Podiatrists look after the health of people’s feet by diagnosing, treating and preventing foot abnormalities and educating the public about good foot health. The job duties of a podiatrist include examining patients’ feel to diagnose any disorders or infections and decide on appropriate treatment, advise on foot health and the prevention of foot disorders or perform surgical procedures on feet.
Podiatrist may specialise in occupational health or with general medical conditions that result in foot and leg problems.
To become a podiatrist you usually have to complete a degree in podiatry at University level. Registration or licensing is required.