Is there a difference between a chiropodist and a podiatrist?

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In the UK there is no difference between the term Chiropodist and Podiatrist. Chiropodists and Podiatrists, deal with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the lower limb and are qualified to treat people with arthritis, diabetes, nail surgery and sports injuries. Here at Podiatry Plus Scotland all our Podiatrists hold a degree in Podiatry from Queen Margaret University and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

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