Foot Issues

What is Pedorthics

Pedorthics is the management and treatment of conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower extremities requiring fitting...
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Sport Injuries and Pedorthics

Appropriate footwear can help athletes avoid or mitigate foot injuries. Footwear can also play a major role in rehabilitation...
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Shoes & Pedorthics

Although shoes come in fixed shapes and sizes, the feet that wear them don't. Besides coming in assorted shapes and sizes, feet lengthen...
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Becoming a Pedorthist

First, pedorthists-in-training take courses on footwear fitting, lower extremity orthotic design, manufacture and materials, shoe...
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Pedorthic Terminology

Know the terms that matter most to your condition.
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Pedorthic News

BY CHRISTOPHER COSTANTINI, PFA PRESIDENT
PFA has gone to bat representing you regarding a new rule proposed by CMS that will define which practitioners and suppliers will be qualified to bill Medicare for prosthetics and custom orthotic devices.
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Pedorthic Features

Motion as Medicine

BY ROY H. LIDTKE, DPM, FACFAOM
For years the general consensus was that pain in arthritis was a direct result of the movement of the joint; the best treatment was to try and immobilize the joint as best we can. What researchers have recently discovered is changing the way we think about joint loading...
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Pregnancy & Pedorthics

BY TARA MINA, C. PED., L.PED.
During pregnancy a woman's body including her feet and legs go through many changes, some gradual and some seem to transform overnight. As a practitioner you may have an expectant patient walk in your pedorthic practice or retail facility and ask for your help. What do you do?
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