Manual treatment or manipulation and mobilisation is often used to deal with plenty of musculoskeletal problems in various areas of the body by several types of health professions. Podiatrists quite often use the techniques to treat the feet. There is not a great deal of this in the undergraduate education to become a podiatrist so the majority of the have to study it by undertaking post-graduate courses. The live chat show, PodChatLive has concentrated quite a few episodes of there weekly livestreams to the topic of manual therapy to even more educate Podiatrists on this issue and just how the methods could possibly benefit their patients. The topic is contentious and they've had on a number of guests that are equally pro- and anti- the effective use of manual therapies by health professionals. The more debate there is the healthier the end result should be for the individual.

 

In the first episode that PodChatLive did on manual therapy, the two hosts had on Ted Jedynack and Ian Linane to discuss the topic. They brought up what the variances between mobilisations and manipulations were and what the potential components and effect of joint manipulations. The actual discussion centred about the issues of will a manipulation reposition the actual bone or joints compared to it just being some sort of neurophysiological response. There were furthermore a very important conversation on the meaning with the vocabulary made use of in front of the client in the context of mobilisations and just how which might impact final results.

Ted Jedynak is a podiatrist who has specialised entirely in  Manual Therapies for the lower since 1996. He retired from clinical practice in 2012. He has been a advisor and instructor of Podiatrists around the world in Manual Therapies since 1996, and on account of popular demand, is now working on delivering online education in the manual therapies. Ian Linane is also a podiatrist of over 20 years experience doing work in both his own clinic and in multidisciplinary clinics. He operates numerous manual therapy classes focussing on the provision of top quality, varied, hands-on rehabilitation training programs for podiatry practitioners.