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PODIATRISTS (DPM) TRAINED IN THE STATES HAVE TO PRACTICE AS CHIROPODISTS IN ONTARIO

THE CHIROPRACTIC ACT WAS CREATED IN ONTARIO IN 1991.  THIS LEFT 2 CLASSES OF FOOT SPECIALISTS IN ONTARIO.  AMERICAN TRAINED PODIATRISTS WITH A DPM DEGREE AND CHIROPODISTS WHO ARE TRAINED AT THE MICHENER INSTITUTE IN TORONTO.  AFTER 1993 ANY AMERICAN TRAINED PODIATRIST HAD TO BE REGISTERED AS A CHIROPODIST AND PRACTICE AS A CHIROPODIST.  OUR FOOT CLINIC HAS JUST HIRED AN AMERICAN TRAINED PODIATRIST (DPM).  HE WILL BE REGISTERED AS A CHIROPODIST AND WILL HAVE TO BE REFERRED TO AS A CHIROPODIST IN OUR OFFICE.

 THE COLLEGE OF CHIROPODISTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ONTARIO PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND THE ONTARIO SOCIETY OF CHIROPODISTS ARE PRESENTLY WORKING TO HAVE THE PODIATRY MODEL IN ONTARIO.  ONTARIO IS THE ONLY JURISDICTION IN THE WORLD WHERE THERE ARE 2 CLASSES OF FOOT SPECIALISTS GOVERNED BY ONE COLLEGE.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. JOHN A. HARDY, OWNER OF ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS.

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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