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."