What is a podiatrist?


Posted 10 Oct '19

What is a podiatrist?

A Podiatrist is a health professional specialising in the diagnosis,  treatment and management of conditions affecting the lower limb and feet! That’s right, we spend four years studying anatomy, biology, pharmacology, biomechanics and learning about conditions such as Diabetes and the effect that this has on the feet.

Why is it important to visit a Podiatrist?

Feet are the most used part of the body next to the head. They support you, they carry your weight and enable you to reach very important milestones in your life. Without them, life as we know it would be very different. Since feet are the furthest away from the human body, our feet often get overlooked and neglected. When you have a foot problem, it can have a huge impact your life and the saying “if our feet hurt we hurt all over” rings true.

A Podiatrist can ensure your feet are healthy using special chairside tests that measure circulation, nerve function and we can even let you know if your feet are in the correct position for your body.

We at Flawless Feet are a team of dedicated Podiatrists 100% committed to keeping your feet healthy. We will be providing you with regular blogs which include advice, information on common foot complaints, the latest research relating to footcare and new technology and answering many questions that you might have about feet and footwear.

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