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Why A Podiatrist?
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California Podiatric Medical Association - This site presents information on the training, specialties, and importance of choosing health professionals who treat the foot, ankle, tendons, and muscles involved in foot function. California Podiatric Medical Association - This site presents information on the training, specialties, and importance of choosing health professionals who treat the foot, ankle, tendons, and muscles involved in foot function. Show less
Consumer Information
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Medical Board of California, Board of Podiatric Medicine - Provides information on podiatry as a medical specialty as well as a consumer checklist for sel...Show more Medical Board of California, Board of Podiatric Medicine - Provides information on podiatry as a medical specialty as well as a consumer checklist for selecting a podiatric physician; includes the official resource for verification of medical licensing and reporting a complaint to the board. This fact sheet is available en Español <http://www.bpm.ca.gov/forms_pubs/fsconsumsp.pdf> Show less
Find a Podiatrist
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American Podiatric Medical Association - A directory of members of APMA, searchable by name and ZIP code. Data are provided by the member, and may include education and certifications as well as contact information. American Podiatric Medical Association - A directory of members of APMA, searchable by name and ZIP code. Data are provided by the member, and may include education and certifications as well as contact information. Show less
Find an Orthopaedic Foot &amp; Ankle Surgeon
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FootCareMD, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society - This page explains what the medical qualifications mean, and leads you to a searchable list for members of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society FootCareMD, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society - This page explains what the medical qualifications mean, and leads you to a searchable list for members of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Show less
Find an Orthopaedist
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) - Directory of orthopaedic surgeons, who are members of AAOS in the US or Canada, and have provided their ...Show more American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) - Directory of orthopaedic surgeons, who are members of AAOS in the US or Canada, and have provided their home address to the association. An included link explains who Orthopaedic Surgeons are and what they do. Show less
APMA Seal of Acceptance/Approval Program
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American Podiatric Medical Association The APMA Seal of Acceptance/Approval Program recognizes products which have been found beneficial to foot health a...Show more American Podiatric Medical Association The APMA Seal of Acceptance/Approval Program recognizes products which have been found beneficial to foot health and of significant value when used in a consistently applied program of daily foot care and regular professional treatment. The Seal of Acceptance evaluates footwear, materials, insoles, hosiery and equipment. The Seal of Approval evaluates the use of therapeutic agents and their adjuncts (pharmaceuticals). The page allows browsing and searching a buyer’s guide by category and producer. Show less
Recommended Shoes
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American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine - Athletic shoe recommendations for a variety of sports. American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine - Athletic shoe recommendations for a variety of sports. Show less
What to Ask Your Foot and Ankle Surgeon About Bunion Surgery
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FootHealthFacts, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons - Suggests questions patients considering this surgery should I ask their health care professional. FootHealthFacts, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons - Suggests questions patients considering this surgery should I ask their health care professional. Show less
Pedicure Safety Awareness(PDF)
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International Pedicure Association - A consumer checklist for safety awareness when visiting pedicure and nail salons. International Pedicure Association - A consumer checklist for safety awareness when visiting pedicure and nail salons. Show less
Your Medicare Coverage: Foot Care: California
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Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - A summary of California Medicare benefits specifically for foot care. Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - A summary of California Medicare benefits specifically for foot care. Show less
Misconceptions of Medicare
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California Podiatric Medical Association - Discusses Medicare coverage of foot care. California Podiatric Medical Association - Discusses Medicare coverage of foot care. Show less
Foot Health
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MedlinePlus - A comprehensive overview and links to resources, see also on the right hand side the links to the Related pages on the Diabetic Foot; Foot ...Show more MedlinePlus - A comprehensive overview and links to resources, see also on the right hand side the links to the Related pages on the Diabetic Foot; Foot Injuries and Disorders; Heel Injuries and Disorders; Nail Diseases and Toe Injuries and Disorders. American Podiatric Medical Association - Find an individual provider, learn about your feet, and find foot product recommendations. Show less
California Podiatric Medical Association
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Podiatric information, and health care professional information. Podiatric information, and health care professional information. Show less
FootCareMD
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The consumer website of this professional society lists news, research and health publications, for foot, ankle, and lower extremity ailments and surgery. The consumer website of this professional society lists news, research and health publications, for foot, ankle, and lower extremity ailments and surgery. Show less
American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
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Features resources on subjects including sports shoe selection, national news and events, and common lower extremity problems. Features resources on subjects including sports shoe selection, national news and events, and common lower extremity problems. Show less
OrthoInfo
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The consumer website of the orthopedists’ professional association contains over 600 articles for the public, as well as the Directory. The consumer website of the orthopedists’ professional association contains over 600 articles for the public, as well as the Directory. Show less
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS).
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Part of the National Institutes of Health, NIAMS support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin dis...Show more Part of the National Institutes of Health, NIAMS support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. Provides a variety of patient-level information. Show less
Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medici...Show more U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicine costs. Check out the whole section of the FDA website devoted to consumers <http://www.fda.gov/drugs/ResourcesForYou/consumers/default.htm> for other useful articles and resources, including how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud. Show less
Ten Things Every Senior Should Know
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SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment.. SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher - Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment.. Show less
Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?
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National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information. Show less
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
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MedlinePlus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. MedlinePlus - Excellent guidelines for evaluating web resources for the consumer. Show less
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