Pressure – redistribution & offloading

Look at my shoes. An interactive session of all the key factors of pressure relief. A review of the range of devices that are commonly available and how to access, supported by case examples and outcomes.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand what pressure redistribution and offloading is
  • Understand why these are important for the foot in diabetes
  • What is the role of an orthotist and podiatrist in this area
  • Understand what products and devices can be available to your patients and how to access these
  • Understand the significance of the correct redistribution / offloading of pressure
  • When to refer on and how you would find out to whom to refer to

Wednesday 30 October 2019

10:00 - 10:40

Foot & Wound

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Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital