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...
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...
Professional Clinical Resources

Professional Clinical Resources

Professional Clinical Resources Independent prescribing and continuous professional development for podiatrists Professional clinical resources are vital for the demands imposed on all clinical practitioners. Several authors in podiatry have authored professional...
Challenging NHS Evidence

Challenging NHS Evidence

Podiatric data collected by ‘podiatry’ versus NHS Digital  Challenging NHS Evidence is important, especially when decisions have to be made about future service investment. Nothing can be more important at this time when waiting times, already before the...
Writing to a GP about your patient

Writing to a GP about your patient

How to undertake the best referral  Writing a letter to your GP about your patient is not just a skill but a requirement. An effective referral letter from you to the GP can open doors for both patient and yourself. Taught as a student, it was part of my expectation...