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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PODIATRISTS AND CHIROPODISTS

AT THE PRESENT TIME IN ONTARIO THERE ARE LESS THAN 60 PRACTICING PODIATRIST AND WELL OVER 500 CHIROPODISTS.THEIR NUMBERS CONTINUE TO DIMINISH AS THE NUMBER OF CHIROPODISTS IS INCREASING.  PODIATRISTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CALL THEMSELVES DOCTORS AS CHIROPRACTORS, DENTISTS AND MEDICAL DOCTORS ARE.  PODIATRISTS USUALLY HAVE HAD ONE MORE YEAR OF POST SECONDARY SCHOOL THAN CHIROPODIST,  PODIATRISTS ARE ALLOWED TO PERFORM SURGERY OF THE BONE WHEREAS CHIROPODISTS IN ONTARIO CAN ONLY PERFORM SURGERY OF SOFT TISSUE SUCH AS MUSCLES, TENDONS AND NAILS.  THERE ARE BOTH LICENSED TO PRESCRIBE PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY YOUR TORONTO FOOT SPECIALIST AND TORONTO CHIROPODIST, MARZ HARDY, D.Ch., B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE AND THE TEAM FROM ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTICS CLINIC.

416-465-8737

Toronto, ON Chiropodist Academy Foot and Orthotic

752 BROADVIEW AVENUE Toronto, ON M4K 2P1 

Across from the Broadview Subway Professional  Family  Foot  Care

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