Definitions

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  • n. A health care practitioner who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of foot ailments.

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  • n. a specialist in care for the feet

Etymologies

From podiatry +‎ -ist. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However, visiting a podiatric physician, also known as a podiatrist, as soon as foot pain is experienced drastically improves the chance of finding a solution for heel pain.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Good evening ladies and gentlemen, good evening kids of all ages, good evening my exwives and my wife and prospective wives, good evening some of my own children out there in the audience, good evening my lawyer, my agent, my accountant, good evening my recordlabel execs, good evening my podiatrist (who just last Thursday she told me that my onychauxis it had developed into onychogryphosis, had a professional trim my nails) ....

    Experimental Fiction

  • Howard Hughes first caught sight of Jane in 1940 she was working as a receptionist in a Van Nuys podiatrist's office and signed her to a seven-year contract.

    Danny Miller: Jane Russell, Right-Wing Republican and Good Ol' Gal (1921-2011)

  • Philadelphia podiatrist Warren Joseph, who is a consultant for Nomir and a former consultant for PinPointe, says: "I think it is a really interesting, viable alternative but I want to see published data."

    Fungus Got Your Toes? Zap It

  • New Jersey podiatrist Anas Khoury, who has no affiliation with any laser company, says he has been using Nomir's Noveon laser for toenails for about four months and says it works in about 80% of his patients.

    Fungus Got Your Toes? Zap It

  • If you have pain that is chronic and severe, or a long-term bunion progresses rapidly with increasing pain, discuss surgery with an orthopedist or podiatrist.

    Get relief from bunion pain without surgery

  • He was sent to a podiatrist to have it removed, and later was overcharged hundreds of dollars for what he describes as a minor procedureinvolving a pliers-like tool, some antiseptic and a Band-Aid.

    Pliers, some antiseptic, a Band-Aid, and the medical bill

  • A podiatrist performing partial toenail removals was among 21 indicted in Detroit.

    111 Charged In Medicare Scams Worth $225 Million

  • The podiatrist billed Medicare for 20 nail removals on three toes of one patient, according to the indictment.

    111 Charged In Medicare Scams Worth $225 Million

  • But a long and slow increase in long runs is generally safer than a quick escalation, says Stephen Pribut , a Washington, D.C., podiatrist, marathoner and past president of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.

    Who Quits Before Race Day?

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