ContemporaryPedorthicsContemporary Pedorthics Book  $250.00 Members, $275.00 non-Members (includes postage)

This book is required reading for Pedorthic students enrolled in the Southern Cross University Pedorthic bachelor program. The book introduces you to biomechanical concepts, assessments of gait and foot pathology and what a Pedorthist can do to help.  It gives a good introduction to Pedorthic treatment options and links pathologies with pedorthic modalities very well.


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Book: “Pedorthics: Foot disorders – foot orthoses – footwear
$250.00 Members, $275.00 non-Members

The textbook “Pedorthics: Foot disorders – foot orthoses – footwear” provides a comprehensive presentation of Pedorthics as it exists today. Three experts from the fields of orthopedics and pedorthics have teamed up for this. With the help of recognised specialists, they created a work which covers all aspects essential to providing pedorthic care of the foot using the most modern techniques and technologies – from the medical basics on the relevant diseases up to and including the individual fabrication of lower limb orthotics.

The book’s clear structure, more than 1,000 color illustrations and comprehensive presentation make it an ideal companion for training and daily practice. It is not merely practitioners and apprentices who will find answers and assistance in providing patients with pedorthic treatment in this book. Anyone involved in the prescription of orthopedic aids or who deals with the problems associated with pedorthic foot care will appreciate the book as an ideal reference. It provides all the essential information on diseases, medical treatment strategies and pedorthic care in concentrated form.

The authors
Prof. René Baumgartner, M.D. has been involved in the close integration of medicine and orthotic craftsmanship within the field of technical orthopedics for over 40 years. With more than 300 publications, he has played a crucial role in convincing orthopedic specialists and surgeons to consider and utilize the treatment options made available by technical orthopedics in their work.

Michael Möller is a Master Pedorthist and board certified foot care professional. Since taking over the family business in 1995, he has worked closely with the Department of Technical Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Münster in Germany. He is also a lecturer of pedorthics in the Technical Orthopedics degree program at the University of Applied Science in Münster, among other institutions.

Dr. Hartmut Stinus trained as a pedorthist, before undertaking his medical studies and training to become a specialist in orthopedics. As an orthopedic surgeon practicing in both the private and university setting, he is familiar with the entire scope of conservative and surgical foot therapies.

“Pedorthics: Foot disorders – foot orthoses – footwear”
350 Pages, including a 18-page glossary, more than 1000 figures.

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