The Canadian Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA)


The Canadian Podiatric Medical Association is a non-profit organization working on behalf of its members – Canada’s premier foot specialists. We are dedicated to enhancing the profession of podiatry and increasing awareness among Canadians about the importance of good foot health care...


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About the CPMA

The Canadian Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) acts as the national voice for
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The 21st Annual Georgia Summit, offering 32 CECH.
French Quarter Conference
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Foot Health

Your feet are used to take baby steps, to walk and to run. No matter what your [...]



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March 29, 2019
These are 3D-printed feet, some enhanced with foot ulcers

World first 3D printed feet: Innovative training steps up treatment for diabetics

Innovative training steps up treatment for diabetics From the University of South Australia media release: It’s gory, sticky and undoubtedly on the nose, but a blend of icing sugar, chicken stock and flexible resin is proving to be the just the right recipe for creating […]
January 14, 2019

Injected drug may be new weapon against gout

From the health 24 news article: A new approach to preventing gout attacks looks promising for people not already helped by existing treatments. Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The […]
November 7, 2018
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5 Shoe Tips for People With Plantar Fasciitis, According to a Podiatrist

From the foot wear news article: Plantar fasciitis, according to the Mayo Clinic, is one of the most common causes of foot pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot and connects the heel bone […]
November 2, 2018
Diabetes awareness

It’s Diabetes Awareness Month (and World Diabetes Day is coming November 14)

Diabetes affects foot health and foot health affects your diabetes prognosis. An estimated seven in 10 diabetes patients will have nerve damage that impairs feeling in their feet. Fifteen percent eventually will develop a foot ulcer. Among those with ulcers, one in four will lose […]