Podiatry Consortium targets physicians who treat ailments of the lower leg, ankles, and feet. They specialize is studying, diagnosing, treating, and providing prevention solutions for various problems and conditions associated with legs and feet. Podiatrists deal with problems such as leg, ankle, or foot pain, discomfort from connective or soft tissues, arthritic problems, foot deformities, formation of corns, warts, and bunions, removal of ingrown toenails, treat toenail fungus, treat skin issues of the feet, advise of proper footwear, and prescribe orthotics. To treat these problems they may prescribe drugs and physical therapy, set fractures, and perform surgery.
Podiatrists may have a private solo practices others form group practices with other podiatrists or health practitioners. Some specialize in surgery, orthopedics, primary care, or public health. Some podiatrists practice other specialties such as diabetic foot care, geriatrics, radiology, dermatology, pediatrics, or sports medicine.
Podiatrists who are in solo practices are responsible for running their businesses. They perform tasks such as employee hiring, bill paying, provide employee training, ordering supplies, medical billing, hiring maintenance professionals, and purchasing advertising space. They have an overall good business sense.
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Primary Podiatric Medicine
Public Medicine Podiatrist
Sports Medicine Podiatry
Podiatry professionals must express a high degree of empathy for others. In addition to medical and podiatry knowledge, they must also be strong in communication, leadership, organized, detail oriented, and critical thinking. Some podiatry service providers may work to promote general health by educating the public on warning signs and symptoms of foot or ankle problems.
These healthcare professionals are required to attend continuing education classes to maintain their certification, depending on where they practice. Many also belong to professional organizations to maintain professional credentials.
These seasoned professionals embrace healthcare with diversity, equity, and try to achieve a work/life balance. They look to achieve a deeper knowledge in their field. Also by using career advancement resources such as online continuing education or certificate programs, social networking sites to make personal and professional connections, attending trade shows, and networking at industry events, these professionals achieve a deeper knowledge in their field.
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