The regular livestream, PodChatLive which is a live show for Podiatry practitioners to acquire some totally free ongoing continuing learning has gotten on several prominent and famous guests from the podiatry profession that generously and freely offer there time for it to respond to questions and speak about their area of knowledge. The videos of the live stream are saved to YouTube along with the website and the podcast recording is on many podcast websites. An early guest in the livestreams was Dr. Kevin Kirby, DPM where he talked about his seminal and widely used paper on rotational equilibrium, his thoughts about the tissue stress concept and also his viewpoint on whether or not any current familiarity with Root Theory is required to evaluate and successfully take care of our patients. The queries created some interesting discussion during the stream.
Kevin Kirby graduated in 1983 with the California College of Podiatric Medicine and then finished his required surgical residency in Palo Alto, California at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital. He then spent his subsequent post-graduate year carrying out the Fellowship in Podiatric Biomechanics at the college when he also obtained his MS degree.
Dr. Kirby has published or co-authored over 28 publications in professional periodicals, has written or co-authored five chapters in books, and has now published five books on foot and lower limb biomechanics and foot orthoses therapy, all of these have now been converted into Spanish language versions. Kevin established the Subtalar Joint Axis Palpation Technique, the Anterior Axial Radiographic Projection, the Supination Resistance Test, the Maximum Pronation Test and the Medial Heel Skive and Lateral Heel Skive Techniques. He has in addition created and formulated the Subtalar Joint Axis Location and Rotational Equilibrium Theory of Foot Function and has now co-developed the Subtalar Joint Equilibrium and Tissue Stress Approach to Biomechanical Therapy of the Foot and Lower Extremity. Dr Kirby has spoken publicly internationally on a number of occasions and has additionally lectured considerably all around the USA.