Chris Schafer aims to empower his patients to help prevent future problems as well as manage current symptoms.

Chris’s clinical focus as a podiatrist is to treat foot conditions such as;

  • Verrucae treatment 

  • Ingrown toenails

  • Heel pain ( Plantar fasciitis) and other musculo-skeletal problems- where orthotics may be needed or for general nail and skin problems.

  • Knee pain

  • Leg/ Ankle pain

Chris Schafer receives and makes referrals to other MSK Drs and clinicians. These are GPs, rheumatologists, orthopaedic specialists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, non-msk podiatrists, occupational therapists, pain management psychologists, sports therapists.


Getting the correct diagnosis is crucial .Chris can diagnose or help confirm diagnose for foot/ ankle and lower limb injuries . There are many complex foot/ ankle and lower limb conditions that Chris can help treat.. Chris Schafer has 25 years experience : 20 years in Musculo-skeletal (MSK), 8 years working for an NHS physiotherapy service in MSK ( working in a multi-disciplinary setting assessing and prescribing orthotics ), 4 years working with a team of physios within the military at the Joint Services HQ in Northwood.


The health of your feet is our highest priority. That’s why our practice offers a range of treatments to manage your condition . The following are conditions that Chris can help with the treatment of:  

Common Muskulo-Skeletal Podiatry conditions treated:

Leg/ankle pain:

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Exercise-induced compartment syndrome/pain
  • Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)
  • Inversion injury (Lateral/co-lateral ligament injuries/perennials

Forefoot pain:

  • Metatarsalgia stress response/fracture
  • Neuroma
  • Tendinopathy
  • Hallux valgus/limitus

Heel pain:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Heel spur/enthesis/trapped nerve
  • Bruised or loss of fat pad
  • Neural heel pain
  • Haglunds deformity
  • Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Knee pain:

  • Medial lateral posterior and anterior relating to biomechanics

Ankle/rear foot pain:

  • Sinustarsi syndrome
  • Subluxed cuboid tibialis posterior dysfunction
  • Accessory/plantar/medialy displaced navicular
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome

 We look forward to hearing from you : info@hampsteadhealthpractice.com

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