Chiropody Program highlights

Chiropody is a branch of medical science that involves the assessment and management of foot and lower limb disorders: this includes the management of a wide variety of disorders, injuries and local manifestations of systemic conditions.

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Why Chiropody at The Michener Institute?

Michener has the only English-speaking Chiropody program in Canada, and has a working Chiropody Clinic on campus for students to treat patients under the supervision of licensed Chiropodists who are also Michener Faculty.

What is a Chiropodist?

The role of the Chiropodist is to maintain and improve patient mobility, to alleviate foot pain, provide health education and thereby improving one’s quality of life.   A Chiropodist provides care to a diverse range of patients and can specialize in the following areas:

  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Sport Injuries
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Rheumatology
  • Biomechanical Assessment and Gait Analysis
  • Podiatric Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Wound Care

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How to become a Chiropodist?

Chiropody is a regulated health profession; to work as a Chiropodist in Ontario, you must be registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. Graduates are eligible to write the College’s provincial registration exams.