American Podiatric Medical Association, the leading professional
society for foot and ankle specialists, presents The Foot
Health Foundation of America, a separately incorporated
tax-exempt organization promoting educational initiatives
which "Keep America Walking"
Diseases, disorders, and disabilities of the foot or ankle
affect the quality of life and mobility of millions of Americans.
Information and education continues to be disseminated to
family physicians and managed care organizations on the
important relationship between foot health and overall well-being.
Foot ailments can be a first sign of more serious medical
problems. Such conditions as arthritis, diabetes, nerve
and circulatory disorders can show their initial symptoms
in the feet.
Foot Health Foundation is a registered non-profit organization
established to increase nationwide awareness and understanding
of the importance of foot and ankle health.