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Navigating the bustling streets of London can take a toll on your feet, making it essential to find a reliable foot specialist. At Feet By Pody, we offer expert care across five conveniently located clinics in London, ensuring that professional foot care is always within reach. Discover why we’re the go-to foot specialists for London residents, commuters, and visitors alike.

Professional, Patient-Focused Approach

Feet By Pody was founded by Nicolas Ivanoff, who continues to lead our team with a patient-centred philosophy. A few years ago, Nicolas highlighted the importance of personalised care in an interview, stating, “People are really happy when you look after them; they are not just a number but somebody you know.” This ethos is shared by all our experienced chiropodists and podiatrists, each of whom is a member of the Health & Care Professions Council and The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists.

Comprehensive Foot Care Services

Living and working in London puts unique demands on your feet. From standing in crowded Tube carriages to running for buses, urban life can lead to various foot issues. At Feet By Pody, we offer a wide range of services to address these challenges and keep your feet in optimal health:

  • Chiropody: Treating skin and nail problems such as athlete’s foot, corns, and cracked heels.
  • Podiatry: Performing gait analysis and providing custom orthotics to reduce walking strain.
  • Nail surgery: Correcting ingrown, infected, or abnormally shaped nails with minimally painful procedures.
  • Verruca treatment: Utilizing methods like acid crystals, cryotherapy, and dry needling to remove verrucae.
  • Diabetic foot assessment: Conducting neurological, vascular, and skin assessments to manage diabetes-related foot conditions.
  • Fungal nail treatment: Offering biopsy tests and treatments to eliminate fungal infections.

Modern London Foot Specialist Clinics

Choosing the foot specialists Feet By Pody means accessing state-of-the-art facilities across multiple locations in London:

  • Canary Wharf E14: Our first clinic, located in The London Wellness Centre near West India Quay DLR Station and Canary Wharf Tube Station.
  • City of London EC2: Situated in the Light Centre Moorgate, close to Moorgate Tube Station.
  • Royal Arsenal SE18: Based in the Royal Arsenal Medical Centre, a short walk from Woolwich Arsenal DLR/Train Station.
  • London Bridge SE1: Located in The London Wellness Centre on Weston Street, near London Bridge Tube Station.
  • South Kensington: Our newest clinic, sharing premises with The Physio Box.

Frequently Asked Questions

Taking care of your feet is essential for overall health and mobility, but many people have questions about foot care and when to see a foot specialist. Here are the ten most common questions and concise answers to help you better understand how to maintain healthy feet and seek the right professional care when needed.

1. What are common signs that I need to see a foot specialist?

If you experience persistent pain, swelling, numbness, or any changes in the appearance of your feet, it’s time to see a foot specialist. Issues like ingrown toenails, bunions, and persistent athlete’s foot also warrant professional attention.

2. How often should I visit a podiatrist?

Generally, it’s advisable to see a podiatrist once a year for a check-up. However, if you have diabetes, circulatory issues, or are experiencing foot problems, more frequent visits may be necessary.

3. What can I expect during my first visit to a podiatrist?

During your first visit, the podiatrist will take a detailed medical history, perform a thorough examination of your feet, and discuss any symptoms or concerns you have. They may recommend further tests or treatments based on their findings.

4. How can I prevent common foot problems?

Maintain good foot hygiene, wear properly fitting shoes, keep your feet dry, and avoid walking barefoot in public places. Regularly inspect your feet for any changes or signs of trouble.

5. What is the difference between a chiropodist and a podiatrist?

The terms are often used interchangeably, but they essentially refer to the same profession. Podiatrists are medically trained to diagnose and treat a variety of foot and lower limb conditions.

6. How are foot orthotics beneficial?

Foot orthotics help correct biomechanical issues, alleviate pain, and improve foot function. They can provide support for conditions such as flat feet, plantar fasciitis, and overpronation.

7. What treatments are available for fungal nail infections?

Treatments include topical antifungal medications, oral antifungal drugs, and in some cases, laser therapy. Early intervention is crucial for effective treatment.

8. Can foot specialists help with diabetic foot care?

Yes, foot specialists provide comprehensive care for diabetic patients, including regular screenings for neuropathy and vascular issues, managing wounds, and preventing complications.

9. What should I do if I have an ingrown toenail?

If you have an ingrown toenail, soak your foot in warm water, keep it clean, and avoid tight-fitting shoes. If the condition worsens or becomes infected, see a foot specialist for professional treatment.

10. Are there effective treatments for verrucae?

Yes, treatments for verrucae include cryotherapy (freezing the wart), acid-based treatments, laser therapy, and dry needling. A foot specialist can recommend the most appropriate method based on the severity and location of the verruca.

By understanding these common questions and answers, you can take proactive steps to maintain your foot health and seek professional care when necessary. For more personalised advice, always consult with a qualified foot specialist.

Praise from Our Patients

We are dedicated to providing exceptional foot care, as reflected in our glowing patient reviews:

  • Jenni Masding: “Had yet another brilliant visit to Feet by Pody. Went in – hobbling more like – due to sore feet corns, bunions, rough heels, the works – walked out – everything brilliant!! And no pain!!!! These people are miracle workers.”
  • Andrew Hunter: “Excellent. Very thorough, professional and friendly service. Very happy to highly recommend.”
  • Angelica Bull: “Christiana is a great Podiatrist, this was my first visit and she has my feet feel amazing, it’s like I’m walking on clouds!! Thank you Christiana and Feet by Pody.”
  • Lynn Greenfield: “I’ve visited Feet by Pody a number of times and see Reena Patel. Reena is an excellent podiatrist. She is very gentle on your feet yet very effective. I can’t recommend highly enough.”
  • Donald Campbell: “Great foot exam, diagnostics and treatment from Chris at London Bridge. Will go back with any other issues.”
  • Dan Willcock: “Fantastic business and many thanks to the awesome Reena. After 15 months of bad advice from other consultants, I turned to Feet by Pody and they fixed my ingrowing toenail once and for all. The service was faultless throughout. Highly recommended.”


For professional foot care tailored to your individual needs, trust the foot specialists at Feet By Pody. With multiple modern clinics across London and a team of dedicated professionals, we are committed to keeping your feet healthy and pain-free. Contact us today at 0207 099 6657 or book your appointment online.