This new edition should provide a bridge between traditional medical foot care in Germany and the recently created professional image of the podiatrist. The focus of the title lies in the practical application of a variety of podiatry techniques based on a wide range of basic podological knowledge. For better understanding of the individual treatment stages and the pathological changes abundantly documented with photographs and explained with diagrams. Foreign words are often explained in modern text and additionally explained in a small dictionary. The author combines the medical experience of his podiatry practice and his knowledge from the use of a wide variety of brace techniques with his experience as a medical chiropodist.