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4 Ways to Get Active and Grow with CPMA

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” -Henry Ford (1863-1947) and Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) CPMA has served the Connecticut Podiatric Community since 1910. The goal of our society, and those around the country, is to foster camaraderie through education, legislative achievements, and community service. As we have…

3 Ways for Podiatrists to Grow Their Dermatology Skills

April is Foot Health Awareness Month – while patients may think podiatrists only treat the foot, we know better. Podiatry is an all-encompassing practice that tends to the structure of feet, the skin, and anything that afflicts it. To help inform your patients and keep them feeling their absolute best, we put together a list…

Addressing Podiatrists’ Concerns with Telehealth

Over the past two years, COVID-19 has greatly affected how we approach and practice medicine as podiatrists. One of the biggest trends across all medical professions is virtual practice. However, is telemedicine possible and appropriate for professionals involved in podiatric medicine? Read on as we address physicians’ biggest concerns and provide tips to strike a…

Getting and Staying Board Certified: A Guide for Young Podiatrists

Congratulations, you’ve finished residency and are officially a podiatrist! Maybe you were convinced by one of our 5 Reasons to Become a Podiatrist. Now, one of the most important – and stressful – steps in a young podiatrist’s career is becoming board certified. With recent changes and the COVID-19 pandemic complicating the process, many young…

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…

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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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