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Foot Health Foundation of America

The most knowledgeable person to ask your foot related question is a DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine). To find a podiatrist located near you, use the following search engine:

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The American Podiatric Medical Association has put together a package of foot facts with answers to the most frequently asked questions about foot ailments and foot conditions. The following questions are addressed:

  • What is Arthritis?
  • What is Athlete's Foot?
  • What are Blisters?
  • What is a Bunion?
  • What is a Callus/Corn?
  • What is a Diabetic Ulcer?
  • What is a Fungal Nail?
  • What is a Hammertoe?
  • What is an Ingrown Toenail?
  • What is a Neuroma?
  • What is Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spur Syndrome?
  • How does Pregnancy affect the foot?
  • How can I find property fitting shoes?
  • What is a Stress Fracture?
  • What is a Wart?
  • What are Prescription Orthotics?
  • What is a Flat Foot?

These foot fact sheets are available for download in PDF format here.

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