Foot care specialist

The Differences Between Foot Care Specialists

One of the most common questions we receive from new patients is “What is a Pedorthist?” This question is usually followed by another – “Would that not be the same thing as a Podiatrist or a Chiropodist?” While there is some overlap in the services these various foot care specialists offer, Pedorthists, Podiatrists and Chiropodists are quite distinct. Podiatry & Chiropody A Podiatrist is qualified to perform foot assessment, as well as skin and nail care procedures on the subcutaneous tissues of the foot. They are also able to perform surgical procedures involving bone. Chiropody is a branch of Podiatry. A Chiropodist is qualified...

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