The Vale Clinic
The following brochures and leaflets are useful reference materials for The Vale Clinic’s patients and new customers.
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Gait analysis is an advanced assessment of how you walk and run. The results will help to identify the root-cause of your pain, and recommend data-driven advice and treatment.
With treatment times in seconds, Swift provides a precise and easy way of treating skin lesions.
We use our 3D gait analysis system to treat injuries, help our patients move better, run faster, stay active and pain-free.
It is important to act immediately if you feel any friction or discomfort, as blisters can form very quickly.
These are a common problem and frequently cause foot pain and difficulty wearing shoes.
An orthosis is a brace or splint, designed to help patients with a variety of different medical conditions. This is used to help them better manage day-to-day living, by increasing mobility and reducing pain where possible.
Diabetes may affect your feet in a number of ways. One of the early changes can be loss of sensation (peripheral neuropathy) in your feet, often starting at the toes.
Stretching the muscles is important for maintaining healthy and flexible muscles, making daily activities such as walking and running more comfortable.
This is an innovative and effective treatment for verrucae (warts), which are benign types of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) group.
Recommended shoe shop links for shoes, sandals, walking shoes and boots.
Wearing excellent quality, supportive and properly fitting footwear is an important part of caring for your feet. To enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle, taking care of your feet is important.
These are one of the most common nail and skin conditions we see and treat at The Vale Clinic every day.
It is a common foot problem we see in the clinic regularly. An ingrowing toenail occurs when the side of the nail pierces the surrounding skin.
This is a foot condition that affects the nerve in-between the bones of the foot – the plantar interdigital nerve, where they become irritated and compressed.
Our gait, in other words the way we walk, contributes to how pressure is distributed on our feet. A clinical exam is the first step to identifying any underlying biomechanical issue in the lower limb.
This condition is a type of nerve damage to the peripheral nervous system that can cause pain, numbness or weakness.
Heel pain has many causes, the most common being Plantar Fasciiopathy (bottom of the heel, also called plantar heel pain), and Achilles tendinitis (back of the heel pain). Both of which can affect both athletes, and non athletes.
Reduced blood flow to the lower limb and extremities in the legs, and feet, through the hardening of the arteries, causing cold feet, cramps and sometimes pain.
This condition is a swelling and irritation of the growth plate in the heel bone, called the calcaneus.
An evidence-based treatment that involves passing low-energy pressure waves into damaged tissues such as tendons and muscles to increase blood flow and stimulate repair, whilst reducing pain.
This procedure uses resin and a special gel, which is layered over an existing nail.
This is a widely accepted minor procedure for painful problematic nails such as ingrowing toenails, thickened nails, deformed nails, excessively curved nails, or nails with fungal infection.
One of the most common nail problems we see in our clinic every day. The big toe is often affected, however, other toes can also be affected.
A small viral skin lesion, found on the bottom of the foot or toes, which closely resembles a corn. We offer different treatment options at The Vale Clinic, which give approximately 60 - 80% success rates.