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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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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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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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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 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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Pedorthic News

BY: RANDY R. STEVENS, C.PED, CFo
New information for 2019! The 2019 DMEPOS Fee Schedule is available. You can download and new A5514 HCPCS coding information...
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POSTED BY: BY: RANDY R. STEVENS, C.PED, CFo
Several DME MAC LCD-related Policy Articles require the use of the RT and LT modifiers for certain HCPCS codes. The right (RT) and left (LT) modifiers must be used when billing two of same item or accessory on the same date of service and the items are being used bilaterally.
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BY CHRISTOPHER COSTANTINI, C.PED
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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