Footwear and Foot Orthoses

Footwear and Foot Orthoses

Paperback Pocket Podiatry Guides

By (author) Anita Ellen Williams, By (author) Chris Nester, Series edited by Ian Mathieson

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  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 182mm x 8mm | 222g
  • Publication date: 13 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702030422
  • ISBN 13: 9780702030420
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 137,436

Product description

"Footwear and Foot Orthoses" provides students and clinicians with a guide to the information they require to underpin their clinical decision making. "Pocket Podiatry" provides all the essential information for a modern Podiatric practice. Examination and diagnosis, aetiology, prognosis, and management are provided in a practical and informative manner. With its clarity and portability, students will find the "Pocket Podiatry" series an invaluable companion to their studies, whilst practitioners will appreciate its clinical orientation and concise format.

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Review quote

In Summary: "Footwear & Foot Orthoses "is a marvelous and compact book that serves as a good reference for orthotists, prosthetists, and podiatrists who want to quickly access pedorthics. "The References" and "Further Reading" sections are excellent sources to begin research for more advanced study. The book is a solid general guide and provides a gateway to further explore specific aspects of interest. "Seamus Kennedy, The Academy TODAY (supplement of the O&P Edge) September 2011"

Table of contents

Principles of foot biomechanics and gait. The impact of aging and systemic diseases on foot and lower limb mechanics. Foot orthoses. Evolution of footwear design and purpose. Modern footwear. Footwear Assessment. Footwear Options. The relationship between footwear and the vulnerable foot. Managing patient engagement in orthoses and footwear as foot health intervention. Glossary. Appendix.