PodChatLive is a regular monthly livestream on Facebook to offer educational content for the professional development of Podiatrists and various health professionals who could be interested in the topics that they cover. While the stream is broadcast live on Facebook originally, it is after edited and published to YouTube to reach a broader audience. Each live show carries a different person or number of guests to discuss a distinctive subject every time. Queries are answered live by the hosts and guests while in the live show on Facebook. Additionally, there is a audio version of every single show on iTunes and also Spotify and the other usual podcast sites. They have got acquired a large following that keeps increasing. PodChatLive is viewed as one of many ways in which podiatrists can usually get free professional growth hours or CME's.
Among the more recent well-liked streams was one on forensic podiatry. This is a somewhat new area of podiatry and has become a important area of the forensic legal system is an example of how podiatry practitioners are having an impact outside of the common area of clinical practice. The primary area that a forensic podiatrist concentrates on are gait evaluation, the wear on shoes, foot print analysis and the evidence that is left behind at crime scenes. Podiatry practitioners working together with the police and present in the court the skills both lawfully and with their podiatric experience to compliment the justice services. In the show of PodChatLive, the hosts talked to Professor. Wesley Vernon, OBE and Mr Jeremy Walker. They covered the history of forensic podiatry and just how a podiatrist with an interest can look at getting involved. They outlined a typical day in the life of a forensic podiatrist, how they perform an analysis of shoes. Both guests discussed a few of their more unforgettable cases.