What is Podiatry?

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg. In some parts of Canada the situation is legislatively stratified between the U.S. and British systems. For instance, in some provinces like British Columbia and Alberta, the standards are the same Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) level as in the United States. Quebec, too, has recently changed to the DPM level of training. Also in Quebec, in 2004, Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres started the first program of Podiatric Medicine in Canada. Read More