Our future aim is to set up a podiatry practice in Manchester / Trafford / Salford / Cheshire. We do not currently offer podiatry services, so please click this link if you what to find a podiatrist. We will, however, be able to offer all aspects of podiatric treatment in due course! In the meantime, we have set up the podiatrist clinic website in order to provide helpful information about ailments of the feet, knees and ankles, podiatric treatments that are currently available, advice about healthcare for the lower limbs and information about the role of the podiatrist. We shall also provide information for podiatrists such as podiatry research news and advice about podiatry equipment, for example our Podiatry Dust Extraction Drill Review!
Are you a podiatrist looking for employment? Please visit our page of podiatry jobs.
PodiatristClinic.co.uk is dedicated to providing up to date information on podiatry, including current podiatric research, new diagnostic procedures, advances in podiatry treatments and techniques, innovation in podiatry equipment design and clinical / healthcare procedure.
The most commonly asked question about Podiatry and Chiropody is:
In the UK podiatry is simply the new name for chiropody. The name was changed to podiatry in 1993 as it's the international recognised name for a foot specialist and also as it's slightly more appropriate; 'podiatry' refers just to feet while 'chiropody' refers to both feet and hands.
Podiatry Pages, 2008.
Podiatry is not just about cutting toenails! Podiatrists are
with the care and treatment of all aspects of the feet, ankles, knees
and lower limbs.
Podiatry (also known as chiropody) is the diagnosis and treatment by podiatrists (chiropodists) of diseases and other disorders of the feet. Podiatrists are highly skilled health professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and active, relieve pain and treat infections.
The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, 2009. Foot health
information, Common problems.
Podiatrists work to improve the mobility, independence and the quality of life for their patients by providing preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and lower limbs.
The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, 2009. Careers in
Below are tips for keeping your feet healthy, provided by the Federation of International Podiatrists:
For more information about looking after your feet, please see our frequently asked podiatry questions Footcare FAQs page.