SPECIAL NOTE:

The Pedorthic Footcare Association is aware that the current disaster in the Carolinas from hurricane Florence could be affecting our fellow pedorthists.

The Board of Directors and Staff of PFA would like to extend thoughts, prayers and well wishes to our colleagues and their families following this tragedy.

Please feel free to CONTACT the offices of your PFA to ask any questions or for assistance.

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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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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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Membership Info

Pedorthic News

BY: RANDY R. STEVENS, C.Ped, CFo
On November 28, 2017, CMS held a Special Open-Door Forum to discuss proposed revisions to the definitions of Custom Fabricated and Therapeutic Inserts located in Appendix C of the DMEPOS Quality Standards.
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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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