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All Toes on Deck: Tips for Protecting Feet from the Heat

Find tips on caring for your feet during warm weather.

Review Date: June 22, 2012

American Podiatric Medical Association

Ask the Expert: Podiatrists Answer Your Questions on Foot Care

Forty-seven percent of Americans suffer from a foot ailment, but only 26 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 online form. and one of APMA's expert podiatrists will answer your question.

Review Date: June 22, 2012

American Podiatric Medical Association

Find a Podiatrist (Foot Doctor)

Find an American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) member physician in your area.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Podiatric Medical Association

How Do I Know When It Is Time To Replace My Athletic Shoes?

Even without use shoes can “wear out” and lead to over use type injuries. Learn if it is time to replace your athletic shoes.

Review Date: June 14, 2011

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

How to Choose the Right Shoe- (PDF)

Here are some tips on how to find the right shoe for various sports, casual wear and more.

Review Date: June 22, 2012

American Podiatric Medical Association

How to Do a Self-Test Foot Screening- (PDF)

Follow these step-by-step instructions to examine your feet for loss of sensation.

Review Date: April 22, 2011

Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration

My Feet: Quiz for Teens

If you or a friend want to ditch foot pain and stay healthy, take this short quiz to learn how. Sometimes foot pain can be caused by something as simple as the wrong size shoe. Don't let foot pain slow you down.

Review Date: June 22, 2012

American Podiatric Medical Association

Prevent Diabetes Problems: Keep Your Feet and Skin Healthy

Describes how diabetes can damage feet and skin, plus tips on how to care for feet and skin to prevent these complications.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

Socks: Hosiery - Essential Equipment for the Athlete

This article discusses the role of socks in preventing injury to the athlete and in enhancing his/her performance.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Walking And Your Feet: Benefits of Exercise Walking

Walking helps control weight, blood sugar, and cholesterol levels and is the perfect complement to a sensible diet to lose weight and keep it off. Learn about foot care, walking shoes, stretching, and how to get significant benefits from walking.

Review Date: June 14, 2011

American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine