Anecdotes provide a good basis for learning about podiatry from alcohol, halitosis to cellulitis and amputation. In this 40 minute talk David Tollafield provides wide coverage from his 40 years experience.
Can we really be sure we’ve imparted all the information needed for informed decision making. The answer is probably not, and that is where books like this become important resources bridging the gap between the knowledge we can practically impart and the additional knowledge patients may be keen to possess before making a decision about their healthcare.’
Information about the condition of foot bump also known as tarsal boss can be confusing and patients want to know what they can do for themselves without a hard sell. Here are a few ideas together with a realistic view about what the internet says about the condition.
Spring – Autumn is a great time to do DIY for us all. The Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents or RoSPAas it is better known, publish statistics on all kinds of accidents. Feet tend not to be so well recorded, and as far as home is concerned, not so easy to tease out.
Material that exists on the subject of high heels appears to stretch back to the late 20th century and first decade of the 21st. There is no shortage of evidence which is written from every standpoint.
Its worth looking a little more at the science behind journalist reports.
It is unusual to have a questions asked about two conditions which suggested the respondent had done some research. ConsultingFootPain and Footlocker believe in good quality information free to access so I wrote a short article on this common problem, but introduce a new great source from Foot Education.
If you want to become a beta-reader find out more and download my guide.
While as a former podiatrist I dislike high heel shoes it was time to open this pandora box and take a new approach, one that women might not find so alien. As a foot health journalist, it is important to be objective so I wrote not one but two articles for my website.
'Myths & Facts Ingrowing Toenails'Myths and Facts surrounding Ingrowing Toenails could not have been better presented when Mark Walberg described his nail on national TV with Ellen DeGeneres. This was obviously that sort of condition that...
'DO YOU HATE THE LOOK OF YOUR FOOT AFTER AN AMPUTATION?''Have you had a foot amputation?'.IntroductionThe number of times a patient walked into my surgery and asked, 'can I have a new foot?' was a common occurrence. Perhaps this is no longer a...