Arthritis Pain Clinic

“Very professional staff, very polite and explain everything to you about the treatment. I would recommend this clinic to everyone.”

Dr. Bryan Scotson Smith

5 Star rating on Trusted Practitioner.

Are you suffering with pain caused by arthritis of the knee, feet, ankles or hands?

If so we can help.

As we get older 50% of the population shows signs of Arthritis, and the most commonly affected parts of the body are the knees, feet, and ankles. Each year 100,000 knee replacement operations are carried out across England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

For these people, tasks usually taken for granted like walking, going up or down stairs or exercising to stay fit can be a daily challenge. For some, playing with the kids or grandkids becomes an ordeal rather than a pleasure.

Every day we hear stories from people who are no longer able to do the activities that they love and this interferes with their freedom and is both frustrating and saddening.

We’ve even heard from people who are told to just take painkillers and live with the pain.

At the clinic we provide treatment for Arthritis of the knee, feet (including arthritis in the big toe joint), hands and ankles everyday! Over many years, we’ve had the privilege of helping thousands of people overcome their lower limb problems.

Leading Technology….

Thanks to exciting developments in the world of technology and medicine, we are able to treat people with a choice of 3 different types of machines that reduce, or even completely relieve people from, pain caused by Arthritis.

So for people who have been diagnosed with Arthritis in the knee, feet, hands or ankles who don’t want to put up with the pain caused by Arthritis, come in to see us for an expert assessment to see if our treatment is recommended for you.


The first type of machine is known as a Super Inductive System which plays an anti-inflammatory role by reducing the chronic stage inflammation. It causes the secretion of analgesic opioids by stimulating nerve endings and it also reduces pain messages sent to the brain.


The second type of machines are focused and radial Shockwave Systems that uses proinflammatories, which stimulate the cell activity required for acute inflammation which is the natural healing process within the body.


Laser works on inflammation caused by arthritis, calming it down, thereby reducing pain

This consultation is for people:


Who have been diagnosed with Arthritis in the knee, ankles, feet or hands


Who are struggling to play with their kids or grand kids due to pain and limited function


Who are looking for a possible alternative to surgery


Who want to enjoy their life without their knee pain getting in the way


Who don't want to accept that joint pain is part of ageing

The Arthritis Pain Consultation Includes:


Full history taking of the presentation of Arthritis


Investigation of ligaments involved where appropriate


Test for suitability of treatment


A no obligation personalised treatment plan

At the end of the consultation you will:


Understand how the pain can be treated without surgery


Understand how pain can be reduced or even completely eradicated


If suitable for treatment, receive a personalised treatment plan


Stop worrying about putting up with the pain for the rest of your life

Hear Merilyn’s story

Merilyn had been previously diagnosed with early on set arthritis. Daily activities had become extremely painful. She was suffering with pain in her big toe joint, to the point she was changing how she walked.

Her pain has now disappeared following treatment. In her words it has been ‘nothing short of amazing

Ready To Book?

Please call our reception team on 01325 639025 to book an appointment

Don’t carry on suffering.

Consultation Price: £149


I saw Ben regarding several issues with my feet and lower legs. His attention to detail was excellent and I was really impressed with the service.
Windy Weasel
Windy Weasel
I’ve suffered from Plantar Fasciitis for many years. After numerous trips to the doctors, physio’s and private physio’s but to no avail, I seen an advert on Facebook for the Foot & Ankle Clinic and by this time I could hardly walk/shuffle to the toilet of a morning. I made an appointment straight away. In my first consultation i was diagnosed as definitely having Plantar Fasciitis and was given some exercises to do at home for a few weeks before my next appointment. The difference in the lack of pain by my second appointment was amazing I could get out of bed and walk straight away no more shuffling, I’m not going to lie there was still pain there but it was so much more bearable. I’m now doing weight bearing exercises using bottles of water in a bag and a Wii step to strengthen my Plantar and having Mobilisation on both feet and it’s just getting better and better each week the pain is hardly there anymore. I have a long way to go as I’ve suffered for years but it’s all going in the right direction. I can’t thank the Foot Clinic enough they’ve been so helpful from the receptionist having to change my appointments last minute due to Covid and to Nicola for being my saviour. I brag about you to all my friends and family and I would even recommend you to a stranger 😀
Sharon Day
Sharon Day
Thank you too your amazing team for you excellent service, I was promised first class service and that is what you all delivered. I will recommend you all too my friends and family and wish you all the very best.
Helen Ramshaw
Helen Ramshaw
, At last I am pain free, NO MORE Verucca's, cant thank the team in the clinic enough, they were brilliant , Thank you Jayne
Jayne Dockery
Jayne Dockery
Having injured my foot during lockdown in the garden I had been in awful pain the whole time and could not get a appointment with my doctor, I was taken regular pain killers , a friend of mine mentioned The Foot Clinic to me and said they might able to help, I attended a consultation with Lucy and she gave me a exercise program to complete over a three week period, this was seven weeks ago, I have now been pain free for nearly five weeks, I have'nt taken a pain killer for six weeks. I cant thank Lucy enough, she was very knowledgeable and put me at ease straight away. I cannot recommend Lucy and her team enough. Thank you Suzie
suzie spencer
suzie spencer
From the lovely, kind receptionist to the caring and very professional treatment from Nicola and Ben I cannot praise the Foot Clinic enough. After an accident with my foot earlier in the year I was left in a lot of pain and my walking balance was dreadful for months. After the Foot Clinic's help I am feeling 100% improved. Would highly recommend - definitely!
Irene Peacock
Irene Peacock
Saw Ben today after some time and came away feeling so much better. His skills and knowledge are superb. Highly recommended. Thank you Ben. Mustn't forget the lady on reception who is delightful.
Gill Fox
Gill Fox
Had two appointments so far. Very happy with all the information I have been given. A lovely, relaxing, very professional atmosphere and lovely staff. Continuing my treatment. Certainly s lot better than a doctor's appointment lasting 10 minutes and not really resolving any issues , just putting a name to my problem.
Rita Ozdemir
Rita Ozdemir
Fantastic results with a problem I had for years. Great advice and treatment would highly recommend.
Amber Spooner
Amber Spooner
Excellent all round 5*+++
Peter Wilson
Peter Wilson
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After decades of seeing a fungal toenail deteriorate and spread to 2 other toes, I saw an advert for the foot clinic and was interested in the laser treatment. As it was local, I popped in to find out more. I must say, I found the cost projection and the many months duration for the treatment ( and the small possibility of it not working!) very daunting at first, but decided, after a few hours deliberation to go for it. From the initial examination of my feet to the final appointment, I received lots of informative advice, knowledge of the condition and the factors which lead to infection, treating shoes, socks, bedclothes, how parts of the feet work etc. I asked loads of questions all of which were answered. The treatment was successful, my nails are improving slowly with the new growth. I would certainly recommend the clinic to others.


I came to the clinic with fungal nail infection in 2 toe nails. In the clinic I was first assessed and then received pact treatment on both nails. Although I had to travel some distance for appointments , it has been well worthwhile as it has been successful so far. Without exception all the staff are very friendly caring and helpful. After treating the infection at home topically with prescription medication for several years this had been both tedious and unsuccessful. I am delighted that my nails now look healthy. It has been a pleasure receiving treatment at the clinic and I have no hesitation in highly recommending the clinic to anyone.

Ann Thomas

I was schedule for surgery on my foot, which would greatly improve my painful walking condition. Unfortunately I had a fungal nail infection & needed to have clear enough for the surgery to take place. I goggled for places that completed this treatment & chose the foot clinic in Darlington. From the first visit I knew I had chosen the right place. From the welcome at reception in to the clean clinical rooms, with experienced & knowledgeable staff, I felt my issue was in the right hands. The treatment & costs were fully explained as was the length of time it would take. My operation went ahead, & has made a difference to the quality of my life, meaning I can walk without pain, none of this would have been possible without the care I received from Ben, Nicola & Corrine. My last visit was tinged a bit with sadness as I had enjoyed my visits & chat with the staff, & looked upon them as friends. The treatment was as successful as I could have wished for, & equally the clinic has the most up to date treatments & equipment for many ailments. I was surprised at just how much they offer, from full gait assessments, to treating fungal nails..they do it all. I can not recommend this clinic & all that work there , highly enough. If you need anything these are the people to call.

Patricia Robinson

EXCELLENT. The PACT treatment really works and ended up costing less than the over-the-counter so called remedies from the chemist. The staff are lovely and the offices bright and clean. Couldn’t recommend it enough.

Pat Hamilton

We are here to help.

Our clinic is based in Darlington, Co. Durham, close to Middlesbrough and Stockton in Teesside/Cleveland and also a few minutes from North Yorkshire. We can be reached in under an hour from Leeds, York, Newcastle/Gateshead, Durham and Sunderland.

Frequently asked questions

How many treatment sessions do I need?
Most people need 4 to 6 treatment sessions. Ongoing monthly maintenance sessions may be required depending on individual circumstances.
How much does treatment cost?

A single session is £95, but where a block of 6 is required the cost is £495 (which is equivalent to £82.50 per session).

Do you offer treatment for Arthritis in the hands?

Yes, both machines can be used to treat Arthritis in the hands.