Severs disease or Calcaneal apophysitis in the heel is a common condition in kids and an entire show of the video livestream, PodChatLive was focused on the condition. PodChatLive is a live discussion stream that initially goes out through Facebook and is later on published to YouTube. The audio release is additionally released as a podcast for the common podcast platforms. With the livestream on calcaneal apophysitis, the two hosts, Craig Payne and Ian Griffiths spoke with Alicia James concerning the most up-to-date ideas on calcaneal apophysitis ( Severs disease). Alicia has finished a PhD on the condition therefore was obviously a good selection of expert. They outlined what is thought about the causes of the disorder and some of the more common remedies, particularly the role of knowledge and how to manage the objectives of the kid in addition to their parents. The condition is basically self limiting and always comes right on its own, so it is usually a case of managing lifestyle and sporting activities during that period.
Alicia James has worked in public multidisciplinary clinics assessing and treating childrens foot and lower leg conditions. Alicia is currently the Head of Podiatry at Peninsula Health and a podiatrist at Kingston Foot Clinic and Children’s Podiatry. She carries a very strong commitment to the podiatry profession, having earlier been a director on the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic) board and a past president of the Australian Podiatry Association (Vic) in addition to being a past chair of the Victorian Paediatric Podiatry Special Interest group. She was given the Jennifer O’Meara Award early in 2010 for her contributions. She is additionally a credentialed Paediatric Podiatrist as granted by the Australian Podiatry Council, being only one of the five podiatrists around Australia that have obtained this so far. Alicia was recently awarded her PhD for undertaking a sizable clinical study of treatment options for calcaneal apophysitis in children.
PodChatLive is the regular live for the regular interaction of Podiatrists and also other clinicians that can be involved. It is hosted by Craig Payne from Melbourne, Australia and Ian Griffiths from England, United Kingtom. The stream is broadcast live on Facebook after which is later modified and downloaded to YouTube so lots more people have access to it. Each episode includes a different guest or selection of guests to speak about a different subject each month. Requests are submitted live during the Facebook stream and answered live by the Craig and Ian and guests. The audio version is published as a PodCast on iTunes and also Spotify and the other usual podcast resources. They've acquired a significant following among podiatry practitioners that's growing. PodChatLive can be viewed as one of the ways by which podiatrists can get free qualified professional development hours or continuing medical learning credits.
Episode eighteen of the show looked over bicycling and podiatry and associated topics. The guests were the physical therapist, Robert Brown and the podiatrist , Nathan White. Rob Brown had been the previous head Physio for the Orica-GreenEdge professional cycling group and now specializes in bicycling analysis, injury and cycle fit. Nathan White has worked closely with numerous elite cyclists all over Australasia and is the co-founder with the tailor made orthoses business Cobra9 Cycling Orthotics. In the PodChatLive on bicycling they described exactly what a bike fit consists of and just how critical the bike fit would be to avoid injury and improve bicycling efficiency. They also discussed the prevalent foot problems cyclists present with and also the clinical thinking in regards to taking care of them. This was crucial due to the nature of the bicycling shoes and also the biomechanics of cycling which is so distinct to walking and running. They additionally had an deatailed discussion about the foot level interventions both inside the shoe (orthoses) and external to it (on the interface with the cleat/pedal).