Podiatrists all start off their careers working in general clinics. This involves providing essential assessment, evaluation and foot care for a wide range of patients. Many of the patients have long-standing problems for which there is no cure. Podiatrists therefore play a big part in keeping these people mobile by preventative treatment and make a real difference to their lives.
Most podiatrists have some general practice work in their weekly rotas, but as time goes on they find areas of clinical practice they want to focus on for their future career development.
General treatment usually includes: