How To Find Balance In Your Practice And Life

Do you have balance in your professional career and personal life? I am not sure I do. From my discussion with other colleagues, I believe most of you do not either.

One of the reasons I became a podiatrist was to have a “normal” lifestyle but that has never seemed to materialize. I have always had a good work ethic but why does a good work ethic still seem to create an unbalanced life? As we start a new year and I enter my 21st year of practice, I am going to strive to find better balance in my life. I hope this provokes you to consider the balance in your life.

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Making Interprofessional Education A Priority To Improve Podiatric Parity

Much like John Lennon challenged, “Imagine all the people sharing all the world.” Can you imagine a medical educational system that encompasses MDs, DOs, RNs, PTs and all of the other healthcare providers, including DPMs? Imagine how productive it would be to teach other professions what a podiatrist is capable of doing with his or her education and three year training models, using real life cases to illustrate this model.

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Diabetes Resources

The APMA Diabetes Resource page gives you to the tools to take control of diabetes and the negative effects it can have on your feet! Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed or have been battling the disease for years, the podiatrist-approved advice below will help you to monitor your feet and prevent diabetes-related amputation.

Diabetes

The APMA Diabetes Resource page gives you to the tools to take control of diabetes and the negative effects it can have on your feet! Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed or have been battling the disease for years, the podiatrist-approved advice below will help you to monitor your feet and prevent diabetes-related amputation.

New Study Proves Care by Podiatrists Dramatically Decreases Lower Limb Amputation

July 19, 2010
Essential foot care by a podiatrist has now been statistically proven to reduce hospitalization and amputation in adults with diabetes, according to a first of its kind study conducted by Thomson Reuters.

New Study Proves Care by Podiatrists Dramatically Decreases Lower Limb Amputation

July 19, 2010
Essential foot care by a podiatrist has now been statistically proven to reduce hospitalization and amputation in adults with diabetes, according to a first of its kind study conducted by Thomson Reuters.

As seen on CNN.com – "Women Risk Snapped Ligaments for Shoe Fashion"

While the injury risk is well documented, many women still can’t seem to stay away from wearing sky-high heels-with many fashionable styles reaching an average of three times the podiatrist-recommended height.