Tag Archive 'APMA'

Podiatrists Aid Haiti Victims

The earthquake in Haiti on January 12th left 4,000 – 6,000 amputees to battle infection and many more at risk of losing a limb and potentially their life. Almost four months after the earthquake, medical treatment is still needed for  those with open wounds and infections in an effort to prevent future amputation. Social Bookmarking [...]

Sandal Scandal: APMA Sandal Tips

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) offers these tips for avoiding a sandal scandal this summer. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

APMA Newsletter

Footprints in the Spring Newsletter from the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). In this issue: shin splints, stress fractures, blisters and nail problems, neuromas and what to expect at the nail salon. Click on the link below to download the newsletter in pdf format. APMA Newsletter Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

APMA Seal of Acceptance

The American Podiatric Medical Association evaluates products for quality and effectiveness. The APMA Seal of Acceptance has been given for products such as footwear, materials, insoles, hosiery, and equipment. For a list of products visit the APMA website. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

Stem Cell Injections May Prevent Amputations

The following is a press release by the American Podiatric Medical Association New Stem Cell Injections May Help Prevent Amputations: American Podiatric Medical Association Member Assisting in Breakthrough Clinical Trials October 20, 2008 Bethesda, MD– Poor blood flow to the lower limbs is a health condition that many Americans with diabetes experience. But without early [...]

Pedicure Do’s & Don’t

In a survey of women ages 18-49 by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), close to 50% stated that they had received a professional pedicure by the age of 25. Most podiatrists agree that pampering your feet is good for foot hygiene, but improper foot care or use of pedicure tools can lead to the [...]

Top Ten Best Walking Cities

The APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association) and Prevention magazine teamed up to determine the best and worst walking cities in the U.S. Over 500 cities were evaluated by using fourteen walking criteria, which included the number of parks per square mile, the use of mass transit and the percentage of adults who walk for fitness [...]

Foot Tips For Colder Months

The following is part of a press release from the APMA on 10/1/07. FOOT-FRIENDLY TIPS OFFER FEET RELIEF DURING COLDER MONTHS BETHESDA, Md. – As the summer months dwindle, consumers everywhere switch gears in preparation for cooler temperatures. Sandals and flip-flops give way to heavy socks and close-toed shoes. Podiatric physicians from the American Podiatric [...]