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Synonyms for chiropody

the branch of medicine concerned with the feet

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It's important this done by a registered podiatrist or chiropodist as methods used, such as freezing with liquid nitrogen, could cause scarring if used incorrectly.
Chiropodists usually earn PS21,388-PS27,901, rising to PS40,588 for team leader positions, and higher still for private practice practitioners.
A quarter of women wear high heels every day or "frequently", a poll for the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists found.
The term hallux valgus (sometimes known as hallux abducto valgus) refers therefore to 'an enlargement of bone or tissue around the metatarsal phalangeal joint at the base of the big toe' (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists 2006).
Many chiropodists do home visits but work visits are something else.
Yet they provide important clues to the state of our health, according to the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists which launches Feet For Life month in June to make people aware of the importance of foot care.
This would be difficult as chiropodists, when removing bunions, for example, are required to use sharp instruments.
Four weeks ago, the Sunday Mercury told how students paying up to pounds 2,500 to train as self-employed chiropodists could be left with virtually-worthless diplomas.
The stoppage, involving physiotherapists, social workers, child care workers, chiropodists and therapists, has disrupted medical services throughout Ireland.
1983) reported that chiropodists demonstrated a greater commonality for restricted lung disease than other sedentary workers.
HEALTH professionals including physiotherapists, chiropodists and podiatrists in Wales have new powers to prescribe medicines to patients, the Welsh Government announced today.
Commercial units and community facilities would potentially include a children's nursery, and accommodation for a number of local businesses who have expressed interest into expanding into the area, such as hairdressers, beauticians and chiropodists.
The AHP Advisory Fitness for Work Report is a tool which can be used by allied health professions (AHPs) such as occupational therapists, physiotherapists, chiropodists and podiatrists to assist in assessment and management of people's fitness for work.
A prescription is created with colleagues, such as doctors, physiotherapists, chiropodists and orthotic technicians, and they'll then design the orthosis.