Episode 81 with Nadia Dembskey [Chilblains and ‘COVID Toes’]

Episode 81 with Nadia Dembskey [Chilblains and ‘COVID Toes’]

The second part of our chilblains double-header focused on these skin manifestations alongside the current global pandemic, specifically the chilblains (ie COVID toes), and what the changing and emerging evidence is telling us (currently). We were joined by Nadia Dembskey, who obtained her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Johannesburg, sits on the […]

Episode 78 with Paul Ingraham [Stretching]

Episode 78 with Paul Ingraham [Stretching]

Paul Ingraham is a Vancouver science journalist and creator of PainScience.com, a website about the science of pain, injury, treatment, and rehab with about a million monthly readers. In this episode he discussed the reasons people ritualistically stretch (beliefs about flexibility, injury reduction, improving performance etc) and the whether the scientific literature backs them up. […]

Episode 73 with the Foot in Diabetes (UK) [COVID-19 Amputation Prevention Pathway]

Episode 73 with the Foot in Diabetes (UK) [COVID-19 Amputation Prevention Pathway]

Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) have recently developed a COVID-19 Amputation Prevention Pathway with the goal of getting all Podiatrists and lower limb clinicians comfortable and confident calling out the two biggest risks for immediate amputation – severe infection and ischaemia – to help triage skills and knowing when to generate urgent referral requests. We […]

Episode 71 on COVID-19 Professional Body Responses

Episode 71 on COVID-19 Professional Body Responses

In this episode we welcomed Steve Jamieson (CEO of the College of Podiatry, UK) and Nello Marino (CEO of the Australian Podiatry Association) to discuss the strange and unprecedented situation we have all found ourself in in recent times due to the current global pandemic. We discussed what their daily lives currently look like, how […]

Episode 70 with Sharon Rees [Pharmacology]

Episode 70 with Sharon Rees [Pharmacology]

In this episode we talked to Dr Sharon Rees who is an Associate Professor in Therapeutics & Prescribing at London South Bank University, and began her career as a Podiatrist. She clarifies the difference between administering, supplying and prescribing drugs, talks through the list of drugs accessible via the POM certificate most graduate Podiatrists hold […]

Episode 68 with Talysha Reeve [Exercise Rehab]

Episode 68 with Talysha Reeve [Exercise Rehab]

In this episode we talked with Talysha Reeve about the considerations Podiatrists should have when providing rehabilitation clinically, how important clinical reasoning is, and whether “just getting strong” was good enough. We also covered the pragmatic approach to rehab in the real world; talking through biopsychosocial considerations, patient adherence, behaviour change and how well rehabilitation […]