Making legs matter in a global pandemic

Making legs matter in a global pandemic - The impact of the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown on leg and foot health

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown on leg and foot health

COVID-19 has changed everything, but what has been the impact of this global pandemic on another silent yet growing health crisis – leg and foot conditions? Experts from the Legs Matter coalition share their thoughts on what changed and what needs to happen now to make sure that legs and feet are not forgotten.

We need to put legs and feet  back on the table

Leg and foot problems might have gone quiet but they haven’t gone away. And if people don’t get treated quickly, the problem only gets bigger. Join us in helping make sure that legs and feet aren’t forgotten.

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The following organisations helped shape this report:

Accelerate We have a clear vision at Accelerate – Our vision is to boldly transform chronic wound and lymphoedema care. And we do this by developing and increasing access to world-class treatments and thinking in chronic wound and lymphoedema care. We're based in East London but can accept national referrals from your GP / specialist to our world-class centre where we pioneer and trial experimental new treatments for chronic wounds, lymphoedema and mobility challenges.

Contact details
020 3819 6022
hello@acceleratecic.com
Find out more on the Accelerate website

The British Lymphology Society (BLS) is a dynamic and innovative body providing a strong professional voice and support for those involved in the care and treatment of people with lymphoedema and related lymphatic disorders, including lipoedema.

Contact details
01452 790178
info@thebls.com
Find out more on the British Lymphology Society website

College of Podiatry The College of Podiatry exists to ensure the public has access to high quality foot care delivered by qualified and regulated professionals.

Contact details
020 7234 8620
reception@scpod.org
Find out more on the College of Podiatry website

Foot in Diabetes UK Part of Diabetesonthenet.com Foot in Diabetes UK is an organisation dedicated to continuous improvement in the care and management of people with diabetic foot problems.

Contact details
020 3735 8244
info@diabetesonthenet.com
Find out more on the Foot in Diabetes UK website

The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation Promoting and supporting community based treatment, health promotion, education and ongoing care for people who are experiencing leg-related problems - including leg ulcers and other wound care issues.

Contact details
01473 749565
lynn.bullock@legclubfoundation.com
Find out more on the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation website

Tissue Viability Society (TVS) aims to provide expertise in wound management to all healthcare professionals.

Contact details
0845 527 6651
tvs@tvs.org.uk
Find out more on the Tissue Viability Society website