What is Podiatry
Podiatry is a branch of medicine that focuses on the foot, ankle, and related structures in the leg. A podiatrist is a physician and surgeon who specializes in podiatric medicine.
Why Should I See a Podiatrist?
The feet serve numerous purposes. They help contribute to our daily activities, such as walking, running, and even standing. They also serve as stabilizers, and shock absorbers for the rest of the body. Due to the complex and dynamic nature of the feet, they require expert care from a trained and specialized doctor.
Indications for Podiatric Referral
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Wounds and ulcers
- Corns, calluses and warts
- Structural problems