There's a weekly livestream named PodChatLive for the regular professional growth and learning of Podiatrists and also other doctors who may be interested in the foot and connected issues. PodChatLive is streamed live on Facebook and then it is edited to further improve the quality and then transferred to YouTube in order to reach a wider audience. Each stream has a different guest or group of guests to go over a unique issue in each livestream. Queries are answered as they are posted on Facebook by the hosts and guests whilst in the stream on Facebook. There's also a PodCast version of each episode found on iTunes as well as Spotify and the other common podcast sources that will get published following the initial live. The hosts created a significant following that keeps getting more popular. PodChatLive can be considered one of the ways in which podiatry practitioners might get free professional development points or education credits.
The range of topics is rather diverse. In the second stream whilst the notion of the livestream was still being developed, the two hosts were asked a live question that they didn't feel experienced enough to reply to, therefore for the next episode they had on their first guest which was really the beginning of the PodChatLive format. That first invitee was Chris Bishop from Adelaide in Australia who's an expert for the 3D evaluation of gait or the assessment of how that people walk or run using advanced technologies. The stream talked about the main advantages of and disadvantages of these methods for use by podiatry practitioners and the costs associated with setting up a facility to do a high level 3D analysis of gait. The issue of how much the set up costs in connection to the enhancement in clinical outcomes was a fundamental part of that chat. Chris was definitely an invaluable guest and helped the hosts to check the format of having a guest on from another location during a live episode.