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Mr Luke Planter

Podiatry / chiropody

 

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Last updated: 16 Jul 2020

About me

Luke has a wide clinical background and experience in foot related problems, with specialist interests in podiatric surgery, sports-related injuries, biomechanics, diabetic foot management and minor surgery for ingrown toenails.

He has completed the Postgraduate Diploma of his MSc in Theory of Podiatric Surgery and a Postgraduate Certificate in Podiatric Sports Medicine.

​Luke seeks to maintain high standards of care and regularly updates his knowledge by attending courses and conferences.

Luke qualified from University of East London, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatric Medicine which involved training in leading institutes and hospitals. During Luke’s professional career he has worked both in the NHS and private health care. Luke is an enthusiastic and passionate podiatrist who enjoys all aspects of his job and makes it his personal goal to ensure each patient receives the best treatment and care available. High on Luke’s agenda is communication with the patient, which ensures best practice and understanding.

Areas of interest

Chiropody treatment– Nails, corns, hard skin, cracked heels;
Ingrown toenail treatment – Nail surgery;
Posture and gait analysis;
Biomechanical assessment for provision of insoles;
Sports injuries assessment and treatment for professional, elite, amateur and young athletes;
Diabetic foot assessment;
Corticosteroid injection therapy;
Ostenil injection therapy for osteoarthritis;
Verrucae treatment – including cryotherapy,
Musculoskeletal Podiatry;
Achilles Tendinopathy;
Plantar fasciitis;
Ankle Arthritis;
Joint Arthritis;
Shockwave therapy (ESWT);
Prescription Orthoses/Insoles

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  • AA628

    Avulsion or wedge excision of nail package by podiatrist (including all charges and including local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

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