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Podiatrist

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A podiatrist is a healthcare professional involved in the treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and sometimes even the knee, leg, and hip—a branch of healthcare known as podiatry.

The first-known podiatrists existed in ancient Egypt as can be seen by ...

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