News Items

May 24, 2018

The Wrong Footwear Could Be Worsening Your Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON (May 24, 2018) — Are you wearing the wrong shoes? If you are, you could be significantly reducing your quality of life without even realizing it. All footwear alters the shape of our feet, but studies have shown that poor […]
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 […]
May 8, 2018

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 1, 2018

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 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 […]
April 2, 2018

Infographic: Obesity and Foot Health

From the press release accompanying the American Podiatric Medical Association survey results: An astounding 81 percent of obese Americans say they suffer from foot pain and at times experience multiple foot and ankle conditions… …The study surveyed 1,275 US adults, ages 18 and older, to […]
March 2, 2018
Not walking on a cloud

Not Walking on a Cloud – foot pain in the workplace

Dr. Brad Sonnema talks foot health in the workplace in a piece for the February/March issue of Canadian Occupational Safety magazine: Plantar Fasciitis is a fairly common injury that health and safety managers need to be aware of. One way they can help prevent this painful […]
February 23, 2018

FDA Warns of Long-Term Cardiovascular Mortality Risk With Clarithromycin

From the MD Magazine news item: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a warning for health care professionals to take caution before prescribing the bacterial antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin, AbbVie) to patients with heart disease, as it reportedly raises the risk of heart […]
February 9, 2018
Choosing the Right Running Shoes for You

Get a Grip on Your Gait — Choosing the Right Running Shoes for You

From the SoMd news article: Running shouldn’t be painful. Typically, outside of normal muscle strain, if you’re in pain while running, you are probably doing it wrong. “So many people go out and try to run, but they don’t have good form and they don’t […]
February 5, 2018

Global Outlook for Foot Care Products Market by Key Trends and Analysis 2025

From the Open PR news article: From blisters to ingrown toenails to arthritis, injured feet present a public health concern. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) reports that approximately 43.1 million residents in the U.S. suffer from foot problems, which nearly equals to 1 […]