The MBT Shoes

The Masai Barefoot Technology (MBT) shoes are a toning shoe that is claimed to have a number of health benefits

Most Useful Resources:
masai barefoot technology (Podiatry Arena)
Clubfoot (PodiaPaedia)
mbt shoes (Foot Health Forum)
MBT Shoes (Podiatry TV)
MBT Shoes (Podiatry Books UK)
MBT (Toning Shoe Market)
Are MBT Shoes Helpful? (Podiatry Update)
Does anyone know if the MBT shoes help heel spurs? (Podiatry Experts)
Do MBT Shoes Work? (Clinical Boot Camp)


Clubfoot is a congenital condition in which the foot at birth is in a plantarflexed, inverted and adducted position

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Clubfoot (Podiatry Arena)
Clubfoot (PodiaPaedia)
Clubfoot in the Newborn (Foot Health Friday)
Clubfoot (Foot Health Forum)
Clubfoot (DPM Podiatry)
Clubfoot (~ talipes equinovarus) (ePodiatry)

Magnetic Insoles

Magnetic Insoles are pseudoscience nonsense. They are insole with magnets that have made up claims about the health benefits of walking around on magnets.

Most Useful Resources:
Magnetic insoles ineffective for nonspecific foot pain in the workplace (Podiatry Arena)
Magnetic Insoles (PodiaPaedia)
Magnetic Insoles = Snake Oil (Foot Health Friday)
Magnetic Insoles (Foot Health Forum)
Do magnetic insoles work? (Dr The Foot Without the Doctor)
Magnetic Insoles are a Scam (The Best Running Shoe)
M is for Magnetic Insoles (Podiatry ABC)

LisFranc Injury

The LisFranc injury or fracture occurs when there is a displacement of the metatarsals on the tarsal bone. Many different joint and bones are involved.

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Outcome of surgically treated Lisfranc injury (Podiatry Arena)
LisFranc Fracture (PodiaPaedia)
LisFranc Fracture (Podiatry TV)
A fracture of the LisFranc Joint (Foot Health Friday)
LisFranc (Foot Health Forum)

Kohlers Disease

Kohlers disease is a growth problem with the navicular bone in the foot that is most common around the age of 5 years.

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Kohlers Disease (Podiatry Arena)
Kohlers Disease (PodiaPaedia)
Kohlers Disease (Podiatry TV)
My Advice for Kohlers Disease (Running Injury Advice)
Pain on child arch ? (Podiatry Experts)
Kohlers Disease (Foot Health Forum)
Kohlers Disease (Dr the Foot Without the Dr)
Kohler’s Disease in Kids (Podiatry Ninja)

Laser Therapy for Onychomycosis

Laser therapy uses the high intensity light to try and destroy the fungal elements in toenail onychomycosis.

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Laser treatment for nail fungus (Podiatry Arena)
Laser Therapy for Onychomycosis (PodiaPaedia)
Laser Therapy (Podiatry TV)
Laser treatment for toenail fungus (Podiatry Update)
New Laser for fungal nails (Foot Health Friday)
My Advice for Nail Laser Treatment (Running Injury Advice)
What is everyone opinion of laser treatment for nail fungus? (Podiatry Experts)
Laser Onychomycosis (Foot Health Forum)


The feet are crucial in golf. They are used to walk around on all day and a the platform or foundation that the golf swing starts from.

Most Useful Resources:
Golf Threads (Podiatry Arena)
Golf and foot orthotics (PodiaPaedia)
Golf (Podiatry TV)
Golfshot (Podiatry Apps)
Foot Orthotics for Golf (Podiatry Update)

Haglunds Deformity

Haglunds deformity is an anatomic variation in which the back of the heel bone is larger than normal. Generally there is nothing wrong with that except that pressure from the shoes can be painful.

Most Useful Resources:
Haglunds Deformity (Foot Health Forum)
The Haglunds deformity or ‘Pump Bump’ (Foot Health Friday)
Haglunds in an elite marathon runner (Podiatry Arena)
The Pump Bump (Podiatry Ninja)
Haglunds Deformity (Best Running Shoe)

Kinetic Wedge

The kinetic wedge is an extension that can be used on the front part of the foot orthotic to assist in the clinical management of of functional hallux limitus.

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Kinetic Wedge (Foot Health Forum)
What is the Kinetic Wedge? (Foot Health Friday)
Kinetic Wedge (Podiapaedia)
Kinetic Wedges: Question (Podiatry Arena)
Kinetic Wedge Threads (Podiatry Arena)

Jones Fracture

A Jones fracture is a particular type fracture that occurs at the diaphysis of the fifth metatarsal of the foot that was fist described by the British orthopedic surgeon, Dr Robert Jones.

Most Useful Resources:
Jones Fracture (Foot Health Forum)
Jones Fracture Average healing times (Foot Health Forum)
The Jones Fracture (Foot Health Friday)
Jones Fracture (Podiapaedia)
Jones Fracture (Podiatry TV)
Jones fracture (podiatry Update)