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Seventy-seven percent of Americans have suffered from a foot ailment, but only 36 percent have actually seen a podiatrist. Are you among the many who have ignored their feet for too long? Submit your foot health question using the form on the right and be on your way to better health! One of APMA's expert podiatrists may answer your question. Check this page regularly to see if your question was answered; an archive of answers sorted by topic is below.

Please note: Due to the high volume of submissions to Ask the Expert, we are no longer accepting questions at this time. This forum is strictly for answering questions related to foot health issues. 

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