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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…

Saving You Time and Money: APMA Coding Resource Center

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 with precision is a must.  Precise coding requires the appropriate resource.  The APMA Coding Resource Center is the finest podiatric coding reference that exists –…

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…

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…

6 Trends Shaping the Future of Podiatry

In a triumphant return to in-person events, CPMA recently held our 2021 Symposium on October 8-9 at Foxwoods Resort Casino. There, podiatrists, their staff, other medical professionals, and over 50 exhibitors came together to network, learn, and grow. Attendees heard engaging speakers from across the globe who offered many insights into the future of our…

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…

CPMA and the Next Generation of Podiatry

CPMA and the Next Generation of Podiatry For over a year, pandemic restrictions prevented in-person events, networking, and other valuable opportunities for young podiatrists. Once it was safe to reconvene, we quickly came together to support the next generation of up-and-coming podiatrists. education To ensure the growth of our profession and the safety of our…

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

The Sound of Healing: Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT) 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) uses acoustics to stimulate healing and maintain activity for…

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…

How One CT Podiatric Resident Found Her Career Calling

How one ct podiatric resident found her career calling 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 field of podiatric medicine, she knew she’d found her calling.…

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CPMA SPOTLIGHT

4 Ways Connecticut Podiatrists Can Improve Their Practices

October 31, 2019

Marketing should be a top priority for podiatrists. Yet even if you feel as though you have enough patients, a simple marketing plan can strengthen the reputation of your practice, help you retain patients…

Behind the Brand

September 30, 2019

The field of podiatry is more extensive than most people realize. We created CPMA’s new brand identity to emphasize the variety, action, energy, and professionalism of modern podiatry. This is the new CPMA. Read more…

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