About Us

Your Specialist Lower Limb and Podiatry Care Team

Established in 1998, The Exeter Clinic provides expert Podiatry care, biomechanical assessments and gait analysis; with the prescription of orthotics and rehabilitation including the use of radial shock wave therapy to help manage injuries and biomechanical abnormalities. Our services include management of ingrowing toenails including nail surgery under local anaesthetic, pioneering verruca treatments using ‘Swift’ microwave therapy and fungal nail treatment using cold laser technology.

HCPC Registration

Ensure you put your health first and don’t risk anything less with The Exeter Clinic. The HCPC is a UK regulatory body that protects the interests of patients. Confusion over titles, qualifications and letters after a “practitioners” name can be easily overcome by ensuring you only use HCPC registered Podiatrists.

Mission & Vision

Our Vision

To develop a centre of excellence for lower limb and Podiatry Care in the South West of England.

Our Mission

To provide world class service and lower limb health solutions, using cutting edge technology through ongoing education and development, enabling people to reach their potential.

Our Team Values

  • Provide a world class service
  • Value knowledge, listen and grow
  • Innovate, be the expert, embrace change, be the solution
  • Respect one another and have fun
  • Be accountable, open and transparent
  • Make a daily contribution to the success of the clinic

Interested in joining our team? Please see our current vacancies

In the UK the HCPC regulate 16 Healthcare professions :

  • Arts therapists
  • Biomedical Scientists
  • Chiropodists / podiatrists
  • Clinical scientists
  • Dietitians
  • Hearing aid dispensers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Operating department practitioners
  • Orthoptists
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Practitioner psychologists
  • Prosthetists / orthotists
  • Radiographers
  • Social workers in England
  • Speech and language therapists


David Piper

David qualified from the University of Plymouth as a State Registered Podiatrist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatry. Initially working in Gloucester followed by three years with the NHS in Chard and Ilminster, Somerset, before developing the foundations of The Exeter Clinic in 1998. David is also the Chairman for the Devon Branch of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.

Practice Manager

Nicola Piper

Nicola is The Exeter Clinic Practice Manager and is front of house to help with your enquiries regarding treatments and appointments. Nicola came to The Exeter Clinic from a career in the beauty industry and is an expert in helping ensure you get the right information, with her focus on providing you with the best possible customer service.



Jo gained her Podiatry degree from Cardiff Metropolitan University in South Wales. She has worked within the private sector, gaining experience with a wide-ranging patient demographic, including those with diabetes, dementia, and Autistic spectrum disorders. Jo has a particular interest in nail surgery, fungal infections, and verrucae along with musculoskeletal conditions. In her spare time, Jo likes to go coastal walking, listen to classical music, play the piano and is learning the cello.



Pola graduated with a first-class BSc degree in Podiatry from the University of Southampton and joined The Exeter Clinic team in December 2020. Pola has worked as a podiatrist in private practice and in the NHS, gaining a wide variety of experience. She has a keen interest in all aspects of Podiatric Medicine and research. In 2019, Pola published research in the British Journal of Rheumatology. In her spare time, Pola is a keen runner and enjoys walks on Dartmoor.

Sports and Exercise Specialist


Graduating from the University of Birmingham 2021 with a sports and exercise science degree, Emily has a passion for rehabilitation, especially utilising physical activity, and biomechanics. In her spare time, Emily enjoys rock climbing, white water kayaking and triathlons.

Front of Service


Emily joined The Exeter Clinic team in April 2019. Emily trained as a beauty therapist and theatrical makeup specialist from Exeter College. Before joining the team, Emily worked for a leading cosmetics company in Exeter.

In Emily’s spare time, she loves relaxing, eating out, and exploring new eateries in our great city of Exeter.

Front of Service


Rosie joined the Front of Service in 2021 and comes from a creative background in textiles and sewing.

In her spare time, she enjoys exploring beaches and looking after her animals.

Get in touch with us

For foot treatments by qualified HCPC registered podiatrists in Exeter, come to The Exeter Clinic today, or call our podiatry care team on the number below and make an appointment.

01392 217333

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