BSc., D.Pod.M., M.Ch.S.
Health and Care Professions Council Registered (No. CH09006)
In January 2015, Yvonne Timms returned after a 10 year absence to take over the business. She has consequently beenmaking improvements to the Firth Park centre and the services provided.
She qualified at Chelsea School of Chiropody in 1985 and since has worked in the NHS and in private practice, including 11 years in Winnipeg, Canada. She also spent 6 years involved in teaching and education.
As a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and the Health and Care Professions Council, she operates within the highest professional standards, constantly updating her skills.
She is trained to treat patients of all ages, from children to the elderly. Her treatment regimes include the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle and lower limb disorders. She has been involved for many years in diabetic footcare, is able to provide surgical nail correction and regularly liase with G.P's and other health care providers.
She strongly believes in explaining to her patients what is causing their foot pain, as well as what they can do together to try to prevent or best manage it. She tries to provide extensive patient education about how best to look after and manage not only their feet but also associated joint and walking abnormalities.
Offering comprehensive footcare, including diabetic assessments, nail surgery and customized orthotics.
Karen has over 30 years experience as a health and social care professional.
She qualified as a podiatrist at Salford University in 2009 and since then has been working in both the NHS and private clinics in Sheffield, Derbyshire and Nottingham.
Karen has experience of treating people from all walks of life with a wide variety of foot problems including diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis.
She is good at putting people at ease, whilst also maintaining the professional standards required by the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and the Health and Care Professions Council (Registration No. CH31424).
She has a lifelong interest in hillwalking and can advise you on keeping your feet in good condition however little or much you like to walk.
BSc. (Pod), M.Ch. S
Health and Care Professions Council Registered (No. CH31424)
Ayat is Health and Care Professions Council registered. She graduated with a BSc in Podiatry from the University of Northampton were she received intensive clinical podiatry training. She has also started her master degree level and hopes to complete it very soon.
Ayat scored the highest grades on her final practical exam and she was selected as the best clinical podiatry student in 2015/2016. She prides herself on working to a high standard of accuracy and has a strong work ethic.
Ayat was among the team that provided podiatry treatment and care for athletes participating in the London Marathon 2016. She has a personal interest in Biomechanics of the foot and ankle and has experience in prescribing, as well as the manufacture and adaptation of orthotics devices as required.
She joins the team of specialists at Parkview to offer dedicated foot care in the clinic, patient’s homes and social care settings.
Health and Care Professionals Council Registered (No. CH34292)
Member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
Our highly experienced and registered chiropody/podiatry staff are qualified to practice minor surgical procedures using local anaesthetic. They treat a range of foot disorders, including biomechanical and gait abnormalities. After assessing how this affects your feet, knees, back, neck and other joints, they may prescribe customized orthotic therapy.
They offer an extensive and wide range of treatments for corns, callouses, verrucae, fungal and thick toe nails. Treatment and advice are given for bunions, toe deformities, including shoe and footwear guidance. Diabetic foot assessment includes Doppler and sensory testing, as well as patient education leaflets.
Can't make it to our clinic but still in desparate need of treatment? Worry not, as we now offer home visits on Mondays and Saturdays to patients who are housebound or registered disabled. Just call Reception who will be happy to help, and book you an appointment.
As we age and our bodies’ change, the demands we place on our feet and joints also change. At the Parkview Therapy Centre we treat a wide range of foot problems including:
• Fungal nail care
• Painful + Ingrowing toenails
• Arthritic feet
• Corns + Callouses + Hard skin
• Swollen feet
• Fallen arches + Flat feet
• Musculoskeletal + Postural pain
• Knee + Heel + Ball of foot pain
• Ulcers + Wounds
• Feet affected by Diabetes
• Minor surgery with local analgesia