Manual treatment or manipulation and mobilisation is frequently utilized to manage a lot of bone and joint conditions in various parts of the body by different types of health professions. Podiatrists often make use of the techniques to care for the foot. There is not a lot of this in the undergraduate teaching to become a podiatrist so most of the need to learn this by carrying out post-graduate training. The live chat show, PodChatLive has concentrated a number of episodes of there monthly livestreams to the theme of manual therapy in order to even more teach Podiatry practitioners on this subject and how the techniques may benefit their patients. The topic is debatable and they've had on several guests who are equally pro- and anti- the use of manual therapies by health care professionals. The greater discussion there is the better the end result ought to be for the individual.

In the first episode that PodChatLive made on manual therapy, the two hosts had on Ted Jedynack and Ian Linane to discuss the topic. They described what the differences between mobilisations and manipulations were and what the potential mechanisms and effect of joint manipulations. The actual chat centred around the problems with does a manipulation reposition the bone or joints compared to it really being some sort of neurophysiological response. There were also an important discourse on the importance of the language made use of in front of the client in the context of mobilisations and the way which may change final results.

Ted Jedynak is a podiatrist that has specialised completely in Manual Therapies for the lower since 1996. Ted retired from clinical practice in 2012. He has been a advisor and teacher of health professionals throughout the world in Manual Therapies since 1996, and due to popular demand, is currently focusing on offering online teaching in the manual therapies. Ian Linane is another podiatrist of over twenty years experience employed in both his own and in multidisciplinary centers. Ian operates several manual therapy courses concentrating on the supply of high quality, varied, hands-on rehab teaching programs for podiatrists.