One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The treatment of the feet and their ailments; chiropody.
- ‘As a practicing equine veterinarian, she hopes to specialize in equine sports medicine, podiatry, genetics or neurology.’
- ‘It has been marketed for applications in dentistry, gynecology and podiatry, as well as other medical applications.’
- ‘The Government will spend $1.4 million on new health services such as diabetes education, physiotherapy, counselling, audiology, podiatry and community health in eleven Mid West shires.’
- ‘Under the plan St Michael's Day Hospital would take podiatry (foot care), dentistry and family planning services.’
- ‘The centre will be home to seven GP surgeries, dental practices and other medical services, including podiatry, speech and language therapy and a pharmacy.’
- ‘And if findings from the United States bear up, fixing knee alignment, say with podiatry, could become a major industry.’
- ‘Wound management differs significantly from many other aspects of patient care that tend to be more specific to nursing, medicine, podiatry, or physical therapy.’
- ‘Services on offer include podiatry, speech and language facilities, audiology and hearing therapy, and family planning.’
- ‘It became the unit of choice with its core audience of dermatologists, surgeons, and veterinarians, while its use expanded into ENT, urology, podiatry, plastic surgery, and international markets.’
- ‘The head of podiatry at Selby and York Primary Care Trust, Robin Hull, said medical cases were assessed on individual needs.’
- ‘You're on your own when it comes to podiatry, and tarragon does have mild antifungal properties, something any well-traveled foot - modern or medieval - can appreciate.’
- ‘In the meantime, podiatry had developed within chiropody, as a specialized and more surgically ambitious area of bone surgery.’
- ‘Like podiatry and pyrotechnics, feeding the bears is best left to professionals.’
- ‘Surgical podiatry, vascular rehabilitation and footwear facilities required for diabetic patients are available at this service centre.’
- ‘If we lump things like podiatry and physical therapy together with medicine, and interior design and architecture with engineering, we come up with very few.’
- ‘In addition, patients can make appointments to see specialists in such fields as allergy, dermatology, gastroenterology, gynecology, immunology, liver disease, lung disease, and podiatry.’
- ‘It aims to group existing GP practices in a location which will allow the expansion of primary care services including mental health services, district nursing and health visiting, podiatry and minor operations.’
- ‘Doctors in what I like to call the ‘lifestyle professions’, such as dermatology or podiatry, are also quite vocal about the uselessness of free samples.’
- ‘It has consulting rooms for all five GPs plus space for travel clinics, physiotherapy, podiatry, counselling and family clinics.’
- ‘The Manningham centre will also provide rehabilitation, intermediate care beds and services like podiatry, speech and language therapy and dentistry.’
Early 20th century: from Greek pous, pod- ‘foot’ + iatros ‘physician’.
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