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NHS Fife Podiatry Service

NHS Fife Podiatry Service is open to everyone who lives in Fife, who has a podiatric need that they can help with. The service aims to maximise mobility by offering treatment and advice that reflect the patient's needs. These sessions specialise in the treatment of skin, orthopaedic, vascular, and neurological conditions. Health promotion and foot health advice are offered.

The service regularly helps people with:

  • Nail and skin problems including ingrown toenails, corns and callous etc.
  • Common muscle and bone problems such as plantar fasciitis or sports injuries
  • Wound treatment and reducing the risk of wounds
  • Creating insoles and orthotics to help with foot disorders.
  • Health promotion, giving advice on keeping feet healthy and wearing appropriate footwear.
  • Performing nail surgery using local anaesthetic
  • Supporting self management of foot conditions.
  • Referrals to other more specialist podiatry clinics such as physical therapies, including laser and acupuncture, as well as biomechanics and diabetes.
  • Referrals to other departments including vascular, orthopaedic footwear, physiotherapy and active options.

Patients can self-refer by completing the self referral form at