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About Us

Claire Houlton MSc, BSc (Hons) HCPC Registered MChS

Claire studied her BSc (Hons) in Podiatry at Southampton University from 1995 – 1998. She then went on to work in the NHS in Oxfordshire for 13 years working in all areas of Podiatry but specialising in Musculoskeletal Assessment.

In the last five years Claire was the Musculoskeletal lead for Oxfordshire NHS Podiatry service working alongside fellow Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Orthotists, Sports and Orthopaedic Consultants and GPs.

In 2000 Claire went on to achieve an MSc in Podiatry with the main emphasis being on Musculoskeletal Assessment, covering subjects such as Pain management, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Podopaediatrics.

Claire has been working in the Footworx clinics since its inception alongside her NHS work and left the NHS in 2010 to concentrate on developing Footworx clinics.

Daniel Houlton BSc (Hons) HCPC Registered MChS

Daniel studied his BSc (Hons) in Podiatry at Southampton University from 1995-1998.

He worked in various hospitals and community clinics as a locum across Berkshire and West Sussex for a year. He then moved to the NHS Podiatry service in Oxfordshire and spent 10 years working in all areas of Podiatry treating mechanical foot problems and gained experience working in an Orthotics Lab. He then obtained a hospital post, focusing on the Diabetic and high risk foot, based in OCDEM at the Churchill hospital in Oxford/ Horton Hospital Banbury working alongside fellow Podiatrists, Consultants, specialist Nurses and Orthotists.

Daniel left the NHS in 2009 to develop the Footworx Clinics and provide a local private foot clinic service in Chipping Norton. Also concentrating on his main areas of interest: Musculoskeletal assessment, sports Podiatry and orthotic design.

Daniel and Claire are currently exploring new ways of producing and designing foot orthotics, utilising state of the art technology.

Continual Professional Development

We are committed to a programme of continual professional development in order to ensure that we provide the most effective and current treatment approaches for our patients.

We are registered with both the Health Professionals Council and the Royal College of Podiatry and are able to provide care for patients who are registered with many of the large medical insurance companies such as Simply Health, AVIVA and WPA. Referrals to our service come from a number of different areas: Consultants, GPs, Physiotherapists, Health Insurance Companies and Self referral.

We hope that you will choose to visit us at one of our sites and look forward to meeting you in the future.