What is a Chiropodist

Scope of Practice


Chiropodists  are regulated foot professionals educated exclusively in the assessment and treatment of over 300 different types of foot disorders. Chiropodists undergo extensive training of up to seven or eight years of post-secondary school training.

The scope of practice for these practitioners include the treatment of bony foot deformities, subcutaneous lesions, corns/callous/warts, nail conditions & biomechanical dysfunctions.

Chiropodists  are foot care providers whose scope of practice includes the provision of orthotics: "The practice of Chiropody is the assessment of the foot by therapeutic, orthotic or palliative means."