PodChatLive is a monthly live on Facebook to offer educational content for the professional development of Podiatrists and various health professionals who might be interested in the topics which they cover. While the live goes out live on Facebook originally, it is after modified and transferred to YouTube to reach a broader audience. Each live episode includes a different guest or group of guests to go over a unique subject every time. Queries are responded to live by the hosts as well as guests whilst in the live show on Facebook. Additionally, there's a PodCast version of each episode on iTunes as well as Spotify and the other common podcast resources. They have obtained a large following which continues increasing. PodChatLive can be regarded as one of many ways in which podiatry practitioners are able to get free professional improvement hours or credits.
One of the more current well-liked shows was the one on forensic podiatry. This is a comparatively new area of podiatry and has now become a important area of the forensic judicial system is an example of how podiatry practitioners are making an impact outside of the normal area of clinical practice. The primary area that a forensic podiatrist focuses on are gait evaluation, the wear on footwear, foot print analysis and the evidence which is left behind at crime scenes. Podiatry practitioners working together with law enforcement and present in the court the skills both by law and with their podiatric expertise to support the criminal prosecution services. In the show of PodChatLive, the hosts spoke to Professor. Wesley Vernon, OBE and Mr Jeremy Walker. They covered a brief history of forensic podiatry and how someone with an interest may consider getting involved. They described an average day in the life of a forensic podiatrist, the way they carry out an evaluation of shoes. Each guests brought up a few of their more unique cases.