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Chiropody involves the assessment and treatment of foot and lower limb disorders. This includes the management injuries and local manifestations of systemic conditions.
What is a chiropodist?
Foot deformities, injuries and infections limit your mobility, and can have a negative impact on your knees, hips, and other parts of your body. A chiropodist is aprimary care professional who specializes in the assessment, management and prevention of the diseases and disorders of the foot, both chronic and acute.
Your chiropodist will help maintain and improve your mobility, alleviate pain, provide foot health education and improve your overall quality of life.
Chiropodists provide care for a diverse range of patients, and may specialize in any of the following areas:
- Diabetic Care
- Sports Injuries
- Podiatric Soft Tissue Surgery
- Wound Care
- Biomechanical & Gait Analysis