Rahab Wanjau

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 […]
September 4, 2018
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These 6 Changes In Your Feet Could Indicate Health Problems

From the Medical Daily news article: Sometimes, you need to look down to know what’s up. Your feet can be extremely helpful in sending health signals to let you know about an underlying disease or medical condition. “Many, many people with diabetes are diagnosed first […]
August 31, 2018

Hey, Quick Question: Are Flip-Flops ‘In’ Again?

From the fashionista news article: Dr. Gary Prant, a podiatrist at Arbor Foot Health Center in Austin, Texas (and my dad!), advises avoiding wearing them on any trek of considerable distance. He also recommends wearing more supportive flip-flops by brands like Noat, Birkenstock and Teva, […]
August 30, 2018

Canadian Students Complete Studies at NYCPM

Six students from the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières (UQTR) completed their eight-week rotation at NYCPM in July and received their certificates at a special luncheon. Back row (L-R): David Youdim, Veronique Plante-Quevillon, Oliver Daigneault, Jean-Maxime Rocheleau. Front row (L-R): Dana Zahkour, Laure Richer. […]
August 1, 2017
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Regina woman shocked to discover lack of colour options for prostheses

From the CBC news article: On top of the loss of her lower leg to an amputation, a Regina woman is facing the additional struggle of being unable to get a prosthesis that matches her skin tone. Rahab Wanjau, 30, had surgery last June to […]