Podiatry in everyday life – Dr Andrea Coda

Dr Andrea Coda

  • Senior Lecturer in Podiatry – PhD, Hons (BSc) Pod.

  • Podiatry Program Convenor, School of Health Sciences, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, The University of Newcastle (Australia).

  • ‘Equity in Health and Wellbeing Research Program’ at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). Senior Fellow United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) & CIFAL Newcastle.

This microlearning aims to explain how Podiatrists can help prevent complications that can impact people’s quality of life, physical activity, and most of all how Podiatrists can keep you pain-free. Podiatrists are trained to assess, diagnose, treat and evaluate biomechanical, neurological, vascular and dermatological abnormalities related to the foot and the lower limb in people of all ages. Over the past two decades, Podiatry has seen an amazing advancement in the technology that can be easily introduced into the daily practice to help diagnose different pathologies and provide early and effective treatment options to patients.