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Dr Michael Concannon is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Human and Health Sciences where he has worked since June 2000.
During that time he has also held positions as:
• External Examiner – University of Central Lancashire Current position
• External Examiner Mentor – Leeds Metropolitan University 20012-13
• External Examiner – Durham New College 2009-13
As an enthusiastic podiatrist he maintains an active clinical profile which includes providing podiatric services to Lancashire County Cricket Club.
Michael has a particular interest in health care ethics. Concerned with both meta-ethical and applied ethical theories, his Doctoral Thesis explored of how ethics informs physiotherapy and podiatry practice.
Areas of interest
MSK conditions; Sports Injuries; Biomechanics; Gait Analysis; Orthotic Therapy; Steroid Injection Therapy; to help treat and manage; Tendonopathies of the Foot and Ankle; Achilles tendon; Plantar fasciitis; Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome; Interdigital Neuritis (Mortons Neuroma); Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint limitation and OA.
Person Centred Care
Steroid Injection Therapy
My personal interests lie in my clinical practice with the care ethics of patient rehabilitation.
• Concannon et al., (2016) A randomized evaluation of the clinical effectiveness of silver nitrate (AgNO3) (95%) for the treatment of verruca pedis. IJPP (online access Feb 17).
• Cockayne, Hewitt, Hashmi, Hicks, Concannon, et al. (2016) ‘Implementation of blinded outcome assessment in the Effective Verruca Treatments trial (EverT) – lessons learned’ Journal of Foot and Ankle Research , 9 (1)
• Stephenson, Farndon, and Concannon, (2016) ‘Analysis of a trial assessing the long-term effectiveness of salicylic acid plasters compared with scalpel debridement in facilitating corn resolution in patients with multiple corns’ The Journal of Dermatology , 43 (6), pp. 662-669
• Farndon, Concannon and Stephenson (2015) A survey to investigate the association of pain, foot disability and quality of life with corns. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 8 (1)
• Vernon, Concannon and Vernon (2015) Confidentiality and Patient Autonomy in a Healthcare Framework. Podiatry Now Vol 18 No 11
• Farndon, Vernon, Walters, Dixon, Bradburn, Concannon and Potter (2013) ‘The effectiveness of salicylic acid plasters compared with 'usual' scalpel debridement of corns: a randomised controlled trial’ Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 6 (1), p. 40.
• Cockayne, Hicks, Kangombe, Hewitt, Concannon et al. (2012) The effect of patients’ preference on outcome in the EVerT cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of plantar warts (verruca) trial. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5 (1). p. 28
• Concannon and Sharpe (2012) The Importance of Screening for Charcot Neuroarthropathy., Practice Nursing vol 23 number 8
• Bodill and Concannon (2012) Treatments for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction., Practice Nursing vol 23 number 8
• Concannon and Davidson (2012) A Mistaken Case of Peroneal Dislocation., British Journal Nursing Vol 21 number 14
• Sharpe and Concannon (2012) Demystifying the Complexities of Wound Healing, Wounds UK vol 8 issue 2
• Concannon and Pringle (2012) Psychology in Sports Injury Rehabilitation British Journal Nursing Vol 21 Issue 8 pp484
• Sharpe and Concannon (2011) Debrisoft: Revolutionising debridement. British Journal of Nursing (supplement), 20 (20)
• Concannon and Bridgen (2011) Lower Back Pain: a need for thorough assessment. Practice Nursing Vol 22 no 9
Courses offered to GPs
Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation
- PhD Healthcare Ethics University of Huddersfield 2016
- MSc Clinical Practice University of Salford 2004
- BSc (Hons) Podiatry University of Salford 1999
- ESWT Pheonix Healthcare 2017
- Injection Therapies Glasgow Caledonian University 2009
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Policy Intelligence Network College of Podiatry 2014
- Vice Chair of the Heads of Schools College of Podatry 2008
- Fitness to Practice Panel Member HCPC 2014
Affiliations / memberships
HCPC; FHEA; MChS;
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.