One week clinics to improve foot-care of locals begin Monday

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 15TH 2012 (CUOPM) – In an exercise to complete their residency for a Bachelor of Science, Podology (BSc Pod) degree, some 40 doctors, nurses, aestheticians and pedicurists, along with the NASP graduating class of 2012,will bring their wealth of expertise to St. Kitts.

Staff and students of the North American School of Podology (NASP) will be offering free foot care to locals this week in clinics at the Old Boy’s School on Victoria Road, Basseterre from 9:00am-12:00 noon and 2:00- 4:30pm.

Under the leadership of NASP Founder, Dr. Katharin von Gavel – PhD; BSc Pod; DNM; DCh; the unique programme will provide professional foot-care to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, “who are in dire need of leading-edge, professional foot-care.”

“The renowned late Dr. (Jaime) Astaphan was instrumental in bringing the NASP team to St. Kitts in 2007 and the tremendous success of our programme, which has literally improved the feet of hundreds of Kittitians, has kept us coming back,” said Dr. von Gavel.

The NASP graduating class of 2012 will be offering four days of hands-on clinic, to help locals with skin and nail related foot problems from January 16-19.

The foot-care professionals and students will provide foot care for Diabetics and a host of other severe foot-related skin and nail conditions, including extreme rough and dry skin, painful cracked heels, severely thickened toenails.

In addition to this, the KvG Group and Foot logix Pediceuticals® will be providing all necessary products and supplies, again with no charge to all recipients.

The first 100 people treated will also receive a free gift.

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