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A podiatrist is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), known also as a podiatric physician or surgeon, is qualified by their education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg.

What does a Podiatrist do?

  • Treats injuries as well as complications from ongoing health issues like diabetes
  • Removes calluses and corns
  • Provides patients with corrective orthotics
  • Provides hygienic and preventative maintenance care not related to an injury or illness

Please note that Idaho State University does not have a podiatry program, however Idaho State University is a great institution to attend for preparing to apply to podiatric medicine schools.

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