This brief article covers orthotics or orthoses providing tips about what you might expect when this form of treatment for your foot is recommended. Can you buy your own for example and what is a prescription? Who should you avoid when being sold an orthosis. Read this article by podiatrist and a former orthotic director without adverts and sales pitch.
Using painkillers for foot conditions has a value in many cases for limited periods. This first article is intended to help support the reader’s knowledge about the basic four medicines known as painkillers.
What does a podiatric surgeon do and how do we distinguish this profession that is now over 40 years old in the UK from podiatrists, doctors, medical surgeons and chiropodists. This brief article helps enquirers in the UK make that distinction.
I’m not sure about you but as time passes what we write and share on social media becomes ever more sensitive. Of course this has been partly associated with what has happened over comments about parts of society. This is a case history about a patient, her partner and a podiatrist writing about her experience. But then another podiatrist takes a different view. So what is right and what is wrong when it comes to writing on Facebook and other media?
Book Review – “Selling Foot Health as Podiatry” By Beverley Wright Inspiration comes in many forms and none more so when I was given the privilege of reviewing author David Tollafield’s new book “Selling Foot Health as Podiatry”. This book highlights learning the...
Take bruised heel. Relatively unknown if not poorly described. The condition is mixed up with other forms of heel pain such as plantar fasciitis. David, a podiatrist and keen user of the gym writes about his own heel pain and how to deal with it.
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My Autumn Newsfeed looks at the many articles with short comments about progress at ConsultingFootPain over the summer. Newsfeed involves all readers and is launched up to three times a year and includes a Podcast as an option.
David explains a solar damage on the face, his consultation and treatment during the Covid experience as part of a case history for the readership at consultingfootpain.co.uk
What are falls and who are the elderly? I watched my father fall! There was nothing I could do as I was too far ahead of him. We had just returned from our first meal out since Lockdown. This was also my first visit to see him as he lives nearly 200 miles away and he...