from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody.
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- n. ,(medicine) chiropody
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- n. the branch of medicine concerned with the feet
The term "podiatry," referring exclusively to foot care, was substituted for the older, tarnished term "chiropody," which included hand care as well.
Cuts that were proposed yet prevented included: â€¢ Directly denying low-income parents who work Medi-Cal coverage (resulting in 440,000 uninsured over three years) â€¢ Eliminating various benefits for 2.5 million adults on Medi-Cal, such as podiatry, eye doctors, dental and other vital services.
- Provides a much broader range of services vital to an aging population including prescriptions, vision, hearing, dental, fitness, mental health, and alternative health benefits such as podiatry and chiropractic services.
Provides a much broader range of services vital to an aging population including prescriptions, vision, hearing, dental, fitness, mental health, and alternative health benefits such as podiatry and chiropractic services.
Lorenzo will be used across 31 community services such as podiatry, speech and language therapists and district nursing.
"podiatry" and inserting in place thereof the words: —, on the effective date of this act, shall have permanent status under chapter thirty-one of the Greneral Laws, subject to passing a qualifying examina - tion to be given by the division of civil service 12,720 00
Some of our leg clubs already have an input from other services, such as podiatry and nutrition. "
Of the 188 different practices and chains that received the first batch of payments in May, 23 were podiatry practices, or about 12 percent -- even though podiatrists make up only about 1.5 percent of Medicare physicians and practitioners.
Of the 188 different practices and hospital chains receiving payments, 23 were podiatry practices, or about 12 percent.
"Had we been given the opportunity, I think we could have said that our patients are as acute and bring as severe medical problems as podiatry patients," said Al Guida, a lobbyist for behavioral health interests.
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