The Vale Clinic

Hi, I'm Ronke Tinker your local Podiatrist

I’ve been looking after feet in Reading for over 18 years, and more recently in Wokingham.  Are you looking to treat a painful ingrowing toenail? relieve that niggling heel pain, or you simply just want to have your nails cut, and the hard skin & corns removed… don’t worry if you think you’ve got embarrassing feet, I’ve seen it all before.

Christiana and myself are a team of highly qualified Podiatrists (also known as Chiropodist), trained to diagnose, treat, manage and rehabilitate a wide range of foot problems in the very young to the elderly. Our primary aim is to improve the mobility, independence and quality of life of our patients.  Imagine how that feels. We can help you and your family keep your feet healthy and pain free! 

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What people are saying about their experience...

…Please, don’t just take my word for it, here’s what Chrissy, Jane, Philip and others had to say about their experience.

Chrissy: I went to see Ronke for the first time last week as I had problems with various toes. She took care of my feet and addressed a couple of different issues. She recommended a few different creams to use in order to continue the treatment and was so kind to send an email as I was unable to remember what the creams were called. She even called me a few days later to check if there had been any progress. I would certainly recommend her services. January 2021

Jane: “Ronke is an amazing podiatrist, she is professional, knowledgeable and extremely welcoming. All procedures are undertaken with the patients safety foremost. This is my second visit to Ronke and I will continue to visit her so she can care for my feet. 5 stars”

Philip: ‘‘Excellent treatment from Ronke, takes her time and great attention to detail, now pain -free.” 

Jim: “I Just wanted to thank you for the treatment, help and advice you gave me. My foot feels good now, I shall try to keep it that way, so thank you very much.” 

Miriam: “I would like to say a big thank you for coming to the house and seeing to my husband’s feet. For the first time since February he is now free of pain. I hope we can call on you again in the future. you have done a marvelous job on my feet also.

You can read more on what others say about their experience in the carousel below.

Clinic Updates

The Vale Clinic in Earley, Brookside Surgery is now closed.

The clinic branch in Earley, Brookside surgery is now closed, appointments are available at the main clinic in Wokingham Monday through to Friday.

The Vale Clinic team
The Vale Clinic Team

We Are Recruiting!

Careers at the Vale Clinic

We are looking to hire an HCPC registered Podiatrist with MSK specialist interest into a  full time salaried post. If you would like to be part of a forward-thinking team, here is a chance to do just that.

To request a full job specification or arrange an informal chat, email the clinic at [email protected] 

To apply, please email in a CV and covering letter answering the following four questions in a few brief sentences to the above address.

1. Why you enjoy being a Podiatrist?
2. Details of your current/last employment, aspects of the role and your position in the company.  
3. What you can bring to the team using your skills and experience
4. What would make a great day at work for you?



General Foot Care, Standard Foot Assessments & Podiatry Home Visits

General Foot Care, Standard Foot Assessments & Home Visits

I offer a range of core podiatry treatments and assessments such as routine nail care, corns and hard skin, foot health checks, diabetic foot assessments, and home visits.
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Verruca & Wart Treatments

Verruca &Wart Treatments

I offer a variety of treatment options to include, Falknor's or dry needling, acid application, and cryotherapy - freezing.
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Ingrowing Toenail Removal & Surgery

Ingrowing Toenail Removal & Surgery

This is a widely accepted minor procedure proven to resolve ingrown toenails. It is also indicated for painful thickened, deformed, or excessively curved nails.
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Biomechanical Assessments & Gait Analysis

Biomechanical Assessments & Gait Analysis

How we walk, and move our lower limb joints, can affect our feet. I assess, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal foot conditions, for example heel pain or plantar fasciitis.
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Frequently Asked Questions FAQs

None at all, the words Podiatry and Chiropody mean the same, and can be used interchangeably. Podiatry is a universal name that is commonly used.  

No, Podiatrists and Chiropodists are specialists in Foot health.

Podiatrist and Chiropodists are Allied health care professionals who go through a three year degree course, where they are trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate foot and ankle conditions.

 Podiatry is a branch of medicine. 

Referrals can be made through your doctor, however, this is not always necessary.  

You can contact the clinic directly on 07988 916 198 to book an appointment. 

Alternatively, you can use the online booking system to make your appointment via the orange button below.

Yes, a number of private health insurance companies may cover the total cost of treatment, while others may only cover part of your treatment fees.  Contact your private health insurer to find out.

To assist you with your claim, we can issue you with your treatment invoice which you can send to your insurance company.

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