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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]
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chiropody

(kĭ-rŏp′ə-dē, shĭ-)
n.

chi·rop′o·dist n.
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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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chiropody

Podiatry, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

po·di·a·try

(pŏ-dī'ă-trē)
The health care specialty concerned with the diagnosis or medical, surgical, mechanical, physical, and adjunct treatment of the diseases, injuries, and defects of the human foot.
Synonym(s): chiropody, podiatric medicine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chiropody

A specialty supplementary to medicine devoted to the care of the feet and the treatment of minor foot complaints such as ingrowing toenails, bunions, plantar warts, foot strain, flat feet and the care of the feet of diabetics. In the United States, chiropody is known as podiatry, the other half of the activity being, perhaps, left to manicurists. From the Greek cheir , hand, and podos , foot.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

po·di·a·try

(pŏ-dī'ă-trē)
The health care specialty concerned with the human foot.
Synonym(s): chiropody.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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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).
The entrepreneur, 23, who started up Newcastle-based Absoleute (correct) Podiatry last year, has become visiting chiropodist for Northumberland baby accessory company Tommee Tippee.
The school's solicitor, John Jordan, said: 'It is the government, not the school, which is stopping graduates from calling themselves chiropodists, so an alternative name has had to be chosen.
(2006) World at work: Evidence based risk management of nail dust in chiropodists and podiatrists.
| Ruth Crowder is the Policy Officer for The College of Occupational Therapists in Wales, Philippa Ford is the Public Affairs and Policy Officer for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy in Wales and Richard Clark is the Policy Officer for the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists in Wales.
For everyday use, the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists recommends a thick heel height of 3cm.
GOODBYE TO SMELLY FEET The average pair of feet produces half a pint of sweat a day, according to the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, so it''s no wonder they smell.
Sybil and Fred have two sons, Ian and Adrian, who are both chiropodists.
Last week, the Sunday Mercury told how students paying up to pounds 2,500 to train as selfemployed chiropodists could be left with diplomas hardly worth the paper they are printed on.