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Today's Podiatrist: Operate Like a DPM

Today’s Podiatrist is a foot and ankle expert, specially trained to treat and evaluate patients based on their individual needs. Whether that evaluation necessitates surgical intervention or conservative care, Today’s Podiatrist will provide the appropriate treatment.

No matter the severity of your condition, when you have a foot or ankle issue you should turn to Today’s Podiatrist. In some cases, surgery may be the most appropriate treatment to alleviate discomfort or restore the function of your foot. Individual factors determine the length and kind of rehabilitation required to ensure a successful recovery. For conditions such as skin care, bunions, wound care, diabetic ulcers, fractures, general pain, and tendon injuries, Today’s Podiatrist is uniquely trained to perform foot and ankle surgery.

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.


For Patients

  • An Overview
    What is a podiatrist?
  • What Conditions Does Today's Podiatrist Treat?
    Read about when it's time to find your DPM!  
  • How Does My Podiatrist #OperateLikeaDPM?
    Today's Podiatrist is specially trained to find the treatment that's best for you! What types of conditions may need surgery
  • Becoming a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Learn more about the exciting careers available in podiatric medicine.
  • Join the Conversation
    Follow us on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn to hear more about topics related to foot health year-round.

For APMA Members

Individual members and practices can make use of the following resources to promote their expertise and educate current and prospective patients.

Note: Members in New York should contact NYSPMA Executive Director Dan Kline for materials customized to your needs.

Access downloadable files

  • Dear Colleague Letter
    Inform your medical colleagues about the impact your care could have for their patients with foot and ankle needs.
  • Special Edition Footprints
    The patient-focused newsletter can be printed for your waiting room or used at community health events.
  • Feature Article
    Start the conversation with your local media and pitch our story! 
  • Order a FREE Poster for Your Office
    An office must-have, APMA members can request a free "Today's Podiatrist, Operate Like a DPM" campaign poster. 
  • Social Media Graphics and Logo Files
    Promote the campaign in April with graphics on your practice website or by updating your social media accounts with channel-specific graphics.
  • Sample Social Media Posts
    Drive the conversation and engage your audience with materials about how podiatrists treat patient needs. 
  • Campaign Tip-Sheet
    A great addition to any office, the tip-sheet informs patients of the benefits of care by podiatrists. Share it on your patient portal or share with other physicians to spread the word! 
  • Journal Articles
    Search JAPMA Online for the latest research in podiatric medicine.

For State Components and Affiliated Organizations

APMA partner organizations are encouraged to implement the campaign in their own state.

  • Read First Document
    Not sure where to begin when promoting foot health awareness? We've got you covered with a few simple steps.
  • Press Release
    Begin outreach to members of the media or other organizations and inform them about the impact of care by podiatrists with our ready-to-send press release. Note: APMA staff is available to help compile local media lists. Contact Kevin Hess for assistance.
  • Feature Article
    Start the conversation with your local media and pitch our story! 
  • Social Media Graphics and Logo Files
    Promote the campaign in April by updating your social media accounts with channel-specific graphics. 
  • Sample Social Media Posts
    Drive the conversation and engage your audience with materials on how podiatrists treat patient needs. 
  • Order a FREE Poster for Your Office
    An office must-have, APMA members can request a free "Today's Podiatrist, Operate Like a DPM" campaign poster. 

Access downloadable files

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