Best Answer

A chiropodist is the English equivalent of a podiatrist - a practitioner who specializes in the care of the foot.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-03-09 07:59:46
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is a chiropodist?
Write your answer...
Related questions

What is the specialty of a chiropodist?

A Chiropodist or Podiatrist as they are often called is a specialist in all disorders of the foot and lower limb.

What actors and actresses appeared in The Chiropodist - 1921?

The cast of The Chiropodist - 1921 includes: Billy Franey

Is a chiropodist a doctor?

Not in UK

What is a antonym for podiatrist?


How do you become a chiropodist?

In order to become a Chiropodist - or Podiatrist as they are often called, you would need to complete a 3 year full-time university course. See The society of Chiropodist & podiatrists website for more information.

What is the difference between a podiatrist and a chiropodist?

Chiropodist is the British English version of podiatrist, which is the American English version of "foot doctor."

What is chiropody?

Dictionary. n the work of a chiropodist;podiatry chiropodist n a person who removes corns and treats other troubles of the feet;podiatrist

What part of the body does a chiropodist treat?


Who is someone who treats feet?

A chiropodist or podiatrist.

What part of the body is treated by a chiropodist?


What if you have a problem with your foot who do you gho to?

Problems with the feet can be diagnosed and treated by a Chiropodist / Podiatrist. A Chiropodist / Podiatrist specialises in all aspects of foot health, care and treatment.

Which part of the body would be treated by a chiropodist?


What is your occupation if you care for people's feet?

chiropodist or podiatrist

What are the skills required for one to become a chiropodist?

A chiropodist who is also known as a podiatrist is a medical professional like a physician dealing with medical problems related to the lower extremity of the body such as ankle and foot. To become a chiropodist, one should have skills of critical thinking, analysis, professionalism, management and communication.

What is the difference between chiropodist and podiatrist?

Nothing! There is no difference between a chiropodist and a podiatrist. The term chiropodist has been traditionally used in the UK, but the term podiatrist is recognised and used more internationally. Chiropodists in the UK are being referred to as podiatrists more and more and many people in the profession refer to themselves as both.

How do you pronounce chiropodist?

It is pronounced ker-rop-ow-dissed

Would a chiropodist be able to help with toenail fungus?


What part of the body does a chiropodist look after?

The lower limbs from pelvis to feet.

What is the name of a person who specializes in foot ailments that starts with c?


What doctor helps with disorders of the feet?

A podiatrist, a chiropodist, an orthopaedic surgeon.

What is treated by a chiropodist?

Chiropodist is another name for a podiatrist. In the UK a Chiropodist treats all conditions that maifest in the feet. Suitably trained Chiropodists can also treat conditions of the hands such as warts or thickened fingernails. Appropriately trained Chiropodists in UK can perform minor surgery for permanent correction of ingrowing toe nails and other nail problems.

What qualifications does a chiropodist need?

In UK an Honours degree in podiatry from a recognised university.

How do you get rid of thickened toenails?

I don't know but maybe see a chiropodist to find out.

What part of the body would a chiropodist treat?

The lower limbs from the pelvis down to the feet.

What kind of dr handles athlete feet?

a chiropodist, also known as a podiatrist or a 'foot doctor' :)