The Football Stud and Soles

The Football Stud and Soles

Boot design and studs Podiatrist Trevor Prior agreed to write about the football stud and soles for ConsultingFootPain. Unlike him, I am not a passionate football enthusiast, but even I could not fail to be drawn in by the excitement and tension at this year’s Euro...
Chilblains and presenting features

Chilblains and presenting features

Medical challenges for podiatrists Chilblains and their presenting features might well appear in the infamous list of conditions associated with podiatry such as IGTN, hard skin, corns and bunions. Podiatry is a medically based profession and has been for over 50...
Falling Out with Employees

Falling Out with Employees

A case of Graduate employment disharmony Falling out with employees forms the basis of this article.  The narrative surrounds a case on a podiatry Facebook page where a new graduate was ‘let go’. Two crucial pieces of information came to the fore. First, the person...
Tales of educational development

Tales of educational development

Steroid Injections in Podiatry We love tales of educational development and it is a pleasure to welcome Ian Reilly to write for ConsultingFootPain (CFP) this month in this vein.  Of course, the use of steroid injections is not new and has been recorded elsewhere under...
Be a black box thinker

Be a black box thinker

Be a Black Box Thinker We should all be ‘a black box reflective thinker’ as part of our role as healthcare professionals. The main asset behind this idea is that reflection improves by working within a team. The idea of failure or making errors, especially...