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Foot health practioneers do they offer a good health service to the public?
16 doctors weighed in

8 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
Google the american podiatric medicine association (apma) you'll find more information on the role a podiatrist plays in public health.

In brief: Yes!
Google the american podiatric medicine association (apma) you'll find more information on the role a podiatrist plays in public health.
Dr. Christopher Pappas
Dr. Christopher Pappas
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Dr. Stanley Weiss
Internal Medicine - Oncology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes!
And there is a podiatrics section within the american public health association that is very active.

In brief: Yes!
And there is a podiatrics section within the american public health association that is very active.
Dr. Stanley Weiss
Dr. Stanley Weiss
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Dr. Karl Mangold
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
4 doctors agree
In brief: Of Course
Fixing foot problems prevents disability, keeping people active, healthy, and productive for longer. Diabetic foot care helps prevent amputation and other complications that have a great cost burden on the health care system. Foot specialists also are trained to recognize systemic diseases that often show early symptoms in the extremities.

In brief: Of Course
Fixing foot problems prevents disability, keeping people active, healthy, and productive for longer. Diabetic foot care helps prevent amputation and other complications that have a great cost burden on the health care system. Foot specialists also are trained to recognize systemic diseases that often show early symptoms in the extremities.
Dr. Karl Mangold
Dr. Karl Mangold
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3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The best example is treatment of diabetics with foot problems.
Proper foot care prevents amputation.

In brief: Yes
The best example is treatment of diabetics with foot problems.
Proper foot care prevents amputation.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
In brief: Absolutely
Most people will have foot problems at some point in their lifetime.
Having a doctor that understands the foot and how it functions is important. As the saying goes, "if your feet hurt, you hurt all over". Dr l.

In brief: Absolutely
Most people will have foot problems at some point in their lifetime.
Having a doctor that understands the foot and how it functions is important. As the saying goes, "if your feet hurt, you hurt all over". Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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