Podiatry is a field of medicine almost unknown in Poland. It is the study of defects, distortion and dysfunction of the foot. The name comes from the Greek podos - foot and Logos - science. Podiatrist helps people who often do not know the cause of their suffering and pain are actually diseases of their own feet.
Podiatrist detects the lesions on the feet and carry out the appropriate treatment or refer you to an appropriate specialist. This will allow early detection of any impending threats and so that the patient can be referred to the appropriate medical specialist which increases the chances of stopping further pathological changes, not only in the foot.
Podiatrist is prepared to provide professional service for high-risk patients, such as diabetes, hemophilia or rheumatism. The consultant will provide guidance regarding foot care and the use of specialized cosmetics. He has expertise in the use of basic pharmaceutical products and prosthetics for vulnerable feet with the help of special bandages and orthoses.