What is forensic podiatry?
PodChatLive is a regular livestream on Facebook to provide educational content for the professional development of Podiatry practitioners as well as other health care professionals that can be interested in the themes that they cover. While the show goes out live on Facebook at first, it is after modified and uploaded to YouTube to reach a broader market. Each live episode features a different person or group of guests to talk about a distinctive topic every time. Inquiries are responded to live by the hosts and guests whilst in the live show on Facebook. Also, there is a audio version of each episode on iTunes and also Spotify and the other common podcast platforms. They've obtained a considerable following that keeps growing. PodChatLive is regarded as one of many ways that podiatrists can usually get free professional improvement hours or credits.
One of the more recent popular shows was the one on forensic podiatry. This is a relatively new part of podiatry and has now become a fundamental part of the forensic legal system is an illustration of how podiatrists are creating an impact outside of the typical part of clinical work. The key area that a forensic podiatrist specializes in are gait analysis, the wear on shoes, foot print investigation and the evidence which is left behind at crime scenes. Podiatrists working together with the police and present in court the skills both lawfully and with their podiatric experience to compliment the justice services. In the show of PodChatLive, the hosts spoke to Professor. Wesley Vernon, OBE and Mr Jeremy Walker. They covered a brief history of forensic podiatry and the way a podiatrist with an interest might think about getting involved. They talked about a typical day in the life of a forensic podiatrist, how they carry out an evaluation of shoes. Each guests brought up some of their more unforgettable cases.