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podiatrist

 [po-di´ah-trist]
chiropodist; a specialist in podiatry.

po·di·a·trist

(pō-dī'ă-trist),
A practitioner of podiatry.
Synonym(s): chiropodist, podologist
[pod- + G. iatros, physician]

chiropodist

podiatrist

A person trained in podiatry, who, in the US, has graduated from a 4-year education program in podiatry following college or university education; podiatrists are examined and licensed by a state’s medical board, have a title of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), and diagnose and treat diseases of the feet by medicine or surgery.

po·di·a·trist

(pŏ-dī'ă-trist)
A practitioner of podiatry.
Synonym(s): chiropodist.
[pod- + G. iatros, physician]
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Joan says there is a shortage of chiropodists in Coventry and feels duty-bound for her patients' sake to continue.
Chiropodists advise on prevention of foot problems.
According to The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, shoes should have laces, straps, buckles or velcro to keep them in place.
I paid for an advert in the 2003-2004 Yellow Pages but was disappointed that the chiropractors section began immediately below a big advert for the Association of Western State Registered Chiropodists.
Just as most people who brush their teeth before visiting the dentist, most people wash their feet before visiting a chiropodist,' she says.
Ideally children should be wearing shoes that are foot shaped with extra space at the end and which are properly fitted, '' says Jeremy Harrison, a chiropodist for the past 40 years.
One dad is a very uptight chiropodist and the other just happens to be a CIA agent who is always dashing off on death- defying missions.
Podology has two full-time chiropodists and is taking on a receptionist and another part-time chiropodist.
He should always wear properly fitting shoes, wash and dry his feet daily, checking for small cuts, use a good moisturising cream on his feet, cut his nails carefully or visit a chiropodist regularly.
He was one of the pillars of Walsall and Sandwell Health Authority for many years, working as senior, area and district chiropodist - retiring in 1992 as both district chiropodist and chiropody services manager of Sandwell.
A hospital consultant, a diabetes specialist nurse, a chiropodist and a dietician will answer questions from the public.
The 41-year-old began offering a chiropody service, including home visits, from her private clinic in Boldon in 2004, after working within the NHS as a chiropodist for five years.