Neale's Disorders of the Foot

8th Edition


  • Donald Lorimer
  • Paul Frowen
  • Maureen O'Donnell
  • J. Gordon Burrow
  • Key Features

    • All essential material on common foot disorders and their management is covered, which is required by those studying for their first degree in podiatry
    • Quick and easy access to information is offered through a detailed contents list, comprehensive index, and clear layout with good use of headings
    • Quick and easy learning features make this an ideal text for self-directed study and revision
    • Up-to-date information covers the conditions most commonly encountered in day-to-day practice

    Table of Contents

    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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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the editors

    Donald Lorimer

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Podiatrist, Former Head of School,Durham School of Podiatric Medicine; Past Chairman of Council The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists; Former Co-ordinator Joint Quality Assurance Committee of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists/Health Professions Council; Health Professions Council Partner, UK

    Paul Frowen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Head of Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies, Principal Lecturer, Podiatry, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK

    Maureen O'Donnell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Podiatrist; Formerly Programme Leader, Senior Lecturer, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

    J. Gordon Burrow

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Podiatrist, Senior Lecturer, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Operating Department Practice, Podiatry and Radiotherapy, School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK