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Podiatry improves your health

Podiatry students assess their clients’ movement, and the structures and function of their lower limbs.

Following the examination, clients receive a podiatry diagnosis and a plan that will improve their foot health. To make such a plan and to recommend therapies, the students

  • make note of any skin and nail problems
  • assess any pains and footwear used
  • examine posture
  • gait and the function of joints and muscles.

Podiatry services include

  • foot health inspection
  • self-care guidance
  • treatment of skin and nail problems
  • making and follow-up of individual exercise programme
  • making of toe orthoses and individual insoles
  • and manual therapy of joints and muscles.
Submitted on 22.1.2020 - 15:34