Podiatrist treating a patient


Podiatry is a branch of medicine that deals specifically with afflictions associated with the foot and lower limbs. The foot has a range of complexities associated with its structure that can easily affect a patient's way of life if problems are not dealt with in a timely manner.


A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) who is also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. They are qualified to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot. 


Treatments provided by podiatrists in Barbados include:

• Plantar Fasciitis

• Leg Length differences

• Heel Pain

• Iliotibial Band Pain

• Knee pain

• Arch Pain

• Shin Pain

• Achilles Tendon Injuries

• Big Toe Joint Pain (Bunions)

• Lower Back Pain


The Barbados Association of Podiatrists

The Barbados Association of Podiatrists is a professional organisation representing the Chiropodists, Podiatrist and foot care assistants in Barbados. In order to practice in Barbados each member has to be registered locally with the Paramedical professions Council at the Ministry of Health. Podiatrists form part of the multi disciplinary health care team who are active in treating foot and lower limb disorders to keep people active and mobile.


The Barbados Association of Podiatrists include the following members:-


Simone Lorde-McConnie   Suite 1B, Pine Medical Centre, 3rd Ave. B'ville, St. Michael, Barbados   246-436-6030

Rosamund Beckles-James   Footworks, Bank Hall Clinic, Bank Hall Main Road, St. Michael, Barbados   246-426-1279

Michael Belle   Brigade House Medical Centre, Garrison, St. Michael, Barbados   246-436-6215

Christine Nurse   1 Sunny Meadows Nursery, #2, St. Philip, Barbados   246-416-4008

Karen Padmore   49 Welch's Road, Welches, St. Michael, Barbados   246-426-7387

Christina Williams   Villa 95, Hibiscus Avenue, Sunset Crest, St. James, Barbados   246-432-7765

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