While it may not be a word heard so often as others, pedorthics is what keeps us all on our feet, quite literally. And while pedorthics, or footcare was once a well known trade, the industry has become more tight-knit, but also more specialized. So what is a pedorthis?
What is pedorthics?
Pedorthics is an orthopedic practice involving the maintenance and treatment of certain conditions of the feet. In pedorthics, the care of the foot including the ankles and other lower extremities, is maintained with pedorthic devices.
What are pedorthic devices?
What is a Pedorthist?
A pedorthist is someone who applies their knowledge of pedorthics to take a personalized and unique approach to any feety situation. There is a science to pedorthics that only they understand, and although some home remedies may help your foot pain, a pedorthist has the ability to completely remove that pain from your foot.
What does a pedorthist do?
- Prescribes pedorthic prescriptions
- Fabricates pedorthic devices
- Adjusts pedorthic devics
- Tailors shoes and socks
- Personalizes orthotics
The job of a pedorthist is very dynamic. Depending on clientele, the he or she may be dealing with many different foot conditions.
What can a pedorthist help with?
- Foot pain
- Ankle pain
Among many other conditions that require more unique treatments. Pedorthists proved nonsurgical aid to promote mobility, comfortability, and ease when walking, or taking part in everyday life.
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