What is Podiatry?

Podiatrists are practitioners that are dedicated to foot care, and treating a large scope of foot ailments, which affect patients of all ages. A podiatrist can assist with these common foot problems, and other more complex issues that you may have with your feet:

  • Sports injuries relating to the feet (biomechanical injuries)
  • Running and sports shoes
  • Corns and callus
  • Toenail problems
  • Foot skin conditions
  • Foot pain
  • Diabetic foot evaluation and care
  • ‘Pins and needles’ in the feet
  • Foot care during pregnancy
  • Geriatric foot care
  • Appropriate shoe selection
  • Foot odour

Interested in Podiatry as a career?
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