Podiatrist (422) Enlisted Personnel

Makes diagnoses and treats minor ailments of the feet of military personnel.
Removes corns, bunions, and treats similar defects. Massages feet and administers local anaesthetics or local antiseptics. Prescribes correct footwear. Does not amputate nor administer anaesthetics or drugs other than local.
Must have completed a course of study recommended by the Council of Education of the National Association of Chiropodists. Should hold a degree of Doctor of Surgical Chiropody (D.S.C.) from an accredited school of chiroppdy or podiatry.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Chiropodist