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Latest California Podiatric Medical Association Stories

2014-03-31 23:35:58

The California Podiatric Medical Association urges Californians to celebrate National Walk to Work’s 10th Anniversary by ditching the car and taking a hike on April 4. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Walking is man's best medicine. – Hippocrates The California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) is encouraging Californians to save on gas and beef-up the family budget, buff that heart muscle, battle the bulge, and beat the blues by ditching the car and taking a brisk walk to...

2014-02-13 23:26:47

With the excitement of the Olympics in the air many will be getting off the couch and hitting the ice and slopes. The California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) provides an overview of how cold weather sports can affect two of an athlete’s most important assets - his or her feet. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 From the downhill rush of snow skiing to the gravity defying acrobatics of snowboarding to the grace and power of ice-skating, winter sports can be a perpetual...

2014-02-04 23:27:17

As the excitement of the Olympics builds and fills the air, the California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) provides an overview of how cold weather sports can affect two of an athlete’s most important assets - his or her feet. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 From the downhill rush of alpine snow skiing, to the gravity defying acrobatics of snowboarding, to the grace and power of figure skating, winter sports can be a perpetual challenge when it comes to proper foot care....

2013-11-25 23:29:18

Some common sense tips to help prevent foot problems from ruining the holidays – California Podiatric Medical Association. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go! As the holidays approach many will be traveling by train, plane and automobile to be with family and friends. For those with diabetes, this increase in activity can place the foot at increased risk for complications, like ulcers or infections. “According...

2013-08-15 23:29:10

As parents and children begin the annual ritual of back to school shopping, healthy shoes should top the “must have” list for reasons more important than just a fashionable new look. According to the California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA), well fitting shoes not only reduce the instance of foot and ankle injuries in kids, but they also encourage physical activity, and help to decrease the likelihood of childhood obesity. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 “If a...

2013-05-15 23:32:11

The lack of protective footwear leaves feet — especially toes — at extreme risk for serious trauma in the increasingly popular sport of MMA, according to the California Podiatric Medical Association. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 A toe injury is not the very first thing you would think about in a sports injury, but in reality it can have debilitating effects on performance or even incapacitate an athlete. Since the toes are at the very end of the foot and move...

2013-03-13 23:02:38

Expansion of the First Lady´s anti-obesity exercise campaign focuses on getting schools involved in “Let´s Move! Active Schools.” California´s Podiatric Physicians strongly support this initiative and want parents to also get involved by first taking a look at their children´s shoes. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 “The initiative´s goal of encouraging 60 minutes of physical activity per day is a great step forward, and will be most...

2013-02-08 23:03:02

The California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) offers some healthy suggestions to treat these neglected marvels to a little Tender Loving Care this Valentine´s Day Sacramento, California (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 A bioengineering masterpiece that marries the mechanical complexity and precision of a Swiss watch with the structural strength of a cantilever bridge, the human foot is a wonder! The foot is a complex marvel of 26 bones (one-quarter of all the bones in the human body),...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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