The concept of diagnosis

The concept of diagnosis

The pond functions as organs of the body The concept of diagnosis and problem solving seemed reasonable when applied to a plan of action in 2019 to renovate an old pond long ago silted and full of much rubble. I installed a cascade waterfall alongside, pumps and...
Plantar Fasciitis and Surgery

Plantar Fasciitis and Surgery

John’s four-month journey John was a 47-year-old patient who agreed to keep a diary after an operation on his chronic plantar fasciitis. Many reading this will shake their heads negatively – of course, this is not necessary as we can treat PF...
Why look after our feet?

Why look after our feet?

Because we need something at the end of our legs! Flippant yes! Why look after our feet? But then feet are important ends to the lower limb. They let us feel the ground, make walking smooth. Feet cushion every strike we make against the ground. They are a barometer...
Engineering versus Biomechanics

Engineering versus Biomechanics

A Reflective view Anyone who knows about bioengineering will appreciate the gap between clinical podiatric biomechanics and the purest theories relating to the science of kinematics and kinesiology. To simplify the ideas of physics, acting on the foot was an important...