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Foot printing clinician Ian Drakard takes us through the processes of casting and/or scanning in preparation for sending information to a manufacturing lab…
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From the Archive...
Clinical guru Heidi Meckler takes you though the first of may discussion on the fascinating plantar fascia ligament(s) and it's pals. Starting at possible causes, through current thinking into handy diagnosis tools and treatments. A favourite of any busy clinic toolkit.
As a human, we naturally don't want to (be seen by our peers) as getting things wrong. Manufacturing labs survive on practitioner custom, so naturally shy away from qualifying instructions in place for a model of interaction where the “customer is always right”...
Resident MSK Podiatrist Heidi Meckler poses a few pertinent questions and discusses the situation of how we engage with the technology that we use to capture and communicate important information in our our busy professional lives…
Get this right and you will transform your clinical effectiveness. Manufacturing boffin Stuart Roeszler takes you through the basic anatomy of communication and provides some simple tools to apply when interacting with manufacturing labs.
“How much do you charge for shoe inserts?”
A reasonably common question in any clinic across the globe. Chief spartan spender Stuart Roeszler discusses the myths, misconceptions and mathematics of the equation and why the answer is actually "not enough".
Foot printing clinician Ian Drakard takes us through the processes of casting and/or scanning in preparation for sending information to a lab. Easy right? Press a button, lights flash, magic happens, orthotic made. Learn more about the future of our profession here...
Briefly learn one of the many processes by which communicating parties interact with each each other and "attempt" to establish that what has been said, is understood by all participants. It will change your daily interaction with staff, patients, technicians and loved ones.