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Other Health Practitioners

Many other health practitioners other than medical doctors and dentists serve the American public. They go through various types of professional education, industry and governmental certification. Podiatrists are qualified to work on foot problems, while chiropractors manipulate the bones to enhance overall health. It is wise, when contemplating using one of these practitioners, to first get a full medical checkup from a physician to rule out the possibility of serious or life-threatening illness.

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