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What are the differences between chiropracters, osteopaths, physiotherapists, chiropodists and podiatrists?

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Dr. Lloyd Armstrong
Podiatry 22 years experience
Different w overlap: Chiropodists are foot and ankle technicians, while podiatrists are foot and ankle physicians. Chiropractors are more into whole body functioning with body adjustments and manipulations, with no surgery nor prescription medication. Psyiotherapists are another term for physical therapists who rehab injuries. Osteopaths have become similar to MDs and are physicians that have manipulation expertis

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