Foot Therapy Essex Junction VT

There are many tools of the trade. They will assess your current health and specifically your medical problem. They can work in conjunction with other healthcare providers or independently; in most cases, you don’t need a referral to make an appointment with a PT.

Dr.David McGovern
(802) 859-3668
150 Kennedy Drive
South Burlington, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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David William McGovern, DPM
(802) 859-3668
150 Kennedy Dr.
South Burlington, VT
 
Michael J. Guerra, DPM
(802) 862-8666
Burlington Podiatry , 1540 Williston Rd.
South Burlington, VT
 
Dr.Peter Miller
(802) 388-1200
76 Court Street
Middlebury, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Frank Buggiani
(802) 773-8199
5 Commons Street
Rutland, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Hospital: Rrmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Stephen John Merena, DPM
(802) 879-7992
Champlain Valley Foot & Ankle , 55 Main St. #1
Essex Junction, VT
 
Nicholas Patrick Beahan, DPM
(802) 651-7600
150DorsetSt.,P.O.Box160
South Burlington, VT
 
Arnold Feldman, DPM
(856) 273-1138
(HOME)347MorganDr.
Shelburne, VT
 
Dr.Robert Rinaldi
(802) 728-7000
12 Shippee Ln
Sharon, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Hospital: Gifford
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Marc Sarnow
(518) 563-0570
195 Hospital Loop # 4
Montpelier, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Work your feet to wellness

Most of us have heard the term “physical therapy” before, but you may have some misconceptions about what it is. For starters, physical therapists - PTs - are professionals who, in most if not all states or provinces, must be licensed in the jurisdiction where they work. This licensing process will frequently require successfully completing board exams. And only people who have completed an undergraduate and/or master’s degree in physical therapy are eligible for licensing … all of which means that PTs are qualified medical professionals.

There are many tools of the trade. They will assess your current health and specifically your medical problem. They can work in conjunction with other healthcare providers or independently; in most cases, you don’t need a referral to make an appointment with a PT.

Their therapy recommendations may provide a cure for your condition, or they may only be able to help you live within limitations that cannot be overcome. They also have a role to play in helping you recover from medical procedures, such as surgery.

The actual mechanics of their work may include physical exercises, or movements, to strengthen muscles and improve joint stability, or make limbs more supple and flexible. Some PTs embrace so-called holistic healing methods (some are firmly grounded in science, while others are not; PTs who use alternative therapies - especially if it’s a large part of their treatment regimen - should probably not be your first choice). And classic sports medicine techniques, such as applying heat or cold massage, are also part of the PT’s toolbox.

There is an important point to make here, though: too many people are demanding that healthcare professionals “make” them well. They want treatment for all their aches and pains yet become offended when doctors or PTs suggest patients look at root causes, whether it’s poor nutrition, morbid obesity, dangerous lifestyle choices, or any number of...

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