Media Releases

November 13, 2018
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Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly with Nitric Oxide Technology

From the Michigan Tech media release: Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days. They’re planning to drop the healing time by amplifying what the body already does naturally: build layers […]
November 13, 2018
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Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care

Fromm the AOFAS media release: Foot Health for National Diabetes Awareness Month ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises […]
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 […]
October 5, 2018

International Podiatry Day to be held on 8 October 2018 Raising the awareness for Podiatry

Paris, October 2018 – International Podiatry Day (IPD) held each year to draw attention to foot health and podiatry with the general public, other health professions and government health officials about the impact and the dangers of foot and ankle ailments, is to take place […]
October 2, 2018
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How caring for your feet affects your body and workplace health

From the Ladders news article: “Your feet and toes must be kept healthy. … Proper alignment is like an email address — if one letter is off, the entire message is compromised.” Any house that’s constructed starts with the foundation. And the foundation of an […]
September 27, 2018

Zivot Limb Preservation Centre Opens in Calgary

On Wednesday September 26, 2018, the generous donation of Dr. Mark Zivot enabled the launch of the Zivot Limb Preservation Centre, at the 5th Floor Vascular Clinic of the Peter Lougheed Centre (3500 26 Ave NE, Calgary). The Zivot Limb Preservation Centre seeks to advance […]
September 26, 2018
The CPMA is pleased to support International Podiatry Day, Monday, October 8, 2018.

International Podiatry Day: Monday, October 8, 2018

Please join us in celebrating International Podiatry Day, on Monday, October 8, 2018. More information to follow!
September 26, 2018

La Journée internationale de la podologie est le lundi 8 octobre 2018

Rejoignez-nous pour célébrer la Journée internationale de la podologie, le lundi 8 octobre 2018. Plus d’information suivra!
September 21, 2018

Congratulations to Brendan Bennett on his Fellowship at the U.K. College of Podiatry

Congratulations to Brendan Bennett (CPMA Secretary and NSPA President) on becoming one of the new Fellows of the U.K. College of Podiatry (Podiatric Medicine).  
September 6, 2018
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A 4-Year-Old Developed Sepsis After Shopping for Shoes Without Socks

From the Health news article: A mother’s warning about back-to-school shopping has gone viral after her daughter developed a serious infection and nearly died after trying on shoes at a store in the United Kingdom. The 4-year-old child wore sandals to the store and was […]
May 1, 2018

Media release: Foot Health Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Toronto, ON, May 1, 2018) — Feet are both a critical component of, and a sensitive gauge of our current health status, yet people tend to overlook them until they are in pain. May is Foot Health Awareness Month, a good time […]
May 1, 2018
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Media Advisory: Foot Health Awareness Month 2018

Media Advisory May 01, 2018 Today kicks off Foot Health Awareness Month in Canada. Feet are both a critical component and gauge of our well-being, and yet, they rarely cross people’s minds — unless they are in pain. Foot Health Awareness Month aims to change […]
May 8, 2018
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Media release: Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Hill, DPM FACFAS President, Canadian Podiatric Medical Association 1-888-220-3338 Diabetes patients urged to take simple precautions to help save their feet during Foot Health Awareness Month and beyond Windsor, ON, May 8, 2018 – Taking a minute or two every […]
May 17, 2018

Foot Health Awareness Month: Arthritis of the Foot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Leonardo da Vinci considered the human foot to be a marvel of engineering. But even these marvels of engineering are not immune to the ravages of time, use, and disease – and arthritis in the foot […]