'Clinician Spotlight on - Afni Shah-Hamilton'Welcome to my latest podiatry author.Afni Shah-Hamilton is my latest podiatry author writing for Reflective Podiatric Practice with a unique interest in cancer and foot health. Her three mainstream...
Stretching. Does it work – a critical review of evidence? Would it surprise you to know that plantar fasciitis confuses the medical profession? The reason is simple. The complexity of diagnosis and treatment options... Accurate diagnosis & correct management...
A quick reference for surgical referral for the professional is provided to support talks on management of the bunion. The material is for reference and discussion in tutorial and professional talks and lectures on the subjects by qualified clinicians.
Thoughts and attitudes of the medical profession about patient’s accessing the internet for information are probed. A realistic view of the value, the dangers with some anecdotal experience from the author’s own family. This helps answer the question should we or should we not look things up for ourselves?
'Identity Branding'Welcome to 'Branding Podiatry' How is foothealth packaged in the UK? Now this is perhaps the question that needs to be asked if not addressed. Podiatry offers a good career and should be an inspiration, and yet lives in a...
Waging War on heel pain and fasciitis makes a very useful contribution to my Pain Series this month on ConsultingFootPain. We all seek reliable and trusted material. Footlocker aims to take foot health material, sometimes of dubious nature, and check it out for readers so that they know the value behind that information. The feature in this article covers heel pain also known, perhaps incorrectly as fasciitis. A free sheet on self-help is included at the end of the article.
This short article looks at common heel pain associated with fasciitis, repetitive heel pad strain, Sever’s disease and Haglund’s heel bump for adults and adolescents. Some self-help guidance is offered with reference to other sites.
A condition that causes pressure on top of the foot due to changes around the middle bones also know as the tarsus. Conditions associated with the bump include joint surface damage (arthrosis). Tendon or nerve pain that arise with the hard bone bump.
Introducing author and podiatrist Dr Ivan Bristow’s article for Clinician Portal on Consultingfootpain.co.uk
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