Elaine Parker-Brown and Associates
BSc(Hons), MChS, HCPC Registered
Podiatrist / Chiropodist
Elaine Parker-Brown Bsc(Hons), MChS, HCPC regd
Elaine has had a varied and extensive experience in the medical and nursing profession. Her Career started over 20 years ago and she has been in practice since graduating from Southampton University in 2002. Elaine believes in the holistic approach to her clients and promotes a whole sense of wellbeing. She complements her expertise in foot care with the use of acupuncture, ultra sound therapy and reflexology. She has undertaken many postgraduate courses and has particular interest in dermatology, nail problems and therapeutic massage based on the reflexology principle.
Elaine returned to Plymouth to settle with her daughter after living abroad, in London and Oxford. She enjoys keeping fit, and loves the beaches of Devon and Cornwall where she regularly treks the coastline walks with her rescue greyhound, Maisie.
Gemma Chilvers Bsc(Hons), MChS, HCPC regd, BEng(Hons)
Our associate, Gemma, is a specialist in biomechanical assessment and rehabilitation of the foot, ankle and lower limb . Gemma has been involved in sport from an early age and has played hockey and netball at high level, as well as taking part in 'obstacle' races including 'holy grit', 'tough mudder' and 'mud 7'. Her love of sport, exercise, health and fitness has lead her to a career in Podiatry including a qualification as a personal trainer which has increased her expertise in injury rehabilitation, sport and exercise.
A little bit about podiatry...
The term Podiatry, now in use in the UK, incorporates chiropody care and includes dermatology/skin, nail surgery, fugal nail problems, diabetes foot care, biomechanics and foot pain and ANY condition affecting the lower limb.
Podiatrists undertake a minimum 3 year medical science honours degree course whilst practising with the NHS. Elaine, Gemma and associates are also, as mandatory, registered with The Health Care Professions Council. Podiatrists must undertake continuing Professional Development courses to maintain the right to practice.
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