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The term chiropodist is usually known by most people to mean an individual that works on the feet.

The word 'Chiropodist' comes from CHIRO - from the Greek for hand, and PODOS- from the Greek for foot.

The word 'Podiatrist' comes from POD - from the Greek for foot.

The title of Chiropodist has been in use because the 1700's. A Mr David Low first used the title around 1785. He was an Inn keeper and half time corn cutter. Using this title helped to raise his status in much the identical way that the title of Dentist has finished for Dentists'.

This title has definitely helped to lift the occupation and Fußpflege Herrsching make it widely identified to the public that if they want their ft handled they need to go to a correctly trained professional.

The titles Chiropodist and Podiatrist at the moment are protected below the health professions order of 2003; making it a legal offence to use the titles if an individual is not on the HPC register. The HPC licence have to be renewed each couple of years and the health care skilled must undergo regular continuous skilled development (CPD). This helps the well being care skilled preserve up to date within their chosen profession. And provides the general public confidence within the professional that they are utilizing the freshest methods available. The length of training now could be a three-four years Degree course at a recognised University.

It's usually accepted that the Chiropodist undertake remedy and diagnosis of situations regarding the foot and lower limb. Most people are given to grasp that the Chiropodist treats nails, corns, callus verrucas and offers glorious palliative care. Whilst this is actually true the scope of follow of the modern day professional is far wider than it was even ten to twenty years ago. The career now contains Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Podiatric Acupuncture, minor surgical procedure and even full decrease limb surgical procedure for the more advanced Surgical Podiatrist. The occupation is advancing rapidly.

Resulting from this advancement in the profession and wider scope of practice the title Podiatrist is far more heavily in use nowadays. The title Podiatrist originally got here from the USA where it is in vast use. It's now becoming very popular here in the UK. Most new University graduates tend to make use of the title Podiatrist moderately than Chiropodist. This helps to raise the occupation once again much in the identical means that Chiropodist helped to make the career develop into extensively accepted all through the world.

The Well being Professions Council has not drawn a distinction between the titles Chiropodist or Podiatrist, both title or each can be utilized by the trained well being care professional.

Within the profession it is widely turning into accepted that Chiropody is used for palliative foot care and Podiatry is used for more advanced work such as minor surgery. However this isn't at all times the case.

It is potential that as the occupation moves forward over the following decade that the title of Chiropodist will fall into disuse. This would be a disgrace as individuals within the career have fought long and hard to have Chiropodist and Podiatrist turn into protected titles and make it the well revered occupation it's today.

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