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 to take their first steps into a caring, innovative and inspiring career in podiatry.
A podiatrists primary aim is to improve mobility, independence and the quality of life for their patients – Imagine how amazing that feels! Podiatrists provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and legs. The scope of practice is huge!
Some of the areas you could find yourself working in are:
- A professional sports team
- Running your own private practice
- Part of a team with other health professionals
- NHS hospitals and clinics
- Lecturer in a university
- In research
- For a trade organisation
The list goes on, and the choice is yours!
Take a look at the rest of our website and check out some of our videos and see for yourself!
THERE’S A LOT MORE TO PODIATRY THAN YOU MIGHT THINK
As with most jobs, there is a lot more to it than most people realise. Podiatrists may start off in general clinics after they first graduate, but many soon choose specific areas of practice, that particularly interests them.
- Wound care
- Sports injuries
- Nail surgery
- Paediatric biomechanics
There are still places available through Clearing 2017 !
Now you know a little bit more about podiatry, why not explore a little further and then contact one of the podiatry schools and see if you are lucky enough to secure a place to start this September.
A number of podiatry schools still have places left which will be available through clearing 2017 so don’t let the grass grow under your feet use our interactive map for details of all of the podiatry schools
Don’t just take our word for it…
Current students and recent graduates are the best people to talk to if you think podiatry might be for you. Read our student and graduate blogs for yourself. It may just help you make the best career decision of your life!
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Until next time
The Podiatry Careers Team