You must know of TLC’s medical reality series, ‘My Feet Are Killing Me’. It follows two podiatrists as they deal with some of the most extreme and bizarre foot problems. Well, with the COVID-19 pandemic making in-person consultations difficult, TLC came up with a virtual rendition of the aforementioned show. Titled ‘My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps’, this remotely filmed spinoff ropes in a trio of expert surgeons as they vow to help their desperate patients. Curious to know more about its interesting format? Here’s our detailed preview!
My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps Season 1 Release Date:
‘My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps’ season 1 releases on September 10, 2020, on TLC, at 10.30 pm ET/PT. Each weekly episode will feature a runtime of 30 minutes. The show forms a part of the ‘Medical Marvels’ programming slot that airs every Thursday night on the channel.
My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps Cast: Who Are the Hosts?
Dr. Brad Schaeffer and Dr. Ebonie Vincent, the podiatrists featured in the original series, make a comeback in the spinoff. Dr. Vincent is an extremely talented foot and ankle surgeon, who hails from Orange County, California. She holds a rich experience of treating the weirdest foot and ankle conditions. Her specialization lies in minimally invasive surgical procedures, corrective and reconstructive foot + ankle surgery, diabetic limb salvage, pediatric foot issues, and sports medications.
On the other hand, Dr. Schaeffer has worked in multiple domains, including surgery, orthopedics, wound care, podiatric medicine, diagnosis, physical therapy, and radiology. In ‘First Steps’, the duo is joined by Dr. Sarah Haller, who has worked alongside Dr. Schaeffer for several years now.
What is My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps About?
Packed with surprises, wonder, and emotional healing, ‘My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps’ is a remotely filmed medical reality show that features virtual, quarantine-safe doctor-patient consultations. In these COVID-19 induced lockdown times, telemedicine appointments are extremely important. The medical professionals can then gauge if they can help their patients in the future.
‘First Steps’ features the fan-favorite duo of foot fixers: Dr. Brad and Dr. Ebonie as they team up with the equally talented Dr. Sarah Haller, to tackle shocking podiatric cases. The trio communicates with their patients via video calls and guides them through remote consultations. Each 30-minute episode showcases three cases, with each featuring one patient who takes his/her first steps towards surgery. The potential procedure can heal their condition and can help the individual in reaching a radically transformed life.
My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps Trailer
You can check out the trailer for season 1 below!