Recently, we were invited along to give a presentation to the Osteoporosis Society Support Group. We set up and delivered...
We offer a complete foot health service
Whether you have corns, ingrown nails, verrucae, hard callus skin, cracked heels, suffer with athlete's foot, a local community Podiatrist, Foot Health Practitioner or Chiropodist can help with treatment.
Foot problems can affect anyone regardless of age and your foot care needs will most likely change over time. People are affected by a wide and varied range of foot problems to which seeking advice from a Podiatrist, Foot Health Practitioner or Chiropodist becomes essential. Many of the common foot health problems we may experience can be treated and prevented, often quite simply.
Where we are located
Our practice covers Folkestone and the surrounding areas of Cheriton, Sandgate, Seabrook, Hythe, Dymchurch, St Marys Bay, Etchinghill, Lyminge, Elham, Capel Le-Ferne, River, Dover,Whitfield, Westenhangar, Lympne, Newington, Sellindge, Brabourne and Brabourne Lees.
Who we are
We are a full-time team of private practitioners with over 10 years’ experience, providing the local community with a high level of hand and foot care on a predominantly domiciliary practice basis.
We offer a completely professional and confidential service. You do not require a referral to be seen by us, although we are more than happy to accept referrals from fellow practitioners and other medical professionals.
As foot health practitioners we offer domiciliary visits for our clients who cannot or prefer not to travel.In addition we hold regular clinics in Sellindge and Folkestone and ongoing work with residential establishments for both the elderly and those with learning difficulties.
East Kent Foot Care regularly provides foot care services for an extensive number of clients in a domiciliary capacity. As well as numerous foot health care provisions for residential homes for the elderly and those with learning difficulties.
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Why Choose Us
Meet the Team
Jo ShapterFoot Health Practitioner
With over 12 years of experience in the foot health industry Jo identified a need in the community for full, comprehensive and flexible domiciliary foot health treatments for individuals who were not able or preferred not to attend clinic practices. With this in mind Jo launched East Kent Foot Care in 2010 and with her passion, determination and drive East Kent Foot care has gone from strength to strength.
Viki DuffieldFoot Health Practitioner
Viki joined the team in August 2016 and has become a truly valuable asset. She has brought a wealth of knowledge with her as well as being a caring, dependable and hard-working practitioner providing a full and thorough foot care service to our clients both existing and new.
Jane BingleyFoot Health Practitioner
Jane is the newest member of the team, joining us in August 2017. Jane's previous experience has been clinic based and she joins us as we expand our domiciliary practice further. She is caring and attentive and continues to offer our clients the comprehensive service they have come to expect from East Kent Foot Care.
This week Jo Shapter has been away looking at the microbiological implications affecting our feet. It was an intensive...
The Folkestone Herald visited us whilst we were running one of our FREE clinics for the homeless and vulnerable at the...
“As a fibromyalgia sufferer I was reluctant to have my feet treated due to my sensitivities and my low pain threshold but a friend recommended the services of East Kent Foot Care as they have a thorough understanding of the issues I face and I highly recommend them.”A.Ingleton
“My husband and I have visited Jo regularly for the last 2 years and have nothing but praise for her. Jo runs a very professional service and her vibrant and friendly personality also adds a personal touch. She is extremely knowledgeable and thorough and we would both highly recommend her.”A.Didsbury
“East Kent foot care provide me with the best foot care service I have ever had!”S.Yard
“I have been using Jo since early 2016. I have suffered with a fungal infection for a number of years. Several remedies have been sought and tried without success and no noticable improvement. With Jo's extensive experience it is well on the way to being cleared up. In addition the care extended to looking after my feet in total that has resulted in them being the best they have ever felt even after long walks. A service well worth recommending and trying!”J.Harrington
“Very punctual, professional appearance and a very thorough foot care specialist. Having been to other foot care providers and them failing to treat my foot problems I am now happy that I have found East Kent Foot Care who are providing me with a complete foot care service. Highly recommended.”K.Ingleton
“Have been using East Kent Foot Care for quite a while now, have found them to be very knowledgeable and always professional. They are very thorough and have relieved a long standing problem not resolved by other foot care professionals over the years. Would highly recommend East Kent Foot care and the services they provide”S.Winter
“During the time I have received chiropody services from Mrs Shapter I have found her work to be excellent. She always arrives on time and I am always grateful for her visit.”E.Denyer
“I've been using east Kent foot care for around 4 years and I am very impressed with the service and professionalism provided. I would highly recommend this service.”J.Wales
“Very helpful, excellent friendly service to suit our convenience at home. Full marks!”M.Allen
“Thoroughly professional, with a great personality, I can recommend without reservation!”C.Barnett
“I would absolutely recommend this service”A.Grant
“I would recommend this service and receive a very good service. The Chiropodists are very good at their jobs. For many years I have had a problem with ingrowing nails on my big toes, since visiting the Sellindge clinic to see Jo I have seen a huge improvement with their condition and it is far better managed and I am no longer in pain”N.Garrant
“I have complete and utter confidence in all of the care I receive. A very professional and friendly service which I would recommend 100%!”N.Hills
“I have suffered with my feet for many years and was very apprehensive about visiting a Foot health care provider, the service East Kent Foot Care delivers is second to none and a lot of care and time is given to my feet and they have put me at ease and I look forward to their visits”B.Mynheer
“Incredibly knowledgeable and thorough, Keep up the good work!”A.Hart