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podiatry

 [po-di´ah-tre]
the specialized field dealing with the study and care of the foot, including its anatomy, pathology, medical and surgical treatment, and other aspects. adj., adj podiat´ric.

po·di·a·try

(pō-dī'ă-trē),
The specialty concerned with the diagnosis and/or medical, surgical, mechanical, physical, and adjunctive treatment of the diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot.
[pod- + G. iatreia, medical treatment]

podology

/po·dol·o·gy/ (pah-dol´ah-je) podiatry.

podiatry

The field of healthcare dedicated to understanding the anatomy, mechanics and pathology of the foot, and the diagnosis and treatment of its diseases
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It's now Podology healthcare for feet and Beautypod as we do all the usual beauty treatments as well as a range of different pedicures," says Laura, who took on a full-time receptionist in January.
MOVING UP: Laura Dicken at work at her foot care clinic, Podology in Saltburn, and, far left, with her children Alistair, 3, and Vivienne 18 months Picture by IAN COOPER
When premises in Milton Street, Saltburn, became available Laura, who is a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, opened her own clinic called Podology.
When premises in Milton Street, Saltburn, became available she opened Podology, a podiatry and chiropody clinic.