‘Footlocker Publications’

Welcome to ‘Footlocker Publications’.

Footlocker has been running since 2014. My first post was about Jo, a patient of mine who I had operated on for a bunion. These posts are articles and provide light touch comment about foot health directed at lay readers. As with all these publications, the idea is to make material available to patients freely from the pen of a former podiatric (foot) specialist. Articles are updated where necessary and may not have the original date of publication. Click onto the links overlying the subject material. If you have a burning question why not write to me and maybe I can write something for you? If you want more material you can always try Clinician Portal (see the top of the landing page) where the language contains more medical terminology and evidence. If you are a registered UK podiatrist or have ‘friends status’ contact me at davidt@busypencilcase.com and arrange for the closed access articles – Reflective Podiatric Practice.

If you want a little more substance I can now offer 2 patient books available from Amazon.co.uk and .com as e-readers and paperback versions. Morton’s Neuroma. Podiatrist Turned Patient. My Journey, and Bunion, Hallux valgus. Behind the scenes. Both include heaps of self-help information and how to avoid surgery before discussing surgery and what to expect.

Published in Footlocker


Where does foot pain come from? 
Why should we look after our feet?
Launching my new website
My first healthcare post (article)
Jo’s Journey experience from surgery
Writing a patient diary

Factsheets, general information and conditions:

Burning Pain Avoid Surgery
What can I do to help myself? (with videos)
Patient Feedback on Bunions with surgery bias
The Bunion Hallux Valgus No.1
Stiff toe joint pain No.3
Bunion surgery the best age?
Introduction to fact sheets
What should you ask from a fact sheet?
Winter is coming again!
What do rams and rhinos have in common with feet

Foot Health and the examination of the foot

Footwear series:

Sandal crazy this summer
Old shoe, new shoe
Footwear can be tricky
Acupressure points on insoles. Another choice for foot pain

Special articles & Issues

Feet and The Great War issue November 2018
Break a Leg! April 2019
Pain and the foot. Part 1  May 2019
Pain and the Foot Part 2 June 2019

Location of Pain (Simple Guide)

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