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What is a Podiatrist?

Learn more about podiatrists and how they can help improve your well-being.

This article is about the podiatric medical profession practitioners. For lower limb care, see Podiatry. Occupation Names Podiatric Physician Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Specialty Medicine, podiatric medicine, sports medicine, endocrinology, orthopedic surgery, dermatology, radiology, biomechanics, rheumatology, neurology Description Competencies The science of medicine, surgical skills, biomechanics, ethics, critical thinking, analytical skills, professionalism, management skills, and communication skills.

What is a Podiatrist? | Education & Professional Development | APMA

A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon, qualified by his or her education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg.

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Do You Need to See a Podiatrist?

Updated December 29, 2014. Many times the problems in your feet and ankles go away with time, rest, ice, anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) and shoegear changes. Sometimes those problems won't go away, and that's when you probably need a podiatrist's help and expertise.

Know Before You Go: The Podiatrist

by Rebecca Pruthi, DPM Frequently, conditions of the feet may go unnoticed as it may be one of the more neglected body parts. Additionally, patients may delay a trip to the doctor if they don't feel "prepared" for their first podiatry visit. Here is short list of some dos and don'ts before seeing your friendly foot doctor.