Carl Bicknell - Chiropody & Podiatry

Carl Bicknell BSc graduated from Plymouth School of Podiatry at Plymouth University in 1995 with distinction. He has worked in private practice and the NHS over the past twelve years.

Fully equipped Podiatry room, offering advice and treatments in Biomechanics, Diabetes and traditional Chiropody / Podiatry


  • Athlete's Foot
  • Ingrowing Toenails
  • Corns
  • Callus
  • Thickened Nails
  • Nail Surgery
  • Verrucae
  • Cracked Heels
  • Flat Feet
  • Foot Fatigue
  • Heel Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Arthritic Joint Pain
  • Weak Ankles
  • Tendon Problems
  • Overuse Syndromes

What is Podiatry? - Podiatry is the new name for Chiropody. It is grammatically more correct and is the terminology now accepted worldwide to describe this paramedical speciality. Both terms are in use at the present but the use of Chiropody will be gradually phased out.

Treatments & Services offered at Hendra's Natural Health Centre - Traditional "Chiropody" - During your 30 minute appointment we will assess, treat and offer advice on a variety of common foot problems.

Biomechanics - Carl is trained to assess lower limb and joint positions. Problems which may arise due to abnormal mechanics include: Sports Injuries, Flat feet, Foot Fatigue, Heel Pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Shin Splints. Arthritic Joint Pain, Tendon Problems, Treatment may include the provision of specialist orthoses (insoles).

Diabetes - Carl offers specialist appointments for Diabetics. It can effect circulation and sensation and place peoples feet in an 'at risk' category. Generally if diabetes is well controlled complications can be avoided. He is trained to diagnose, treat and assess diabetic conditions and monitor the circulation and sensation, giving advice and education regarding diabetic foot health and care.

Clinic Appointments - Please phone: 01872 222 258 / 270 090
Home Visits can be arranged on: 07751 497 792