Today’s podiatrist

A podiatrist is much more than a foot doctor. They perform surgery, treat complications resulting from diabetes and work with sports injuries.

The American Podiatric Medical Association has some good information about what a podiatrist does and how to know when you should see a podiatrist.

Here’s a great video showing what podiatrists do:

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