PodChatLive is a once weekly livestream created for educating Podiatrists and others who might be interested in a wide range of relevant themes. It goes live on Facebook and then is usually later on published to YouTube. Every live episode features a different guest or number of experts to talk about a distinctive subject every time. Issues are answered live by the hosts as well as the experts whilst in the live episode on Facebook. Also there is a audio version of the stream on iTunes in addition to Spotify and the other traditional podcast resources. They have got created a big following that is growing. The show can be considered one of many strategies podiatry practitioners can get free professional education credits.
Among the more popular newly released livestreams was speaking about the part of podiatry within football or soccer. In that stream they brought up the difficulties of the treatment of soccer teams, and also the numerous ‘hacks’ that will be often needed for designing foot orthotics for soccer footwear. There was also some conversation in regards to the usefulness of pre-season testing with the lower limb. There was in addition an essential discussion about the science of precisely how footwear work together with different surface types along with what role which will play in performance and injury risk. The show assembled quite an expert panel which include Dr Lindsay Hill who is a Sports Podiatrist who has worked with a consultant basis for a variety of premier group soccer teams in addition to being used by the Football Association as podiatrist to the England women’s football teams. There was in addition David Brown, who qualified as a Podiatrist in 2015 right after a 17 year career as a elite footballer as well as Athol Thomson, a Sports Podiatrist based at Aspetar in Qatar who's presently studying for his PhD and studying football boot-playing surface traction. The last expert was Trevor Prior, an expert Podiatric Surgeon who's substantial experience within professional football, having looked after many premier league teams.