PodChatLive is a regular live chat for the continuing education of Podiatry practitioners along with other health professionals considering the foot and lower limb. It is streamed live on Facebook then a edited edition is later published to YouTube. PodChatLive is hosted by Craig Payne from Melbournein Australia and Ian Griffiths from Englandin the United Kingdom. Every live episodes features a different guest or group of guests to go over a unique but related area each episode. Issues are generally responded during the live by the hosts and experts throughout the live episode on Facebook. You can find an audio version as a PodCast version of every single show available on iTunes and Spotify and the other common podcast web sites. They've created a significant following which continues growing. PodChatLive can be viewed as one of the ways through which podiatry practitioners are able to get free professional development points, hours or credits which is typically required to keep their clinical practice licensure.
In one of the popular shows they talked with the physical therapist, Seth O’Neil concerning Achilles tendinopathy. It was popular as Achilles tendinopathy is so common however is frequently inadequately managed and there are several aspects of it treatment which have been contentious as well as inadequately comprehended. The intention of the episode was to tackle these dilemmas. In this live they brought up whether this is an inflammatory issue or a degenerative problem or perhaps whether or not this could possibly be both. They talked about how he examines the posterior rearfoot discomfort clinically, that isn't always as a result of Achilles tendinopathy. He in addition offered his ideas on imaging appropriateness and timing as well as why isometrics probably are not the silver bullet to decrease your pain that so many market it as being. Seth also hypothesed on how advice and education really should in all probability out rank injection and shockwave treatments for being more effective for achilles tendon pain.