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podiatrist

Description

Code

2269.6

Description

Podiatrists are foot specialists who study foot physiology and pathology from a structural and functional standpoint. They assess, diagnose, and treat physical, sporting injuries, rehabilitation, medical and surgical problems of the foot and lower limb in their clinical practice. Podiatrists are active outside the clinical environment in research, medico-legal, and forensic activities. Podiatrists act within the scope of their podiatry training, experience, and regulating authority of their member country.

Alternative Labels

podiatrist

specialist in chiropody

expert in podiatry

expert podiatrist

chiropodist

specialist in podology

podiatric physician

specialist in podiatry

specialist podiatrist

specialist chiropodist

specialist podologist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: