Podiatry Arena has grown to become the world’s largest online podiatry forums. Acting as a meeting place for podiatrists the world over to share views, information and ideas about podiatry. It is a great podiatry resource.
Identifying a need for a good quality, well maintained podiatry forum, Podiatry arena was created on August 2004 by Australian podiatrist Craig Payne, a senior lecturer at La Trobe university Melbourne. Growing steadily the forum is easily the largest of it’s type on the internet.
The forum is maintained by several moderators and administrators it has grown rapidly to cover every aspect of podiatry treatment and foot health, with many thousands of members spanning the globe. The forum is subdivided into easy to navigate sections by country, conditions, general conversation. There really is something for everyone.
Joining Podiatry Arena
Free of charge to use and easy to register. The platform works on a standard forum template and is relatively simple to navigate. Upon joining members are encouraged to fill out their profile and introduce themselves. As this is meant to be a professional forum for professionals, I advocate using your real name, it gains more respect and people feel they can connect better with a real person. As with any good forum trolls are hunted mercilessly.
Areas of the world are split into different country forums as well as topics & discussions on biomechanics, diabetes, foot surgery and much more. There is also an area for members selling podiatry related items.
Whilst the size of podiatry arena can be a little intimidating to anybody new to online forums or Podiatry in general, the site soon becomes a useful tool for finding information and keeping on top of the latest podiatry topics.
This is a great forum for lively podiatry debate as there are many experts who use the forum and questions are generally answered in a light hearted fashion.
As with any online forum it’s a good idea to post an introduction about yourself and do a search for answers to any questions you may have, before posting.
Podiatry arena also has an active twitter account which automatically posts tweets on the latest topics of conversation.
If you would like an introduction to the forum they have a new to podiatry arena page.