What is a Chiropodist?

By: Jagdeep Takhar, Chiropodist, Jul 04, 2012
  Question

What education does a Chiropodist require?

A Chiropodist is a specialized health care provider.

A primary health care provider specialized in the treatment and management of foot, ankle and lower leg deformities and ailments. They would have completed post –graduate studies in the field of foot care and are regulated by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.

Jagdeep completed her Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto in Human Anatomy and Biology. She then proceeded to complete a graduate program in chiropody at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences.

Jagdeep is a Chiropodist licensed by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. In addition, she is a member of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists (OSC) and Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM). Her participation in these organizations has allowed her to expand her chiropodial/podiatric medicine knowledge through continuing education courses and forming community partnerships with health professionals. 

Jagdeep offers a full range of chiropodial/podiatric treatments with areas of expertise in diabetic foot care, biomechanics including custom foot orthotics, and soft tissue surgery at The Foot Clinic in Brampton, Ontario

You can also visit her website here