Track: Podiatry



Podiatry, the specialized field focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foot and ankle conditions, continues to witness significant advancements and research developments. In recent years, there has been a notable surge in interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation, driving progress in various aspects of podiatric care. One significant update is the continued refinement and adoption of minimally invasive techniques in foot and ankle surgery, which offer patients reduced postoperative pain, faster recovery times, and improved outcomes compared to traditional open procedures. Additionally, regenerative medicine approaches, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy and stem cell treatments, are being explored for their potential to enhance tissue healing and regeneration in conditions like plantar fasciitis and tendon injuries. Biomechanical research has led to a deeper understanding of foot function and its implications for musculoskeletal health, informing the development of customized orthotic devices and footwear solutions tailored to individual patients' needs. Furthermore, advancements in digital health technologies, including wearable devices and telemedicine platforms, are transforming the delivery of podiatric care by enabling remote monitoring, virtual consultations, and personalized treatment plans. With ongoing research driving innovation across various domains of podiatry, the field is poised to continue improving patient outcomes and enhancing quality of life for individuals with foot and ankle conditions.

·        Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
·        Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery
·        Foot and Ankle Research

Related Societies: Chilean Society of Sports Medicine | Chilean Society of Sports Traumatology | Chinese Arthroscopy Society | Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons | Chinese Association of Sports Medicine | Chinese Orthopaedic Association | Chinese Society of Arthroscopy | Chinese Society of Sports Medicine | Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society | Colombia Society of Orthopaedic Surgery