A friendly team...

About us

We are Hamish and Vanessa Dow, a husband and wife team.

We both graduated from The Durham School of Chiropody & Podiatry  (Hamish 1981 & Vanessa 1983) and are Health Professional Council registered practitioners. We have many years of clinical experience between us and have been long established at our 93 Chillingham Road practice in Newcastle upon Tyne. This means you can be secure in the knowledge that our aim is to offer the highest standards of practice, professionalism, and care that we can.

Our reputation for professionalism, thoroughness, skill, and attention to detail has ensured that our services in chiropody & podiatry (and also the Laser nail-treatments for damaged and fungally infected nails) are very much in demand.

Did you know we are one of the 3 original practices in the UK who began the pioneering use of the PinPointe FootLaser in the UK 2009? We currently remain the most experienced clinic in the North East of England and Scotland where you can have this most modern approach to eliminating Onychomycosis from toenails and finger nails. In 2015,  we became the first clinic in the North East to incorporate the use of the Lunula twin wavelength laser into out onychomycosis treatments. This great laser not only treats the infection but also helps stimulate healthier growth of the diseased and damaged nail bed structures.

We are thoroughly committed to improving the understanding and efficacy of laser for nail treatments.