Resources

What is this section?

The Clintonville Foot & Ankle Group provides links to organizations which have valuable clinical information related to foot care and contain related resources. These organizations have been selected based on their reputation in the medical field and the quality of their information. For each organization, there is a brief description of what you will find and a direct link to the information on the organization’s site. We believe these links will prove very useful in meeting your healthcare information needs.

American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)

The website of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) provides comprehensive information on many foot disorders and contains detailed information on sports medicine-related conditions. The APMA is the leading professional organization for podiatrists in the U.S. The primary mission of the APMA is to improve the quality of footcare in the U.S.

 

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

The website of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon (ACFAS) contains detailed brochures on common foot and ankle conditions and treatments. Many of the brochures contain useful diagrams illustrating the related condition or treatment. The ACFAS is a professional society of over 5,000 podiatric foot and ankle surgeons. The ACFAS’ goals are to promote the art and science of podiatric surgery, address the issues and concerns of the podiatric surgeon, and advance and improve standards of education and surgical skill.

 

American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

The website of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) contains excellent brochures on common foot and ankle conditions, as well as comprehensive information on diabetic foot care. There is also a foot fitness section, as well as information on proper footwear. The AOFAS is an organization of more than 1,600 orthopedic surgeons who have special interest and training in the foot and ankle.

 

MEDLINE Plus – Foot Health Section

This section of the MEDLINE Plus website contains well-organized links to foot health information from leading government agencies, professional medical organizations, and academic medical centers. The information for each condition includes patient guides, the latest research and news, clinical trials, patient resources, and a variety of other valuable resources. The site also offers extensive information on prescription and non-prescription drugs. The site also contains a link to MEDLINE – the premier database of biomedical literature, covering over 4,300 journals and containing over 11 million citations. The site is operated by the National Library of Medicine.

 

MEDLINE Plus – Nail Diseases Section

This section of the MEDLINE Plus website contains well-organized links to nail diseases information from leading government agencies, professional medical organizations, and academic medical centers. The information for each condition includes patient guides, the latest research and news, clinical trials, patient resources, and a variety of other valuable resources.

 

MEDLINE Plus – Foot Injuries and Disorders Section

This section of the MEDLINE Plus website contains well-organized links to information on specific foot injuries and disorders from leading government agencies, professional medical organizations, and academic medical centers. The information for each condition includes patient guides, the latest research and news, clinical trials, patient resources, and a variety of other valuable resources.

 

MEDLINE Plus – Diabetic Foot Section

This section of the MEDLINE Plus website contains well-organized links to information on all aspects of diabetic foot care from leading government agencies, professional medical organizations, and academic medical centers. The information for each condition includes patient guides, the latest research and news, clinical trials, patient resources, and a variety of other valuable resources.

 

Podiatry Channel

The Podiatry Channel contains comprehensive information on various foot and ankle diseases and conditions. The site also contains informative videos, an “Ask the Podiatrist” feature, and a bulletin board section for interested patients.

 

Medem

Medem contains authoritative information on many diseases and conditions. This information comes from leading medical organizations and government agencies. Medem was formed by some of the leading medical organizations in the U.S. and provides credible information on various specialties.

WebMD

WebMD contains comprehensive and updated information on a range of diseases and conditions, as well as extensive information on drug products. Users can access health news, articles, research reports, condition-specific centers and support communities, interactive tools and programs, as well as online health and lifestyle product catalogues and ordering services. WebMD is a leading consumer-focused healthcare information site.

 

Medscape

Medscape contains a depth of consumer health information in a well-organized format. The site also contains a variety of resources for healthcare consumers, both on the site and through links to other sites. Medscape is a leading healthcare information site for both consumers and healthcare professionals.