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PROFESSIONAL FOOT CARE
IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME

Looking after our feet is important to maintain comfort
and mobility but this is frequently easier said than done,
particularly as we get older.

Our mission is to provide a reliable and
professional service to clients in their homes.
You can contact us on: 01258 820203

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Foot Care

– Full assessment.
– Professional, safe treatment.
– Convenient.
– Friendly, female practitioners.

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Treatments

– Corns and Calluses.
– Problem nails.
– Nail cutting.
…and general foot care.

Welcome to Blackmore Vale Foot Care

Professional Foot Care in the Comfort of Your Home.

About Us

Looking after our feet is important in helping to maintain comfort and mobility but, particularly as we get older, this is often easier said than done!

Blackmore Vale Foot Care provides a professional, friendly and confidential foot care service in clients’ homes. Fully qualified and insured, all common foot problems are treated, for example, corns, calluses, ingrown nails etc; a nail cutting service is also available. If necessary, and with the clients’ consent, referrals are made to chiropodists and podiatrists when clinic treatment is required or when a bio-mechanical assessment may be beneficial. Liaison with GPs and community nurses are also made should the need arise and, again, with clients’ consent.

Based in Marnhull, but now covering most of North Dorset and neighbouring Wincanton, the service was established in 2005 by Gillian Walsham who found that home visits were much appreciated by clients as they saved the hassle associated with making a trip to town. Due to increased demand, Gillian has been joined by her sisters Rosemary Prince and Caroline Fryer. All three have professional indemnity insurance and current DBS clearance (police checked) to work in people’s homes. Many clients book regular appointments of between six and eight weeks but some request a visit on an ‘as and when needed’ basis. As well as visits to clients’ homes, Rosemary and Caroline visit four local residential /nursing homes regularly to care for residents and they sometimes treat patients in local hospitals at the request of staff or relatives.

Our Services

We provide treatment and advice for the following conditions :-
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Diabetic Foot Care

It’s very important to look after your feet if you have diabetes as it can reduce the blood supply to your feet and cause a loss of feeling.
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Corn Removal

When corns appear on weight-bearing areas of the foot, the pressure caused by the corn can make them very uncomfortable and quite painful to walk on.
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Callus Reduction

Calluses are hard, thickened areas of skin. They are often found around the heel or under the ball of the foot as these areas take most weight when you walk.
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Cracked Heels

Dry, cracked heels can be a source of pain and can look unsightly. Cracked heels are usually caused by dry, thickened skin splitting under pressure.
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Nail Trimming/Thinning

Our nail cutting service is available to those who have impaired eyesight, reduced mobility because of arthritic changes, or an inability to reach their feet.
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Ingrown Toenails

This develops when the sides of the toenail grow into the surrounding skin. The big toe is most commonly affected. The nail curls and pierces the skin, which becomes swollen.
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Fungal Toenails

They’re not usually serious, but can be unpleasant and difficult to treat. The infection develops slowly and causes the nail to become thickened and distorted.
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Athletes Foot

Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungus that usually appears between or under the toes or the bottom of the feet.

Latest News and Testimonials

Some of our Latest News and Reviews
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Chris Ryu

"Spending so much time driving in business shoes left me with a nasty and rather painful corn on the heel of my foot. The team at Blackmore Vale Foot Care are friendly, conscientious and really know what they're talking about. I wouldn't even hesitate to recommend them."

Find Chris on Twitter: @atomcluborg

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Find Chris on Twitter: @atomcluborg

chrisround
"Spending so much time driving in business shoes left me with a nasty and rather painful corn on the heel of my foot. The team at Blackmore Vale Foot Care are friendly, conscientious and really know what they're talking about. I wouldn't even hesitate to recommend them."
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Meet the Team

Gillian, Rosemary and Caroline are fully qualified Foot Health Professionals
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Gillian Walsham

MSc, MCFHP, MAFHP, RGN (Ret’d).
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Rosemary Prince

BA (Hons), MCFHP, MAFHP.
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Caroline Fryer

MCFHP, MAFHP RGN, ONC (Ret’d).

Contact Us

The Old Meeting House, Burton Street,
Marnhull, Dorset. DT10 1PS

01258 820203
gillian@bmvfootcare.co.uk