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Podiatrists

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A podiatrist is a specialized doctor who diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions of the foot, ankle and leg. In other words, a podiatrist is a "foot doctor." In this category you can ask questions about this profession including the education required to become a podiatrist and average salary.
For this. you first need to do a 5 year MBBS course in a registered  medical college, followed by a 3 year course of post graduation in  pediatrics.
It depends on the school you choose to go to. Including the first 4 years of college and then medical school with no scholarships or grants it can range from $150,000 to $250,000 and even $300,000. You better work hard because a lot is at stake. It also depend upon your ability, might be you take 5...
$50-100,000 depending on your school / University
Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg
In order to be eligible for Health Professions Council registration and, therefore, employment within the NHS and to be accepted as a member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists you need to undertake a recognised course of study. There are 13 schools across the country that offer full-time...
i would say if it was your toes then yes, but if it hurts when you walk on it you should probably go to the doctor
Since each school may have different requirements let me answer the question this way. To get into Podiatry school you need to take the MCAT. The classes you need to take to do well on the MCAT include:General Chemistry (2 semesters or 3 quarters) +labOrganic Chemistry (2 semesters or 3 quarters) +...
  While you would need to complete surgical training in order to become a medical doctor who specializes in podiatry, you can choose not to perform surgery in your practice.
== Answer ==   After 4 years of undergraduate study (though some podiatry schools have joint programs with local universities that allow you to attend podiatry school after 3 years of undergrad), you will need to attend an accredited School of Podiatric Medicine for 4 years, pass board...
The median annual earnings of salaried podiatrists were $94,870 in 2002, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The middle 50 percent earned between $62,500 and $139,230 a year. According to a survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association, median net income for all podiatrists...
In order to be eligible for Health Professions Council registration and, therefore, employment within the NHS and to be accepted as a member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists you need to undertake a recognised course of study. There are 13 schools across the country that offer full-time...
A very good foot health service is Foot Angel. They have clinics in Havant & Chichester and carry out home visits throughout West Sussex & East Hampshire.
The Foot Angel foot health clinic operates in partnership Echoes Community Care Ltd and are located in the centre of Havant. All common foot ailments are treated ie, corns, callus (hard skin), verruca, fungal nail infection, diabetic feet treated, nail problems, thickened nails, ingrown nails etc...
A podiatrist has to undergo a lengthy process to become qualified.
Yes, Podiatrists are real doctors, but not exactly the same as some other medical specialties. Instead of getting an MD or DO degree (the two types of fully licensed physicians recognized in the US), they have a DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) degree. Like dentists, podiatrists are incredibly...
In UK a podiatrist can work in private practice or in the National Health Service
A Chiropodist or Podiatrist as they are often called is a  specialist in all disorders of the foot and lower limb.
A Podiatrist looks after the human foot
Answer . Prospective podiatrists must earn a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) degree from an accredited podiatry school. There are only six accredited programs in America. Students can apply to podiatry schools after completing at least 90 credit hours of undergraduate study and taking the...
According to their Web site, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average paramedic makes $30,360 per year.
Podiatrist will study, diagnos, and treat of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower leg.
Ask the home bound assigned nurse about such questions. If you don't get an answer, ask again. If...then the primary physician. And so on. You might get an answer the first time. If not, find out what the Medicare guidelines are...they're available, in print, on the internet. Don't give up. Finally,...
    Talons are the claws of a bird of prey.tiercel is the feet'Tiercel' is not the feet!A tiercel is the name given by falconers to a male bird - because it is about a third smaller than the female.
If you put baby powder on your feet once or twice a day or if you  put on deodorant specifically for your feet once or twice a day. If  your shoes smell try putting dryer sheets in your shoes overnight  or until you like the results. Hope this helps!
Podiatrists must be licensed, requiring 3 to 4 years of undergraduate education, the completion of a 4-year podiatric college program, and passing scores on national and State examinations.. Education and training. Prerequisites for admission to a college of podiatric medicine include the...
  Chiropodist is the British English version of podiatrist, which is the American English version of "foot doctor."
Your family doctor can prescribe a round of antifungals like Sporonox or Lamisil, or you can see a dermatologist if you have a really bad infection.
  You know, there is a website related to this: http://www.linkexpats.com you can get in there and ask expats how their life is.
A single visit costs $75.00 here in Canada.
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  == Schooling ==   Podiatrists specialize in medical care of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. They must have a doctor of podiatric medicine (D.P.M.) degree from a college of podiatric medicine. Podiatrists are sometimes referred to as foot doctors, foot and ankle surgeons, or podiatric...
The main reason is that the dead skin cells from your heel and arch  fall off easily and create a stench. Also, the straightening in  your foot covers a larger area, and the sweat glands inside your  foot become more active because of the concentrated heat in the  shoe. They then release more...
Yes, but so can heart conditions, such as congestive heart failure. I'm not a doctor, but my dad suffered from a swollen foot then it led to both feet. He showed every doctor he saw including his cardiologist and they didn't think it was a big deal. Two years go by he wakes up one night unable to...
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Scope practice for podiatrist; Podiatry deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. The conditions podiatrists treat include those resulting from bone and joint disorders such as arthritis and soft-tissue and...
Podiatrist is pronounced po·di·a·trist  (puh-dahy-uh-trist).
Yes, but a podiatrist's scope of practice is defined state by state. In most, if not all states, podiatrists cannot prescribe medication for systemic diseases (insulin for diabetes, beta blockers for hypertension, etc) because their scope of practice is limited to local manifestations of systemic...
Inflammation of the Achilles tendon is called Achilles tendinitis (also spelled tendonitis). -itis is the medical term for inflammation. Or, you may be looking for "plantar fasciitis", which can be caused by stress from a tight Achilles tendon. This is often most noticed in the morning upon first...
You can fix overpronation by buying and wearing shoes that have less of an arch.
  == Answer ==   not as much as lipo-suckers and plastic surgeons, but right about up there if u have charisma and know which shoulders to rub. Ball park, between $100,000 and $1,000,000 a year.
A chiropodist is the English equivalent of a podiatrist - a practitioner who specializes in the care of the foot.
The physicians most intimately familiar with the human appendix are gastroenterologists and general surgeons.
Podiatrists have special training to work on feet.
In UK Podiatrists can only prescribe if they have done additional training and hold a POM certificate (Prescription Only Medicines Certificate)
Problems involving the humerus, ie the bone of the upper arm, are diagnosed and treated by orthopedic surgeons. An orthopedist is a medical doctor (MD) trained in the care of the entire musculoskeletal system. Specifically, an orthopedist with advanced fellowship training in problems of the upper...
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Fellowship of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
It's genetics. people get hair in random places from their genes. Don't try to shave it, as it will only grow back thicker. If it really bothers you I'd use nair or wax it.
In medical terms, a person who works with feet is a podiatrist. Of course, your question as phrased could also be about ballet dancers. They work with their feet. There is also a martial art based on kick boxing.
Not really a question but, if you are concerned about the procedure, you should seek the opinion of a second doctor.
There are a few main differences that distinguish orthopedic  surgeons focusing on foot and ankle and podiatrists.    Education: After completing their undergraduate  degree, students have to decide if they attend medical school and  earn their M.D./D.O. or attend podiatric school and earn...
Some do, most doctors wear a white coat. I guess it depends on the office.
Podiatrists are associated with the care of feet and ankles. If one had foot paint or discomfort, then seeing a podiatrist would be a logical first step towards relief.
  no, there is actuall a medical breakthrough as of 2011 from a harvard graduate, it states that if you soak the affected area with pork fried rice for up to an hour a day for a four day regiment, it will get rid of the wart completely. it has to do with how the sodium in the rice from the meal...
  == Answer ==   That person is called a cartographer
Podiatrists specialize in the care of feet. They are doctors with specializations in the bone structure, muscular structure and care of feet and are able to diagnose and treat foot problems.
i think it more senseficate
Quite often shoes themselves only provide adequate arch support, but are often accentuated by inserts. The best shoes currently are running or cross training shoes designed for movement and activity.
If one wants a career as a podiatrist, one will need to attend an additional 4 years of schooling. The first two years will be focusing on the sciences, and the last two years will be focusing on didactic, clinical, and hospital externship experience.
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To protect their clothes from staining of blood..
A podiatrist is a doctor who specializes in feet. Most  podiatrists work with children as well as adult patients.    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in treating  children.
The central axis of the foot goes through the talus.
You would put cold packs on your foot. If you are able to take  anti-inflammatories, they may also be helpful.
Doctor of Chiropody. years ago, podiatrists were known as Chiropodists in the USA. They received the degree of D.C. (Doctor of Chiropody). 50-60 years ago the degree that is received was changed to D.P.M. (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine). This is the degree that Podiatrists receive today.
On average it takes 3 years . In scotland 4 years if doing honnors. Usually studied at University rather than collage.
on average, its 22,000-26,000 a year at podiatry school. So, 4 years times that equals about 100,000. That's just just for tuition. +Room and board and books, transportation.Thus, roughly about 125,000 dollars to become a podiatrist.!!!
  == Answer ==     http://www.feetforlife.org/careers/scope.html  
It sounds like you have a fungal or bacterial infection. A doctor  can prescribe oral or topical (cream) medication.
It's a legal term to describe a separate legal entity - Professional Association . It's a form of incorporating a group of professionals, such as physicians, or dentists, or attorneys, or accountants to allow the individuals protection from lawsuits.
The difference between a podiatrist and pediatrician are the  functions and type of doctors they are. Podiatrists treat all  problems connected to the feet, whereas, Pediatricians treat  children from infancy to the age of eighteen. Podiatrists are not  medical doctors, they are doctors of...
anywhere where you can meet an African American rich guy, so you can quit podiatry!!
  my guess is about 200,000 a year
This is a difficult question to answer as no-one really know what a "Foot health Practitioner" is. This is because, unlike "Chiropody" and "Podiatry" it is not a Protected Title and can be used by anyone regardless of training levels.So anyone can set up and offer "footcare services" and use this...
  == Answer ==     A Podiatrist is a foot doctor. People who are having problems with ligaments and bones in their feet would go to one.
to show they are clean
A podiatrist is a kind of doctor that specialises in treating problems with feet and could be called a foot doctor.
The ICD-10 codes are:    M79.671 - Pain in right foot.  M79.672 - Pain in left foot.  
All disorders of the lower limbs and feet
Podiatrist practice in the disorder and maintenance of feet.   Your feet
All MD's are licensed to treat the foot. All podiatrists are licensed to treat the foot. Any one that is licensed to treat the foot can treat the foot. If an MD is treating the foot they are not allowed to call themselves a DPM but an MD. The public should be aware of the credentials of an MD. Why...