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, science concerned with disorders, diseases, and deformities of the feet, also called chiropody. Podiatrists treat such common conditions as bunions, corns and calluses, and ingrown toenails.
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Although this theory is unproven, one argument is that because the foot wasn't designed to constantly walk on a level surface, the ball of the toe is slightly lower than the rest of the foot (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists 2006).
CHIROPODIST Kate Waldren is making child's play of her foot therapy business.
I WENT to a chiropodist for treatment and she cut my foot by mistake.
The result is that current students of the school, and some already qualified, will not be able to call themselves chiropodists at the end of their courses.
Guidelines on the use of podiatric nail drills (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists 2000) identify that under The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent legal regulations, e.
Initially, the tool is being used by occupational therapists, physiotherapists, chiropodists and podiatrists but all AHPs will be able to use it once they can demonstrate skill competence and expertise in using such a report.
And, according to the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, if worn frequently, they can even increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis.
The lack of heel and strap means they should only be worn for short periods, according to the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.
But the summer doesn''t have to be scary if you start looking after your feet, says the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.
Sybil and Fred have two sons, Ian and Adrian, who are both chiropodists.