Chiropody

Chiropody

The profession of Chiropody/Podiatry involves the act of assessing and treating lower limb and foot conditions.  The Chiropodist and Podiatry terms are interchangeable, and encompass the only regulated professionals in regards to the treatment and assessment of foot conditions. 

At Rapids Family Health Team our Chiropodist/Podiatrist services includes, but is not limited to: lower limb, foot, and ankle injuries (sports medicine); biomechanical assessments, orthotics and footwear; dermatological and nail care; soft-tissue surgeries; nail surgeries; arch pain; diabetic consultation/treatment; prescriptions for NSAID’s, antibiotics, and/or antifungals; pharmacological care and injections; compression stockings; and treatment using therapeutic modalities (TENS, ultrasound. Etc.)

 

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