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The WUWHS has released in 2016 a position statement on Innovations in the management of DFUs and the diabetic foot in remission. The International Diabetes Federation has published Clinical Guidelines on the Diabetic Foot: a guide for health professionals. Post questions and add information if you have more resources regarding the management of DFU.
Peripheral arterial disease affects the lower limb and is associated with diabetes. What is the role of the podiatrist regarding PAD?
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research published in 2018 The PodPAD project: a podiatry-led integrated pathway for people with peripheral arterial disease in the UK – a pilot study. It states that Podiatrists are able to detect the presence of peripheral arterial disease as part of their lower limb assessment and are well placed to give advice on lifestyle changes to help reduce disease progression. Add questions or information regarding the role of podiatrists in PAD.
Podiatrists use orthotics to treat foot problems such as plantar fasciitis, bursitis, tendinitis, diabetic foot ulcers, and foot, ankle, and heel pain.
Custom orthotics are devices prescribed and manufactured for patients by a podiatrists.
In 2019 EPUAP has developed International Guidelines that are translated into multiple languages. https://www.epuap.org/pu-guidelines/. This topic relates to pressure ulcers and in relation with diabetic ulcers.
No one teaches you how to run a business at podiatry school, so you might feel challenged to open your practice and run it as a business owner. This topic will relate to podiatry management and how to best manage your business.
Are you looking for an employment opportunity to work abroad as a podiatrist or foot care practitioner?
PodiatryInternational.com has gathered information on the requirements for podiatrists to work in another country. Click here to discover podiatry worldwide: https://podiatryinternational.com/discover-podiatry-worldwide. Other questions can be posted here.
Podiatrists perform a full biomechanical assessment. The Podiatrist will assess overall anatomical alignment and posture whilst considering the position of your spine, pelvis, knees, ankles and feet. Ask questions or share information regarding biomechanics and podiatry.