The Foot and Ankle clinic is run by the Orthopaedic Department at Circle Nottingham.
Surgical procedures and injections are provided for a number of conditions, including arthritic joint problems, bunions, ganglions, toe straightening (for conditions such as claw or hammer toe), MTP (toe joint) fusions, toenail ablation (removal) for infected in-growing nails, full or partial toe amputation and ankle arthroscopy (“keyhole” inspection of the ankle joint, with any necessary treatment). A list of treatments is listed further down this page.
The specialist orthopaedic surgeons at the Foot and Ankle clinic work alongside a consultant podiatrist to provide these services, which take place at the Day Case Unit, also situated in the Treatment Centre building.
Patients are initially assessed by consultants and then sent for any necessary investigations, such as X-rays or scans – which normally take place at this first appointment – before being listed for surgery.
The department has nurse-led clinics for follow-up care, as well as physiotherapy and occupational therapy support.