PodChatLive is a popular livestream aimed at educating Podiatry practitioners among others who may be interested in a great deal of related topics. It is broadcast live at Facebook and then is usually later on submitted over to YouTube. Each live episode comes with a different guest or number of guests to speak about an original theme every time. Queries have been answered during the live by the hosts and the guests whilst in the live chat on Facebook. There's even a audio edition of the show on iTunes in addition to Spotify and the other traditional podcast sources. They've got created a large following which is growing. PodChatLive can be considered one of the many techniques podiatry practitioners can get free professional education hours.
One of the more popular recently available livestreams was discussing the function of podiatry inside football or soccer. In that episode they talked about the difficulties of treating soccer players, and the different ‘hacks’ that can be often necessary for using foot orthotics for soccer boots. There had been also some conversation around the usefulness of pre-season testing with the lower limb. There was additionally a very important discussion of the scientific research of precisely how footwear work together with different types of surfaces and what factor which could play in performance and injures. The episode put together quite an expert panel including Dr Lindsay Hill who's a Sports Podiatrist that has worked on a consultancy basis for quite a few top league soccer teams as well as being employed 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 following a 17 year career as a professional footballer as well as Athol Thomson, a Sports Podiatrist centered at Aspetar in Qatar who is at present studying for his PhD and researching football boot-playing surface interaction. The last expert was Trevor Prior, an expert Podiatric Surgeon who has vast experience inside professional soccer, having handled many top league teams.