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What qualifications do I need to be a Podiatrist?
Podiatrists or Chiropodists (they are the same thing) look after everything to do with feet!
Feet are really important to everyone as we use them to walk and podiatrists are really useful in helping people with all sorts of problems eg, ingrowing toenails, verrucae, corns, callouses and bunions. Feet are linked to the body by our legs, so you won't just study the feet in isolation, but look at how the foot works in relation to the whole body, as this can affect all kinds of things to do with our feet.
Degree or further educational requirement
How long will it take to get qualified?
There are an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 podiatrists in the UK.
Typical salary - £25,000 - £35,000