Broad in scope, the text ranges through patient assessment, suitability of styles, retail and bespoke footwear, orthoses, measuring and fitting, all from the relatively simple to the most complex of cases. There is no other available single resource that offers such complete support and guidance to practitioners who wish to prescribe, fit and assess the effectiveness of therapeutic footwear.
All podiatrists will find a knowledge base, an instructional guide and an aid to problem solving. It will also be an invaluable source of information to students, orthotists, pedorthists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals seeking practical knowledge of this important subject.
"an excellent practical manual of benefit to all health care practitioners who have a need to consider footwear needs of their patients. At the time of writing, the book was the only textbook available covering therapeutic footwear. "
"A single resource that offers complete support and guidance to professionals who wish to prescribe, fit and assess the effectiveness of therapeutic footwear. Podiatry Now, July 2009
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