Reminding Patients About Soleus Muscle Stretching To Help Counteract Plantar Fasciitis

An American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Podiatric Practice Survey of nearly 3,000 podiatrists found that plantar fasciitis/heel pain was the most commonly treated condition.1 A longtime hypothesis is that reduced ankle dorsiflexion is the most important risk factor for the development of plantar fasciitis.2 Decreased ankle dorsiflexion secondary to a tight Achilles tendon may lead to compensatory pronation of the foot, which can contribute to plantar fasciitis.3

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American Podiatric Medical Association Podiatrists Perform Life-Saving Amputations in Haiti

January 28, 2010
When a devastating earthquake rocked a vulnerable Haiti on January 12, lives of numerous American podiatrists, with ties to the country and its people, were rocked too.

American Podiatric Medical Association Podiatrists Perform Life-Saving Amputations in Haiti

January 28, 2010
When a devastating earthquake rocked a vulnerable Haiti on January 12, lives of numerous American podiatrists, with ties to the country and its people, were rocked too.

American Podiatric Medical Association Podiatrists Perform Life-Saving Amputations in Haiti

January 28, 2010
When a devastating earthquake rocked a vulnerable Haiti on January 12, lives of numerous American podiatrists, with ties to the country and its people, were rocked too.

American Podiatric Medical Association Podiatrists Perform Life-Saving Amputations in Haiti

January 28, 2010
When a devastating earthquake rocked a vulnerable Haiti on January 12, lives of numerous American podiatrists, with ties to the country and its people, were rocked too.

"The Marriage Ref" Host to Knock Out Nation’s Podiatrists at Meeting in Seattle

July 12, 2010
In Seattle this July, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) will gather over 1,000 of the nation’s podiatrists to take part in educational programs, discuss the newest medical technologies, and have a few laughs along the way.

"The Marriage Ref" Host to Knock Out Nation’s Podiatrists at Meeting in Seattle

July 12, 2010
In Seattle this July, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) will gather over 1,000 of the nation’s podiatrists to take part in educational programs, discuss the newest medical technologies, and have a few laughs along the way.

"The Marriage Ref" Host to Knock Out Nation’s Podiatrists at Meeting in Seattle

July 12, 2010
In Seattle this July, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) will gather over 1,000 of the nation’s podiatrists to take part in educational programs, discuss the newest medical technologies, and have a few laughs along the way.

"The Marriage Ref" Host to Knock Out Nation’s Podiatrists at Meeting in Seattle

July 12, 2010
In Seattle this July, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) will gather over 1,000 of the nation’s podiatrists to take part in educational programs, discuss the newest medical technologies, and have a few laughs along the way.

A Pertinent Overview Of Infection Control And Instrument Disinfection

This week I will be giving a talk on office infection control to the podiatric assistants at the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) National Meeting in Boston. I believe this is an area that does not receive enough attention since it is far from “sexy” or cutting edge, but is still important.

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How Can DPMs Prevent Falls In The Elderly?

Later this month, I will have the privilege to present two lectures at the Annual Meeting of the American Podiatric Medical Association in Boston (see http://members.apma.org/Members/Events/TheNational.aspx ). My first lecture will cover the controversies of preventive ankle bracing. I have previously discussed this topic on my blog (see http://www.podiatrytoday.com/blogged/what-evidence-reveals-about-prophyl… ).

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As seen in Parade magazine – "Keep Your Feet Beautiful and Pain Free"

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) deemed April as Foot Health Awareness Month in 2008, calling attention to the one part of our body that literally carries us through the day.