person suffering from foot pain

Book an in-clinic podiatrist appointment.

Need to see a foot doctor? Get a referral to connect with a podiatrist at a time that suits you at WELL Health.

Enjoy easier, more convenient podiatry treatment.

person suffering from foot pain

Book an in-clinic podiatrist appointment.

Need to see a foot doctor? Get a referral to connect with a podiatrist at a time that suits you at WELL Health.

Enjoy easier, more convenient podiatry treatment.

What is a podiatrist?

Podiatrists are foot doctors. These medical professionals are specialized in treating conditions relating to the feet, ankles, or lower legs. In an in-clinic podiatrist appointment, an individual of any age can receive treatment for a variety of general foot ailments.

What is a podiatrist?

Podiatrists are foot doctors. These medical professionals are specialized in treating conditions relating to the feet, ankles, or lower legs. In an in-clinic podiatrist appointment, an individual of any age can receive treatment for a variety of general foot ailments.

patient receiving podiatric treatment

Our network of in-clinic podiatrists are trained to help with a variety of common complaints and conditions that you may have. These include:

  • Sprains or injuries

  • Hammer toes

  • Warts or blisters

  • Infections of the nail or feet

  • Calluses, bunions, or corns

  • Ingrown toenails

  • Heel pain or spurs

  • Odor issues

  • Nerve problems

Our network of in-clinic podiatrists are trained to help with a variety of common complaints and conditions that you may have. These include:

  • Sprains or injuries

  • Hammer toes

  • Warts or blisters

  • Infections of the nail or feet

  • Calluses, bunions, or corns

  • Ingrown toenails

  • Heel pain or spurs

  • Odor issues

  • Nerve problems

Is there a benefit to seeing a podiatrist rather than my usual family doctor?

The main difference and benefit is that podiatrists are specially trained in conditions relating to the feet, while a family doctor will generally treat all conditions of the body. Therefore, if you are looking for advice relating to a specific foot complaint then a podiatrist may be better qualified to provide care. You will need a referral to visit a podiatrist.

Are certain individuals more likely to need to see a foot doctor?

Yes, there are a number of health conditions that can increase risk of foot complaints, including:

  • Heart disease or stroke
  • High cholesterol
  • Poor blood circulation
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis or gout
  • Obesity

When should I book an in-clinic podiatrist appointment?

If you notice any irregularities in your feet or how they feel, then you should visit a podiatrist. Symptoms could include:

  • Pain or tenderness
  • Cracked toenails
  • Numbness or burning
  • Ulcers or sores
  • Odor
  • Growths

How do podiatrists diagnose foot conditions?

To assess the complaint, the foot doctor may ask you to stand and walk so that they can watch for range of motion. If necessary, they may conduct some tests, which could be:

  • X-ray
  • Nail swab
  • Ultrasound
  • Bloods
  • MRI scan

What will the appointment be like?

Appointments usually take between five to thirty minutes depending on the individual need. The podiatrist will ask for a description of your symptoms and reason for the appointment. This will allow them to determine the best course of treatment. If necessary, the podiatrist may recommend a follow-up appointment or ongoing treatment plan.

Is there a benefit to seeing a podiatrist rather than my usual family doctor?

The main difference and benefit is that podiatrists are specially trained in conditions relating to the feet, while a family doctor will generally treat all conditions of the body. Therefore, if you are looking for advice relating to a specific foot complaint then a podiatrist may be better qualified to provide care. You will need a referral to visit a podiatrist.

Are certain individuals more likely to need to see a foot doctor?

Yes, there are a number of health conditions that can increase risk of foot complaints, including:

  • Heart disease or stroke
  • High cholesterol
  • Poor blood circulation
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis or gout
  • Obesity

When should I book an in-clinic podiatrist appointment?

If you notice any irregularities in your feet or how they feel, then you should visit a podiatrist. Symptoms could include:

  • Pain or tenderness
  • Cracked toenails
  • Numbness or burning
  • Ulcers or sores
  • Odor
  • Growths

How do podiatrists diagnose foot conditions?

To assess the complaint, the foot doctor may ask you to stand and walk so that they can watch for range of motion. If necessary, they may conduct some tests, which could be:

  • X-ray
  • Nail swab
  • Ultrasound
  • Bloods
  • MRI scan

What will the appointment be like?

Appointments usually take between five to thirty minutes depending on the individual need. The podiatrist will ask for a description of your symptoms and reason for the appointment. This will allow them to determine the best course of treatment. If necessary, the podiatrist may recommend a follow-up appointment or ongoing treatment plan.

How booking works.

“How do I connect with an in-clinic podiatrist?”

Our clinic network is designed to quickly provide you with access to advice and experience you can rely on to help you get back to feeling 100%.

Here is how to book an appointment:

Here is how to book an appointment:

Step 1

Book an appointment to visit a general doctor who if necessary, can provide you with a referral to see the podiatrist.

Step 2

Once you have a referral you can book an appointment with the podiatrist.

Step 3

Attend the appointment and receive guidance and treatment recommendations from the medical specialist.

Frequently asked questions.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua ut enim ad minim.

Accordion Sample Description
Accordion Sample Description

Healthcare with a difference.

With the largest single network of primary care clinics in British Columbia, WELL Health clinics are passionate about ensuring you receive proactive, high-quality, and focused care that suits your needs.

Healthcare with a difference.

With the largest single network of primary care clinics in British Columbia, WELL Health clinics are passionate about ensuring you receive proactive, high-quality, and focused care that suits your needs.

Menu
This is default text for notification bar