Time to challenge your practice - #4DFoot
  • Roland Levinsky Building

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Come to this study day and find out why you need to be thinking about the foot in 4D, and what it means to your practice. 

This is the 3rd study day brought to you by the podiatry team at the University of Plymouth with the focus this year on management and treatment of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. 

During the day we will address the important role podiatrists have in reducing both personal and societal costs associated with foot and ankle MSK conditions. With a skillset tuned to optimising foot function and health the podiatrist can be effective in managing MSK conditions in the presence of multi-morbidity. Our aim is to enhance your skills further in the management and treatment of MSK conditions and for you to look at MSK from another dimension!

Registration fees

  • £70 standard rate
  • £15 student fee

Registration on the day is from 09:00.

Contact events@plymouth.ac.uk for further information.

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Today's events

Keynote speaker 

Dr Jill Halstead-Rastrick PhD, MSc, BSc, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), Advanced Podiatrist Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Visiting Research Fellow, University of Leeds and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Jill (with Emma Cowley) is the Co-Founder of MSK:UK, a large group of around 2,100 enthusiastic podiatrists who work closely with the College of Podiatry. Jill is a part-time NHS Advanced Musculoskeletal Podiatrist who spends part of her week as a clinical academic affiliated to the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds. 

Jill has a BSc in podiatry from the University of Huddersfield, an MSc in Health Research and a PhD awarded in 2013. She was funded by Arthritis Research UK for her doctoral thesis and later as a clinical research studying mechanical foot pain and midfoot osteoarthritis at the University of Leeds. She has continued her clinical work alongside her academic career, specialising in musculoskeletal care.

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