Podiatry

Podiatry

Karen Watson - Podiatrist, Diploma in Podiatric Medicine

Podiatry is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of medical conditions and injuries of the foot, ankle and lower limb.

A Podiatrist diagnoses' and treats common and rare skin and nail problems with your feet and plays an important role in maintaining mobility of many people including the elderly and disabled people.

The Podiatrist monitors foot health, working closely with patients who have circulation problems and diabetes. Our Podiatrist is recognised as an important member of the healthcare team in preventing and managing lower limb complications for those living with diabetes.

A basic area of foot care undertaken by podiatrists is the treatment of various acute and chronic nail conditions. The Podiatrist has specific instrumentation for the painless and effective treatment of these conditions.  Treatment and prevention of corns, calluses and warts are also common podiatric procedures.

Karen Watson is a Podiatrist who specialises in the treatment and rehabilitation of pain in the foot, ankle and lower limb. Karen has worked amongst multidisciplinary clinical settings including GP’s, Podiatric Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons & Specialists, Chronic disease specialists and Podiatrists who specialise in Biomechanics and orthoses manufacturing and modifications.

Karen’s professional clinical interests include but are not limited to:

  • Wound Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Self-management
  • High Risk Foot management

Karen Watson forms a great asset to any multidisciplinary clinical team. Renowned for her kind and warm nature, Karen tends to build enormous rapport with patients and medical professionals alike.

 

 

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