Dr Simon Spooner qualified
as a State Registered Chiropodist (Podiatrist) in 1991 from the
University of Brighton, and in addition to his BSc in Podiatry,
he was awarded the Paul Shenton prize for his research into callus.
He went on to complete his PhD in Podiatry from the University
of Leicester in 1997, which focussed on the causes and treatment
of inherited foot problems.
Having previously taught
clinical podiatry to students at University College, Northampton
and Matthew Bolton College, Birmingham, Simon moved to Plymouth
in 1998 where he worked as a Lecturer in Podiatric Biomechanics,
Sports Injuries and Orthotic Manufacture. In April 2002 Simon
became the Head of the School of Podiatry at the University of
Plymouth, where he developed the new degree curriculum. Simon
is now the Director of Podiatry at Peninsula Podiatry.
Simon's practice specialties
include sports medicine, foot orthotics, and paediatric and adult
foot and gait abnormalities. In addition to his practice, Simon
has published a number of research articles on podiatric care
and has delivered papers at both national and international conferences,
and provided postgraduate training for a number of NHS Trusts.
He has given advice on athletic footwear on television, worked
as a podiatrist at the London Marathon and acts as a professional
advisor to the British Journal of Podiatric Medicine. Simon continues
to research and publish in the field of clinical podiatry.
is committed to patient-centred, evidence-based care through the
application of recent research and up to date techniques. Registration
with the Health Professions Council ensures the quality of care
provided by Peninsula Podiatry.
Services offered by
Peninsula Podiatry include:
- Skin and nail care
including minor surgery under local anaesthetic
and sport's injury care
- Vascular and neurological
- Biomechanical assessment
- Video gait analysis
- Prescription and
over the counter orthotics and insoles
- Physical therapies
- Children's foot
- Adult's and children's
footwear in extra wide and extra depth fittings
- Free advice - just
Edgcumbe Park Road
is between Peverell Park Road and Weston Park Road. The clinic
is at the junction with Peverell Park Road. Free car parking is
available outside the clinic.
Home visits can be
arranged for the house bound in the following east Cornwall and
west Devon postcode areas -
PL1, PL2, PL3, PL4,
PL5, PL6, PL7, PL8, PL9, PL10, PL11, PL12, PL13, PL14, PL17, PL18,
PL19, PL20, PL21
Please call for more
information or to arrange an appointment.