What is Podiatry?
Podiatry is the specialty of the Health Sciences dedicated to the study, research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the feet diseases.
What does a Podiatrist do?
A Podiatrist is a health care professional entitled with a professional certificate issued by the ACSS (Health System Central Administration), being qualified to diagnose and treat the foot disorders. The Podiatrist can guide the patient through the proper growth and development of children’s feet and gait; to prevent musculoskeletal injuries in different sports; to diagnose foot pathologies in order to enable an early treatment thus avoiding walking incapacity; to treat pain and to improve the patient’s quality of life.
Why should I see a Podiatrist?
The feet are complex anatomical structures, stabilizers, shock absorbers and propulsion engines; playing a crucial part in the health and in the general well-being, they require specialized care. Make sure you are being followed up by an ACSS-certified Podiatrist, prepared to treat your feet. Take care of your feet.
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