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About Achilles Foot Clinic

“We Help People Stay Active & Mobile, Life Free From Painkillers & Avoid Surgery”

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At Achilles Foot Clinic we love to help people get back active and living the life they remember before things got in the way. A life free from pain killers, where you don’t have to worry about bothering the doctor, and can do and enjoy all of the things you love like taking the grandkids for  walk or booking the Camino, without the fear of pain holding you back.

When pain strikes in your Feet, Ankles knees, hips or lower-back or if you experience an injury from sport or exercise – we know it’s very tempting to leave it and hope it’ll simply “go away on it’s own” with time and rest… That you’ll wake up someday and like “magic”, it’ll be as if it never happened in the first place – but  the truth is that that’s not usually the case, and often the pain ends up worse than it was when it first started.

We also know it’s very easy to reach i for the painkillers or a glass of white wine on the couch whenever pain get bad  – but we all  know that those painkillers are not the answer, and do nothing but mask the pain instead.

Or, maybe you’re left feeling sceptical because you’ve seeked advice from other Healthcare professionals, possibly another Podiatry Clinic in the past, and nothing they seemed to say or do helped and all you ended up was a lighter wallet.

Does this sound like you, well you’re not alone. At Achilles Foot Clinic we hear this all the time… In fact people who come to see us have often:

  • Thought the pain would go away on it’s own – but it didn’t
  • Paid several visits to the GP, only to be told to “rest” and “take some painkillers” – then weeks later go back to see the Doctor again, only to be told it’s just your age or the dreaded “Tear and tear”
  • Been put on a months long waiting list to see a Consultant, then when after waiting so long to be seen – were told there is nothing can be done until it gets worse and then surgery is the answer.
  • Googled what to do but there is so much online they were not sure what to choose.
  • Thought it would be a good idea to rest because the pain was so bad, but all that did was make the area even more stiff and tight
  • Been told by a family member that “everybody in our family gets that ” – and to just accept it’.

Any of those sound familiar?

If any of these have happened to you – we would love to help you by inviting you to book a call to talk with one of our Podiatrists in Cork to find out what can be done to help you. The fact that you’ve tried any or all of these things already, like many people we see, is actually a GOOD THING because when you know what doesn’t work – you are closer to finding the thing that does!

Click the link below to book a call with us if you would like to get some solid advice given to you over the phone. The phone call is complementary and there is no obligation to book any appointments with us after the call is over. Our goal is to help you make the right decision about what to do next for the best.

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About The Clinic & Lorcan That Founder

Lorcan head shotAchilles Foot Clinic was founded by Lorcan O Donaile in 2005. Lorcan is a Podiatrist and owner of Keep Active Physiotherapy in Cork.

Having trained in University College London and London Foot Hospital Lorcan moved home in 1998 and moved to Cork in 2005 with his now wife Sinead and has 4 small kids to keep him busy.

Click here to read his interview in the Irish Times on his work day.

Lorcan’s Interview On Irish Times >> Click Here


Lorcan and his team has been helping people just like you for years who want to keep active and mobile so they can get the most enjoyment out of life for many years to come!

We at Achilles Foot Clinic Cork strongly believe you and people like  you should have exceptional customer service and medical care to help them stay active, mobile and free from painkillers and away from surgery

If you would like to know how the Podiatry team at Achilles Foot Clinic can help you live with less pain and get back to feeling great again – we invite you to start with a completely free, no-obligation, risk free appointment at one of our clinics:

Frustrated With Your Pain? 

  • Not sure what to do?

  • Not sure who to ask?

  • Fill in the form and one of our highly qualified team will be in touch, to discuss your specific problem.

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Our Core Values

We at Achilles Foot Clinic are keen to have culture of delivering the best possible service to our patients. In line with this we have made a public declaration of our Core Values;

Person First….. Patient Second

  • We recognise that our patients are people first

  • We understand that life can get in the way reaching our goals

  • We are empathetic

Respect Everyone

  • We are always on time

  • We always do what we say we will do

  • We listen to each other and our patients

  • We always communicate in clear concise honest ways with minimal medical jargon

  • We are generous with our time to help others

Be Memorable

  • We always have a friendly smile

  • We want to make our patients smile

  • We take time to celebrate patients milestones in their road to recovery

  • We wow people whenever we can

We Always Try To Be The Best We Can Be

  • We are always trying to improve personally and collectively

  • We always try to find new ways to help each other and our patients

  • We try to inspire and encourage each other to find a better way

  • We try hard at better communication

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