Neale's Disorders of the Foot

Neale’s Disorders of the Foot remains the essential resource for students and practitioners of podiatry. All the common conditions encountered in day-to-day podiatric practice are reviewed and their diagnoses and management described along with areas of related therapeutics. Students will find in this one volume everything they need to know about foot disorders and their treatment in order to pass their examinations, while practitioners will continue to appreciate the book’s accessibility and relevance to their daily practice.

The new eighth edition is more indispensable than ever before with all contributions revised and brought up to date, colour photographs throughout, an all-new clear and accessible full colour design, and its own website including a full image library, video clips of key techniques and interactive self-assessment questions.

Whether you need quick reference or more detailed information, the new and improved Neale’s Disorders of the Foot is ready to serve the needs of a new generation of podiatry students and practitioners.


Published: April 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4428-1


  • Chapter 1: Examination and diagnosis in clinical management

    Chapter 2: The skin and nails in podiatry

    Chapter 3: Dermatological conditions of the foot and leg

    Chapter 4: Adult foot disorders

    Chapter 5: Circulatory disorders

    Chapter 6: Neurological disorders in the lower extremity

    Chapter 7: Podiatry in the management of leprosy and tropical diseases

    Chapter 8: Musculoskeletal disorders

    Chapter 9: Metabolic disorders

    Chapter 10: Management of high-risk patients

    Chapter 11: Podiatric management of the elderly

    Chapter 12: Paediatric podiatry and genetics

    Chapter 13: Sports medicine and injuries

    Chapter 14: Basic biomechanics of gait

    Chapter 15: Structure and function of the foot

    Chapter 16: Clinical therapeutics

    Chapter 17: Orthoses

    Chapter 18: Footwear

    Chapter 19: Pain control

    Chapter 20: Local anaesthesia

    Chapter 21: Nail surgery

    Chapter 22: Diagnostic imaging

    Chapter 23: Podiatric surgery

    Chapter 24: Principles of infection control

    Chapter 25: Medical emergencies in podiatry

    Chapter 26: Evolution and its influence on human foot function

    Chapter 27: Health promotion and patient education

    Chapter 28: Clinical governance

    Chapter 29: Health and safety in podiatric practice


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