ingrowing toenails has failed part of the nail or the entire nail can be removed under local anaeshetic.Nail Surgery  £165Price includes: assessement, procedure, aftercare advice, two post surgery dressing appointments.Verrucae TreatmentsApplicationof 60% salicylic acid£25 per treatment ( when at least 4 weekly sessions are booked in advance).
Verrucae dry needling is a form of soft tissue therapy which is intended to break down the verrucae and create a controlled inflammatoryresponse which in turn stimulates the body's immune system to recognise the virus and destroy it .Verrucae needling under local anaeshetic  £165Price includes: Assessment, procedure, aftercare advice, three post surgery dressing appointments over a 16 week period