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November 2010 Issue

November 2010

edit post When Good Women Wear Bad Shoes What’s a Pedorthist to Do? by Miki Fairley November 1, 2010 Many women—celebrities, lawyers, businesswomen, homemakers, teenagers, grandmothers, and everyone in between—are

Treating the Diabetic Foot: All Hands on Deck

Pedorthists must face the challenges presented by this population with all hands on deck. Minor foot injuries such as blisters, cuts, and sprains can become serious and sometimes even deadly

When Good Women Wear Bad Shoes
What’s a Pedorthist to Do?

Many women—celebrities, lawyers, businesswomen, homemakers, teenagers, grandmothers, and everyone in between—are passionate about their footwear. Former Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos owned about 3,000 pairs of shoes; singer Celine Dion

The Pedorthist Education Debate

All Those in Favor of Increasing the Pedorthic Education Requirement? Pedorthic education is in a state of transition. In October 2010, the Committee on Pedorthic Education (CAPE) released a survey

Welcome to The EDGE

When I interviewed for my position at The O&P EDGE, I remember publisher Tonja Randolph telling me, “Once people join this profession, they don’t want to leave.” I was impressed

Eight Athletes Join ADN Hall of Fame

Casteel The Athletes with Disabilities Network (ADN) inducted eight individuals into its Hall of Fame. Now in its 12th year, the event recognizes the achievements of men and women who

Dispensing Therapeutic Shoes and Inserts

Compliance Just Got a Little More Complicated Since Medicare’s Therapeutic Shoes Policy Article (PA) has been revised, the stage is now set for stricter compliance practices in the fitting and

Doug Bertram: Finishing with Grace

Doug Bertram says he is off the “injured reserve list.” The latest proof of this can be found on the Ironman Wisconsin 2010 results website. Considered by RunTri.com to be

Face to Face: Jim Downs, CPed

“You cannot put the same shoe on every foot,” said Publilius Syrus, a first century A.D. Latin dramatist and writer of maxims. As a self-taught shoemaker and ABC-certified pedorthist, this

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