Jul 9, 2020
Paul Thompson is the owner of three podiatry
businesses, Leisure Coast Podiatry, Berry Podiatry
and Illawarra Sports Podiatry, which
incorporates Synergy Kids Podiatry.
Paul has a particular interest in treating children
and works with specialised Physiotherapists and OT's, which has
helped lift his knowledge and enthusiasm for this specific area of
On this episode we discuss:
- Why he has three podiatry businesses
- Why treating children is such a rewarding
- The enjoyment Paul gets from following a child's
- Why kids are like plasticine
- The benefits of asking patients the type of
treatment they have received from other health professionals and
learning from it.
"Every patient that you see and treat should
be considered as part of your CPD."
"Most of us have basic knowledge on how to
treat most foot conditions, but sometimes it's about how to you the
patient that makes a big difference."
Podiatry is not an exact science. Don't be
afraid to ask questions and try something new. Everything is
changeable; every modification is changeable; you just need to have
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