There's a weekly live show named PodChatLive for the ongoing professional growth and education of Podiatry practitioners and also other specialists which might be interested in the foot and associated issues. PodChatLive is streamed live on Facebook and then it's edited to increase the quality and then transferred to YouTube in order to reach a broader audience. Each episode has a unique guest or group of guests to go over a singular topic in each livestream. Questions are answered live by the hosts and guests while in the livestream on Facebook. Additionally there is a PodCast edition of each stream found on iTunes as well as Spotify and the other common podcast services that gets published following the original video. They have created a significant following which keeps increasing in popularity. PodChatLive can be regarded as one of the ways in that podiatry practitioners could easily get free professional improvement hours or continuing education credits.
All the different topics is fairly diverse. In the second episode while the reasoning behind the show was still being designed, the two hosts ended up being asked a live question which they didn't feel qualified enough to reply to, consequently for the next show that they had on their first guest that was actually the start of the PodChatLive format. That first guest was Chris Bishop from Adelaide in Australia who's an authority on the 3D analysis of gait or the appraisal of the way that people walk or run using sophisticated systems. The show talked about the main advantages of and drawbacks of these approaches for use by podiatry practitioners and also the costs associated with setting up a facility to do a sophisticated 3D analysis of gait. The issue of how much the setup costs in connection to the enhancement in clinical outcomes was an important part of that conversation. Chris was certainly a helpful guest and helped the hosts to test the format of having a guest on remotely within a live show.