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By markbradley@podiatryassociates.ca
August 27, 2013
Category: orthotic devices

Here is a really interesting piece on new developments in the foot medicine field.Unfortunatly due to cost this particular technology will likely only be available in research institutions. 
The technology combines the unique capabilities of 2D xrays with 3D imagining. It unfortunately does not allow for the image to be delivered in a dynamic mode. That`s to say we cannot see inside the foot while someone is walking.
In our clinical practice we try to achieve the greatest level of diagnosis and understanding utilizing 2D X-rays and dynamic H-definition video gait analysis using our Pedigait technology. 
Hopefully further research utilizing this new system will continue to expand our knowledge and diagnostic capability for those of us in clinical situations.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2013/08/27/3-d-scan-reveals-foot-damage-by-high-heels/

Back in March of this year in a previous blog we announced that we were introducing some further advancements in technology to our clinical practice, namely that of the Pedi-Gait system from Peditechnology. Some two months down the road we are delighted with the benefits this has brought to our Patients in our Brantford and Mississauga location. To better illustrate some the less technological and more clinical features of this system we have created and uploaded a short video to YouTube. For those of you more technologically savy than others you can follow this Peditech link to the industry video which focus more on the professional user.

Regardless we hope this will continue to prove to be a huge benefit to both our patients and all our practioners. For our existing patients returning in the future to address new structural and funtional concerns we will be incorporating this diagnostic tool into your care to better understand and treat your problems.