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Podiatrist

Podiatrist: Introduction

Podiatry is the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders, diseases and injuries of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Podiatrists, also known as doctors of podiatric medicine (DPMs), treat ankle and foot injuries, deformities and infections including corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, bunions, heel spurs, arch problems, heal pain, and diabetes foot care.

Podiatrists use several techniques to evaluate and treat these problems including

Podiatrist

Podiatrist: A doctor who specializes in diagnoses and treats lower leg and foot problems.

Diseases or Medical Conditions Diagnosed or Treated by Podiatrist:

The following list of diseases or medical conditions are some (but not all) of the medical issues that may be treated by Podiatrist (medical specialist) or where a Podiatrist may be involved:

Medical Tests Performed or Analyzed by Podiatrist

The following list of medical tests or medical diagnostic procedures are some (but not all) that may be performed, prescribed or diagnosed by Podiatrist, ordered by Podiatrist, or where a Podiatrist may be involved in such tests:

  • Interpret foot x-rays
  • Interpret foot ultrasound
  • Assess blood tests

Medical treatments of Podiatrist

The following list of medical treatments or medical procedures are some (but not all) of the treatment activities that may be performed by Podiatrist, ordered by Podiatrist, or where a Podiatrist may be involved in such treatments:

  • Surgery
  • Reconstructive foot surgery
  • Bunion correction
  • Hammertoe correction
  • Neuroma removal
  • Removal of plantar wart
  • Laser ablation of plantar wart
  • Flatfoot correction
  • Heel spur removal
  • Foot fracture repair
  • Ankle fracture repair
  • Wedge resection of ingrown toenails

Medical Conditions List for Podiatrist

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