· Authoritative: authors combine many years teaching and clinical experience in the area.
· Comprehensive: covers all aspects clearly and readably.
· Contains many line and photographic illustrations throughout.
|Author Information||By Wendy Tyrrell, MEd, MChS, Principal Lecturer, University of Wales Institute Cardiff; Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Wales College of Medicine; Director of Enterprise, School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff, UK Principal Lecturer and Gwenda Carter, MChS, MSSF, A&FE Tutor(C&G), Orthopaedic Footwear Consultant; Head of Department Footwear Centre, Mile End Hospital London; Tower Hamlets NHS Healthcare Trust, London, UK|
"an excellent practical manual of benefit to all health care practitioners who have a need to consider footwear needs of their patients. At the time of writing, the book was the only textbook available covering therapeutic footwear. "
"A single resource that offers complete support and guidance to professionals who wish to prescribe, fit and assess the effectiveness of therapeutic footwear. Podiatry Now, July 2009
|Table of Content||It's not just a pair of shoes. Shoe styles. Retail footwear. Shoes and orthotics. Prescription footwear. Sole units. Stock and modular footwear. Measurements for bespoke footwear. Construction methods and components for bespoke footwear. Fitting bespoke footwear. Treating patients with complex pathologies. Case studies.|