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...
The Heel Spur myth

The Heel Spur myth

The spur and plantar fasciitis  Nothing has been so maligned than the heel spur myth in the cause of heel pain. This is something no doubt many professionals dealing with MSK have to consider. To radiology professionals, it seems pretty clear, as indicated in this...
Patients who mislead clinicians

Patients who mislead clinicians

Reflecting on lesson Learnt The subject of patients who mislead clinicians do is not intentional. However, being misdirected can cause delays in diagnosis. Dr Paul Stepanczuk is an experienced podiatric physician and surgeon from the USA, and today he shares a case of...
Treating a complaint called Freiberg’s

Treating a complaint called Freiberg’s

A metatarsal joint pain Freiberg’s infraction PART 2 Treating the complaint called Freiberg’s is is not particularly common. He continues the discussion around osteochondroses affecting the metatarsal heads. Often called metatarsalgia this condition is mainly...