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As Terbinafine Resistance Incidents Rise, New Reflex Detects Mutations

By BakoDx While onychomycosis caused by dermatophytic fungi are most often treated with terbinafine, an increasing incidence of cases with terbinafine resistance mutations may be impeding treatment success. A new terbinafine resistance assay, available only with the BakoDx Onychodystrophy PCR Test, can quickly detect these resistance-associated mutations, so prescribing physicians can limit ineffective medications and…

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6 Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy This Winter

Don’t let winter weather get in the way of protecting your foot health! We’ve created a list of tips to stay healthy, safe, and active no matter what the weather brings. This way, nothing will stop you from getting the most out of the season! 1. Wear Appropriate Shoes Outside… When you’re bundling up to…

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CPMA’s New Year Resolution: Continue to Support Young Podiatrists in 2022

By Marc Lederman, DPM | Executive Director, CPMA As 2021 neared its end, I sat and reflected on our bills, the effort our association put forth, and who played a leading role in CPMA’s endeavors this past year. When my father began his practice in 1960, podiatrists were not allowed hospital privileges. They could not…

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7 Ways to Keep Your Feet Feeling Fine This Fall

7 Ways to Keep Your Feet Feeling Fine This Fall Fall is almost here! While you’re certainly expecting cooler weather and colorful foliage, did you know that Autumn can also bring a bevy of potential problems that may befall your feet? Like we did back in summer, we have a list of ways to keep…

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The Sound of Healing: Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT)

The Sound of Healing: Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT) By Kurt Rode, DPM | West Hartford Podiatry Associates For podiatrists throughout Connecticut, there’s nothing quite like the sound of a relieved patient. Now, with a new technology called EPAT, the “sound of healing” has taken on an exciting new meaning. Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT)…

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7 Foot-Health Tips for Summer Fun

7 Foot-Health Tips for Summer Fun Warmer weather is upon us and the bright days are here to stay, making it the perfect time to kick off your shoes and relax! But before you begin running barefoot and free, it’s important to remember that being careless about your feet can get your toes into hot…

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How One CT Podiatric Resident Found Her Career Calling

How one ct podiatric resident found her career calling Insights on residency and podiatric practice from Dr. Paulina Piekarska Meet Dr. Paulina Piekarska. Currently in her third year of residency at Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital, she didn’t always know she wanted to become a podiatrist. But soon after learning about the…

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Leaving the World Better Than He Found It – Spotlighting Dr. Jeeten Singha

Leaving the World Better Than He Found It – Spotlighting Dr. Jeeten Singha The future of podiatry in Connecticut – and throughout the United States – looks brighter than ever with our next generation of doctors and leaders. Currently practicing at Connecticut Orthopaedics and teaching residents at the Yale University School of Medicine/Yale New Haven…

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Proving the Power of Podiatry

Proving the Power of Podiatry By Rachel Albright, DPM, CPMA Board Member As podiatrists, we understand the true value and power of our profession. For example, we don’t only treat diabetic foot ulcers after they occur. We can prevent them from ever happening in the first place, sparing folks from pain and even preserving their…

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CPMA SPOTLIGHT

As Terbinafine Resistance Incidents Rise, New Reflex Detects Mutations

January 25, 2022

By BakoDx While onychomycosis caused by dermatophytic fungi are most often treated with terbinafine, an increasing incidence of cases with terbinafine resistance mutations may be impeding treatment success. A new…

Saving You Time and Money: APMA Coding Resource Center

January 20, 2022

By Jeffrey D Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA To ensure the efficiency and profitability of your practice, provide high-level care to your patients, and properly manage your risk, coding…

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