Opportunities in the world of Podiatry
Podiatry…what’s it all about?
Podiatry is a brilliant career if you’re interested in science, biology, chemistry or medicine.
Especially if you are:
- A team player
- Keen to help others
Podiatrists provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and legs.
What does a podiatrist do?
‘A Podiatrist’s primary aim is to improve the mobility, independence and quality of life for their patients. Imagine how amazing that feels!’
Podiatrists specialise in the foot, ankle and leg, leading the patient care through the whole journey including prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Podiatrists work in a variety of places and can work with a team of people including doctors and nurses or on their own running their own business
13th June 2018
Did you know there’s a big link between podiatry and sports?! Podiatrists play a key role in injury prevention and the rehabilitation of patients with sports related lower limb injuries. Podiatrists work with patients from all levels of sporting ability from amateur to professional and also those who do it just for fun! Andrew Ayres […]
5th February 2018
Podiatry – A Golden Ticket Career Here is the first in our series of blogs “What I did with my podiatry degree” Private practitioner Emma Price explains how she came to choose podiatry as a career and what she’s achieved since graduating. “If I’m honest I was never sure what it was I wanted to […]
24th January 2018
An adventurous way to promote podiatry… Some podiatrists go to great lengths to promote the fantastic profession of podiatry. Read on to see how one team of podiatrists found themselves doing exactly that at Everest Base Camp! At the end of 2017 a team of podiatrists made the incredible trek to Everest Base Camp to […]
16th November 2017
Building Bridges in Liverpool So here we are at the 2017 College of Podiatry annual conference and today we saw podiatrists and podiatry students descend on Liverpool in vast numbers! The ACC in Liverpool is a fantastic conference venue and there was certainly an energetic buzz about the place this morning. Students from the 13 […]
19th August 2017
FANTASTIC – You’ve passed your Biology exams CONGRATULATIONS ! ! ! BUT what are you going to do with your new biology qualification? Stuck & not sure what’s next for you? Then take this quick quiz DO YOU WANT TO – Build on your biology knowledge and use it in a practical way? YES […]
11th August 2017
Podiatry – What Exactly is Podiatry ?? If you’ve never heard of podiatry, or maybe you have and just don’t realise how amazing it is, you need to find out more! There are still places available through clearing 2017 on podiatry courses, so be quick and you might just be one of the lucky ones […]
4th August 2017
Cardiff Student Natalie Pitman tells us what she loves about Cardiff and studying podiatry Canton, West Cardiff is now my home. From my front door to Llandaff campus is around a 20 minute walk, or I can get the number 1 bus if the Welsh weather is particularly ghastly! I tend to walk as I […]
3rd August 2017
Kate, a graduate from Cardiff tells us how she changed from a career in accountancy to a career in podiatry! After leaving school, I went to Newport University and undertook an Accountancy degree, not really what I wanted to do but seemed a good career choice at the time! After finishing the degree I started […]
26th July 2017
Graduates Stella Meadows and Stephanie Speight tell us how they both wanted to be physiotherapists but ended up studying podiatry at The University of Huddersfield. Stella’s story “I had originally applied to Huddersfield for the Physiotherapy degree, I was asked to join an open day for Podiatry, having no clue whatsoever what podiatry was all […]
25th July 2017
Ruby Yates, UEL podiatry graduate, tells us how she went through UCAS clearing to get her place to study podiatry and what she’s up to now. I had been travelling and working in Greece when I decided I wanted to return to study. After researching medical courses, I had my heart set on Podiatry, due […]