Mission Statement

To help protect the public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of those who practice podiatry in the state of Idaho.

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“Podiatry” means the diagnosis and mechanical, electrical, medical, physical and surgical treatment of ailments of the human foot and leg, and the casting of feet for the purpose of preparing or prescribing corrective appliances, prosthetics, and/or the making of custom shoes for corrective treatment. Podiatrists shall be limited in their practice to the human foot and leg. Podiatric surgical treatment is the surgical treatment of the foot and ankle and those soft tissue structures below the knee governing the function of the foot and ankle, but shall not include the amputation of the leg, surgery of the knee joint, surgery of the bony structures proximal to the distal half of the tibia, or the administration or monitoring of general anesthesia.

Podiatrists are regulated in Idaho and are required to be licensed.

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