Podiatry Arena

Socioprofessional category determines sick leave duration after bunion surgery

September 2, 2014

Influence of socioprofessional category on the duration of sick leave after hallux surgery.

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The power of the Placebo

September 1, 2014

Have a look at this program, amazing, not that placebo’s work, we all know they have an effect. But the fact that with full knowledge, that the recipient knew they were given a placebo…they still worked? A red placebo best to treat pain and a blue is better placebo for anxiety and larger the better

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Compliance, consent and responsibility.

August 31, 2014

The case of the missing youngster who was taken from a UK hospital by his parents where he was undergoing Rx for a brain tumour raises a number of interesting questions for both the medical professions and the judiciary. http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2…rnational-hunt The boy was under the case of the oncology unit at Southampton General and there appears to be some conflict between the medics and the parents which was unresolved. The parents removed the boy from the hospital before travelling to Spain where they had a second home and from there they intended to travel to the Czech Republic to have proton beam therapy, which can have some advantages over conventional radiotherapy, especially in children.

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How many runners who think they don’t heel strike actually do?

August 31, 2014

In the context of a previous post on foot strike pattern in a marathon… 94% were heel strikers and there was a statistically significant difference between the foot strike classification and race rank, with the forefoot strikers ranking ahead of the split strikers (asymmetry between left and right) who ranked ahead of the midfoot strikers who ranked ahead of the heel strikers.

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The Metatarso-sesamoid Joint

August 30, 2014

The Metatarsosesamoid Joint: An In Vitro 3D Quantitative Assessment Bilal Jamal, Anand Pillai, Quentin Fogg, Senthil Kumar Foot and Ankle Surgery; Available online 29 August 2014 Quote: Highlights •Our goal was to quantitatively define the excursion of the sesamoids.

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Less foot injuries in rural Ethiopian school children wearing shoes

August 30, 2014

Use of footwear and foot condition among rural Ethiopian school children Emi Watanabe, Colleen M. McBride, Abebayehu Tora, Desta A

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Unusual skin lesion advice

August 30, 2014

Hello. Initially, I had a patient visit me 9 months ago with a really unusual lesion

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Sever’s disease complicated with osteomyelitis

August 29, 2014

Sever’s disease complicated with osteomyelitis. Mustapić M, Borić I, Lepur D, Zadravec D, Visković K

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Start up in a GP clinic or allied health clinic?

August 29, 2014

Hi all, Long time visitor, first time poster. I’m a fairly recent graduate and I’ve decided to take the plunge to start my own business, however I’m unsure whether to rent a room in an allied health practice or try get into a medical centre with GP’s

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Open day

August 29, 2014

The day prior to IPS 14, Thursday 11th of September, SLA(Shoe Lasts Australia) & Bilby shoes will both be having an open day. Booking essential please.

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