Why choose a professional Foot Health Practitioner?
There are many reasons to seek the assistance of a Podiatrist, Foot Health Practitioner or Chiropodists instead of treating your own feet. Many people have foot problems and suffer with pain in their feet. Regular nail trimming and hard skin removal can help to eradicate painful foot conditions.
Back problems, post-operative patients, poor eyesight, decreased flexibility, limited dexterity are all simple reasons why it may become increasingly difficult to work on your own feet.
Medical conditions such as; diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, heart & respiratory conditions as well as conditions requiring steroid therapy may place your feet in the ‘high risk’ category thus putting you in a position whereby you would benefit from professional assistance in the treatment and maintenance of your foot health status.
Podiatrists, Foot Health Practitioners, and Chiropodists all provide the highest levels of care for people with foot pain, sore toes and foot deformities. So what are you waiting for?
Whether you choose to see a Podiatrist, Chiropodist or a Foot Health Practitioner it is important to make sure that you are working with a professional that is both qualified and insured.
Your Foot Experts
We are fully qualified and professionally insured Foot Health Practitioners with enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) clearance. We are registered members of the British Association of Foot Health Professionals. We participate regularly in continued professional development in order to keep abreast of new techniques and practices.
Do not be afraid to ask to see a copy of insurance or a certificate.
We are members of the Open College of Foot Health Professionals (MCFHP) and members of the British Association of Foot Health Professionals (MAFHP). We are bound by the Code of Ethics, Rules of the Association.
We provide a complete foot health care service to help you maintain and look after your feet.
In addition we are working to become a dementia friendly business as part of the initiative currently running in Kent.
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. Most recently Jo has undertaken further study to enhance her skills and qualifications through QMU to become a more advanced practitioner and Podiatric assistant. Jo is now on track to qualify as a Specialist Podiatrist
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.
Gemma trained at the SMAE and is joining us as we expand furthermore in August 2018. Prior to her work as a Foot Health Practitioner she has been involved within the care industry. Her vast experience in this sector has aided her transition to Foot health and is reflected in her sensitive approach and caring demeanour to all patients in her care and we are thrilled to welcome her to the team.Contact Us
Jane BingleyFoot Health Practitioner
Jane joined us in August 2017. Jane's previous experience has been clinic based. She is hard-working, conscientious and enjoys the challenges of working in the community. She is caring and attentive and continues to offer our clients the comprehensive service they have come to expect from East Kent Foot Care.
Sarah trained at the SMAE and joined us in September 2019. Sarah has a background in specialising with Dementia patients and Supporting the elderly to live independent lives. Her bubbly personailty and caring nature makes her a real asset to our ever growing team.Contact Us
Sonia StevensFoot Health Practitioner
Having previously worked in a domiciliary environment, Sonia joined the team in April 2018. Her passion and dedication to foot care, combined with her professional and caring attitude towards providing an exceptional service to our clients, makes her an invaluable additional asset to our expanding team.