What is the difference between a chiropodist and podiatrist?

This question i get asked everyday...

Podiatry has developed from its origins in chiropody to become a medical specialty dealing with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the lower limb.

A podiatrist primary aim is to improve the mobility, independence and quality of foot health for our patients. We are autonomous healthcare professionals who deliver preventative, palliative, bio mechanical, pharmacological and surgical intervention for the lower limb problems.