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Paul Savage & Associates

Paul Savage & Associates

Category: Chiropodists

Address: 9 Western Hill, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7PH

Landline: 0191 56... Landline: 0191 56...

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 chiropodists, footcare, health care, sports injuries, nail surgery, podiatrist, verruca treatment, foot treatment, foot problems, foot surgery

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About Us Welcome to the website for Paul Savage and Associates. Paul and his team offer Chiropody and Podiatry in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. For more than twenty years we have offered progressive, quality Chiropody and Podiatry. In addition to routine chiropody we provide: nail surgery, verrucae treatment, custom made insoles, biomechanical assessment and home visits. The practice also serves local GP surgeries and residential homes. Our surgery and office is at 9 Western Hill, (Near "The Royalty") Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Chiropodists or Podiatrists specialise in assessing, diagnosing and treating abnormalities and diseases of the lower limb. They are trained to alleviate, prevent and correct these disorders and provide professional advice on proper foot care to patients of all ages and walks of life.

Our Services Advanced Chiropody/Podiatry Practitioner. Practising for over 21 years in the Private Foot Health Sector in Sunderland.
Advanced procedures include, nail surgery, electrodessication, hammer toes and "bunion" correction, all performed under local anaesthesia. We are state and HPC registered. As qualified Podiatrists, we diagnose and treat all foot disorders and deformities and provide general foot care and advice. We treat a wide range of foot related problems. We are trained to assess problems including those associated with diabetes and arthritis, related to gait or foot structural abnormalities or caused by badly fitting footwear.

We Also Offer Home Visits Home visits are available to those patients who have difficulty coming to the surgery. The practice also serves local GP surgeries and residential homes.

Why Visit Paul Savage and Associates? Home visits available on request, ground floor surgery with modern facilities, free quotes and affordable prices, references available on request, wheelchair accessible premises and experienced, qualified staff.

Routine Chiropody/Corns and Calluses Corns and calluses are caused by reaction of the skin to the pressures on it. This can be caused by pressure from shoes, sometimes there is a structural cause. Corns and calluses can be painlessly removed. We can give advice or provide treatment to target the cause and aim to prevent further recurrence.

Nail Surgery Ingrowing toenails can occur when a nail has been damaged or is deformed. The nail grows into the skin causing pain and sometimes leading to infection. This condition can be treated by cutting the nails, but surgery may be necessary to prevent recurrence. Surgery is performed under local anaesthesia. Usually only part of the offending nail is removed, although it is possible to remove the whole nail if it is very deformed.

Verrucae Removal Verrucae are caused by a viral infection. In most cases the verruca is painless and, given time, will resolve without treatment. Painful or spreading verrucae can however cause distress. There are a wide range of verrucae treatments available including electrosurgery, traditional acid treatments, herbal remedies, low level laser therapy and surgical removal. These treatments are carried out under local anesthetic.

Biomechanics The biomechanical examination is to assess foot and lower limb functions. Mainly foot pain is caused by poor foot posture or other structural problems. Common problems include heel pain, pain in the ball of the foot and flat feet. If the foot is out of alignment it can result in pain or injury in the foot, knee, hip and lower back.

Diabetic Footcare People diagnosed with diabetes can develop foot complication including loss of sensation in the feet. We advise people with diabetes should have annual foot assessments to monitor any loss of sensation. Numb feet should be always protected and checked regularly for damage. Diabetes can affect the blood supply to the feet, causing a delay in the healing of any wound and increasing the risk of infection. The circulation to the feet is also checked during a diabetic foot assessment.


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