Podiatric diseases


Field of information which distinguishes different kinds of podiatric diseases and disorders regarding foot problems, injuries and maladies, and how to treat them by using conservative and surgical options.

Alternative labels

diseases related to the foot
foot conditions
podiatric disease
foot disorders
foot diseases

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Podiatric diseases is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Podiatry assistant: Podiatry assistants help the podiatrist by carrying out supportive tasks such as assisting in diagnosing and treating the disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet, advising people on foot care techniques and the importance of foot care for promoting better mobility and general well-being. They also perform small tasks such as cutting toe nails, applying plasters and general clerical duties.

Optional knowledge

Podiatric diseases is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Podiatric diseases – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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