An astounding 81 percent of obese Americans say they suffer from foot pain and at times experience multiple foot and ankle conditions, according to a recent survey by our organization. An additional 60 percent of obese Americans said that foot pain restricts their regular activity.
Luckily, today's podiatrists have specialized medical training and unique qualifications in treating the foot and ankle.
Learn more about how today's podiatrist can help treat a variety of foot and ankle conditions. Whether it is heel pain, fungus, or a full ankle reconstruction, today's podiatrist can do it all.
It is important to note that foot pain is never normal and will not go away on its own. Make an appointment with a podiatrist near you and get moving again
- An Overview
What is a podiatrist?
- Sweaty Feet
Did you know that the number one complaint of Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z is sweaty feet? Learn more about how you can solve this pesky problem.
- How to Choose the Right Shoe for You
Keeping your feet comfortable is as easy as 1-2-3!
- Becoming a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Learn more about the exciting careers available in podiatric medicine.
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For APMA Members
- Digital Toolkit
Download a digital toolkit with customizable campaign materials to use in your state.
- Special Edition Footprints
Download the new special edition of APMA's member-to-patient newsletter.
- Order a FREE Poster for Your Office
APMA members can request a free "Podiatrists: First Responders for Vascular Disease" campaign poster.
- Educational Brochures
Our Digital Brochures resource page includes educational brochures on a host of common foot ailments.
- Journal Articles
Search JAPMA Online for the latest research in podiatric medicine.