What does a Forensic Podiatrist do?

PodChatLive is a monthly live on Facebook to offer informative content for the professional development of Podiatry practitioners and various health professionals that may be interested in the themes that they include. Even though the show goes out live on Facebook originally, it is afterwards modified and uploaded to YouTube to get to a bigger audience. Every live show carries a different person or number of guests to discuss a distinctive subject each time. Queries are responded to live by the hosts as well as guests while in the live show on Facebook. Also, there's a PodCast version of each show on iTunes as well as Spotify and the other common podcast resources. They've got attained a sizable following which continues growing. PodChatLive is seen as one of several ways in which podiatry practitioners are able to get free professional growth points or credits.

Among the more recent popular shows was the one on forensic podiatry. This is a comparatively new subject of podiatry and has become a important part of the forensic judicial system is an illustration of how podiatrists are having an impact outside of the normal area of clinical practice. The main area that a forensic podiatrist focuses on are gait analysis, the wear on footwear, foot print investigation and the evidence which is left behind at crime scenes. Podiatry practitioners working together with law enforcement and present in the court the skills both lawfully and with their podiatric expertise to compliment the criminal prosecution services. In the episode 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 somebody with an interest might look at getting involved. They talked about a standard day in the life of a forensic podiatrist, how they perform an analysis of shoes. Both guests brought up some of their more unforgettable cases.

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