Dr Jörg Stöbel, a German Board-qualified Podiatrist who for two decades has been based in the UAE, estimates that as many as 60 per cent of children are suffering from the condition ‘Valgus foot’.
Research from the DFA, QUT and the Wound CRC in Australia has suggested that the ‘silent burden’ of foot disease is afflicting one in ten hospital patients and filling nearly 5,000 hospital beds every night.
Double amputee Duncan Slater conquered the searing heat of the Sahara to become the first double leg amputee to complete The Marathon of the Sands.
Applications for degrees in fields such as podiatry have fallen by almost 20 per cent since last year, with less than half of applications in some institutions.
A new online resource has been launched to help healthcare professionals promote their services.
The former soldier who became the first jockey with an artificial leg to ride a winner at a professional racecourse has praised the medical team who helped make it possible.
Algeos has been working with a charity that provides podiatry care to homeless people.
Wirral yachtsman Will Thompson recently competed in the world Championships after treatment by a hospital physio team.
Researchers from GCU are conducting a study to find the most effective podiatry approaches for reducing falls among older people.
Hannah Beute is a podiatrist and chiropodist who likes to do things differently.