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Podiatry Information:Podiatry is a division of medicine focused on the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders in the foot, ankle and lower leg. Physicians in the field of podiatry are known as podiatrists and can concentrate on various specialties including surgery, sports medicine, biomechanics, geriatrics, pediatrics, orthopedics, or primary care.
Conditions or disorders of the foot and ankle treated by podiatrists may include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fractures, diabetic foot, athlete's foot, and many more.
Sub-specialties of podiatry include reconstructive rear foot and ankle surgery, diabetic limb salvage and wound care, podopediatrics, forensic podiatry, and sports medicine.