Fitter Feet for Life


Look after your feet

London’s most comprehensive
foot health centre

Fitter Feet For Life

We are London’s most comprehensive foot health centre providing everything from simple treatments to complex surgery. We have been developing as a practice for almost 30 years and offer the most cutting edge treatments for professional athletes, children, sports enthusiasts and everyone in between! Whatever your problem, we have the qualified staff and most effective equipment to diagnose and treat you.


First Steps At Fitter
Feet For Life

This website is packed full of information about us and about foot conditions we deal with. We hope that the menus at the top of each page will get you quickly to the information you want, but we always suggest that you phone our knowledgeable reception staff.

Just explain the problems you are experiencing and they will either book the correct appointment for you, or have a podiatrist phone you to clarify the treatments we can offer you.

If you are unsure of how to proceed,you can book you a ‘Free Foot Check’ appointment to establish the source of your problem and then arrange the correct course of treatment. You can also BOOK ONLINE.

The Fitter Feet For
Life Experience

Your free foot check may immediately suggest a course of action. In other cases, Fitter Feet For Life, as health care professionals, will offer you an initial consultation at which we will take a full medical history and do basic tests such as checking the blood circulation and feeling in your feet. We also check the way you walk and move your lower leg joints, using video slow motion gait analysis.


The session is usually completely painless and takes 45 minutes.

Protecting our patients and our staff

For the safety of yourself and our staff, we are adhering to good practice by:

  • Wearing PPE
  • Keeping patient appointments staggered so less people meet.
  • Cleaning rooms between treatments.
  • We have a protective ‘see through ‘ barrier between our podiatrists and patients.

We ask that all patients cooperate in helping to prevent infection.

You are welcome to come with a parent or carer, should you need their support. Other friends or family members will be asked to wait outside the clinic.

  • wear a face mask when you come for your appointment.
  • maintain social distancing from others of 1 to 2 metres.
  • do not attend if you have a cold, a temperature of if you feel unwell. Call us and we will reschedule your appointment for another time.
  • don’t attend if a member of your household has a cold or temperature or feels unwell. Just call us and we will reschedule your appointment.

Our Services


Podiatric surgery is the surgical management of the bones, joints and soft tissues of the foot and associated structures. The conditions treated can include problems caused by bunions, arthritis, toe deformities and inflammation of the tissues of the foot, trapped nerves, plantar fasciitis and ganglion.

Podiatry Treatments

Our staff are trained in podiatric medicine and are trained to cure your foot problems and keep you active on your feet. We can treat plantar fasciitis, a common painful heel condition, permanently cure ingrown nails, and treat painful skin lesions.We are also specially trained to prevent diabteic feet from developing high pressure ulcers.

Gait and Posture Analysis

Pain in your knees, back, shoulders and feet are often linked to your gait and posture. By analysing how you move we create tailor made orthoses to realign your posture and get you moving effectively and pain free.

Fungal Nail Infections

Fitter Feet for Life offer treatments for nail fungal infection using a state of the art medical laser. This new technology has exceptional success rates curing fungal nail infections. Fungal nail infections affects up to 10% of people in the UK.The infection causes the nail to become thicker, crumbly and turns it yellow, brown, orange or white, and can bleed and hurt. Fungal infections get worse slowly and spread to other nails and other people. If you are not sure what is wrong with your nails phone us for a free evaluation appointment where will explain how we can diagnose and treat you.

Laser Treatment for Verrucae and Fungal Infection in Nails

Fitter Feet for life have a leading team committed to eliminating fungus from your nails. Our staff have undergone advanced training to use the Fotona medical laser safely and effectively.

Diabetes and foot Care

How does Diabetes affect my feet? One of the first ways in which diabetes may affect your feet is through the loss of sensation within your feet, often starting at the toes. You may experience a cotton wool like feeling or numbness in your feet, this is called neuropathy. Your chances of losing feeling in your feet increases with the number of years that you have diabetes and research suggests that up to one in three people with diabetes have some loss of sensation (called neuropathy).

Shockwave Therapy for Heel Pain

Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical treatment, and works by focusing impulses of energy, targeted to specific damaged tissues around the heel, such as the plantar fascia and painful achilles tendons.

Verrucae Treatment

Verrucae are viral growths on the foot. Fitter Feet will examine your feet and recommend one of a number of available treatments, depending on the depth, number and age of your verrucae - and similar moles on your hands and feet.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a condition that causes inflammation in many joints of the body. Unlike osteoarthritis which is caused by wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease where a faulty immune system attacks the tissue that lines and cushions the joints, leaving them swollen, painful and stiff.

Our Team

Our staff are headed up by Consultant Podiatric Surgeon Diane Nicholl and offer treatment that is specialised to each person.

All our staff are registered with the Health Care Professions Council and provide the highest professional care.

Our reception staff are experienced in making sure that you book the appropriate appointment, and also in helping with private insurance claims.

Mrs Diane Nicholl FCPodS

Mrs Diane Nicholl FCPodS

Podiatric Surgeon

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Gemma Hutchinson

Gemma Hutchinson


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Deryck Breinburg DO, MiBiol

Deryck Breinburg DO, MiBiol


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Ms Nur Ali

Ms Nur Ali


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Nadira Jiakran

Nadira Jiakran