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Podiatric medicine

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  • 1. Podiatric Medicine: Your Partner in Patient Care Doctor’s Name Name of Practice City, State, Location
  • 2. Education and Training
    • Four years undergraduate degree
      • ( Your undergraduate school and degree )
    • Four years in podiatric medical school
    • ( Your podiatric medical school and degree(s )
    • 2-3 years of residency
      • ( Location of residency program(s), specialization of program(s )
  • 3. Scope of Practice/Specializations
    • State of ( list your state )
    • Scope of practice covers…
    • Specialization in ( list, if applicable )
  • 4. Partnering in Patient Care
    • Trauma
    • Diabetic Care
    • Dermatology
    • Sports Medicine
    • Arthritis
    • Biomechanics/
    • Surgical Interventions
  • 5. Trauma
    • Foot and Ankle Fractures
    • Soft Tissue Trauma
      • (lacerations, nail injuries)
    • Strains/Sprains
    • ER On-call
  • 6. Diabetic Care
    • Multi-disciplinary Care
    • Diabetic Education and Preventive Care
    • Wound Care
    • Inpatient and Outpatient Diabetic Foot Care
    • Medicare Diabetic Shoe Programs
    • Footwear Recommendations
  • 7. Dermatology
    • Onychomycosis – Topical and Oral Treatments
    • Bacterial/Fungal Infections (Athlete’s Foot)
    • Cysts, Warts, Blisters
    • Corns/Calluses
    • Nails – Ingrown, etc.
  • 8. Sports Medicine
    • Coordinating care of athletes from “weekend warriors” to serious athletes in training (high school, college and professional)
    • Kids to Adults
    • Walking/Running
    • Footwear Recommendations
    • Orthotics, Shoe Inserts
  • 9. Arthritis
    • Coordinating Patient Treatments
    • Conservative Care: Orthotics, Shoe Modifications, Physical Therapy
    • Surgical Care: Joint Fusions, Joint Replacement, Joint Implantation
  • 10. Biomechanics
    • Forefoot Pain and Injury
      • Stress Fractures and Injuries
      • Neuromas
      • Bursitis
      • Capsulitis
    • Leg Pain and Cramps
    • Muscular vs. Vascular
  • 11. Biomechanics
    • Rearfoot Pain and Injury
      • Heel Pain – Multiple treatment options
      • Plantar Fasciitis, Orthotics, Physical Therapy, Surgery
      • Achilles Tendonitis
  • 12. Surgical Interventions
    • Bone Deformities and Conditions
      • Bunions
      • Hammertoes
      • Tumors
    • Neuromas/Soft Tissue Lesions
    • Ingrown Nails
  • 13. (Your name)
    • Hospital Affiliations ( list )
    • Insurance(s) Accepted ( list )
    • Name of contact person ( staff in your office )
    • Phone number, fax number, website
    • Member of the APMA since _________