PodChatLive is the monthly live for the regular education of Podiatrists as well as other people that whom could be included. It is hosted by Craig Payne from Melbourne, Australia and Ian Griffiths from England, United Kingtom. The livestream is broadcast live on Facebook after which is later on modified and transferred to YouTube so lots more people can access the episode. Each stream includes a different guest or selection of guests to discuss some other area of interest each week. Questions usually are placed live throughout the Facebook livestream and answered live by the hosts and guests. The audio edition is released as a PodCast available on iTunes and also Spotify and the other common podcast platforms. They've gained a considerable following with podiatrists and that is growing. PodChatLive may very well be one of many ways through which podiatry practitioners might get free professional development hours or continuing medical education credits.
Episode 18 of the show looked at bicycling and podiatry and connected problems. The guests were the physical therapist, Robert Brown and the podiatrist, Nathan White. Rob Brown was the former charge physical therapist for the Orica-GreenEdge professional cycling team and now specializes in cycling evaluation, injury and cycle fit. Nathan White has worked closely with many different elite cyclists all over Australasia and is the co-founder of the made to order orthoses company Cobra9 Cycling Orthotics. In the PodChatLive on bicycling they talked about what a bike fit consists of and how necessary the bike fit is to prevent injury and increase cycling efficiency. They also discussed the common foot conditions bicyclists present with and also the clinical reasoning in regards to dealing with them. This was significant due to the nature of the bicycling shoes and also the bio-mechanics of bicycling which is very distinctive to running and walking. They additionally had an deatailed discussion around the foot level treatments both within the shoe (orthoses) and exterior to it (at the interface with the cleat/pedal).