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Everything To Know About Podiatry

PODIÄ„TRY A "Feet"-ing Trend FUN FOOT FACTS bones in your body 26 BONES 19 MUSCLES 33 JOINTS 107 LIGAMENTS APPROXIMATELY 75% OF AMERICANS WILL 250,000 000 EXPERIENCE FOOT PROBLEMS SWEAT GLANDS IN A PAIR Women have about four times as many foot problems as men OF FEET Lifelong patterns of wearing high heels often are the culprit AN AVERAGE PERSON SHOULD AIM TO TAKE 8,000 TO 10,000 STEPS A DAY MEDICAL FOOT FACTS To avoid Ingrowns, trim your nails PLANTAR WARTS straight across with clippers are caused by a virus which may invade the sole of the foot through cuts and breaks in the skin Leave them slighty longer than the tips of your toes of the U.S. population has an average of 19% FOOT PROBLEMS Your feet tend to swell a little during the day, and it's best to buy shoes to fit them then percentages by major types of foot and ankle problems Podiatric Physicians provide treatment for: 5% 5% 5% Foot infections, like athlete's foot, 82% 65% other fungal infections, and warts corn & callus toenail Ingrown toenails or other toenail problems problems problems 43% 46% Corns or calluses 63% Foot injuries, bunions, flat feet or bunion deformities flat feet fallen arches problems PODIATRY FACTS & STATISTICS There are about and they receive more than 13,320 DOCTORS 60,000,000 VISITS/YEAR of podiatric medicine actively in practice from people with any number of foot ailments IN UNITED STATES PATIENTS WITH FOOT PROBLEMS THAT VISIT EXPERTS PER YEAR 7.1 7 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.0 PHYSICAL ALL THERAPISTS PODIATRIC ORTHOPEDIC OSTEOPATHIC OTHER & PHYSICIANS PHYSICIANS PHYSICIANS PHYSICIANS OTHERS of Podiatric Physicians are affiliated with preferred provider organizations 81% 21% Health Maintenance Academic Organizations Institutions 87% 52% 12% insurance companies, utilization review firms, or peer review organizations. Nursing Homes of Podiatric They have an average of 58% Physicians are in solo practice 3 EMPLOYEES EMPLOYMENT ESTIMATE & MEAN WAGE ESTIMATES FOR THIS OCCUPATION Employment Mean Mean Employment RSE hourly wage annual wage Wage RSE 9,090 3.2% $63.69 $132,470 2.0% INUSTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF EMPLOYMENT IN THIS OCCUPATION % of industry Hourly Annual mean Industry Employment employment mean wage wage Offices of other 6,620 0.92 $63.45 $131,980 health practitioners Offices of Physicians 1,170 0.05 $75.76 $157,590 Federal Executive 690 0.03 $49.82 $103,620 Branch General Medical & 370 0.01 $53.93 $112,170 Surgical Hospitals Outpatient care 140 0.02 $68.57 $142,620 centers Advanced odiatry Marc Katz, DPM www.thetampapodiatrist.com http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291081.htm http://ipma.net/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=15 U.S. POPULATION No. of visits

Everything To Know About Podiatry

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Learn more about your feet and the profession that helps people with their common feet problems - Podiatrists!

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