American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
8725 West Higgins Road
1-800-421-2237 (773) 693-9300
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons provides
information on surgery and shoe selection as well as the care and treatment of
heel, toe, ankle, nerve, tendon, nail, and skin conditions; sports injuries;
diabetic foot problems; arthritis; and resources in your local area. Some
information is available in Spanish.
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle
6300 North River Road
1-800-235-4855 (847) 698-4654
The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
provides information on a variety of topics, including foot care for adults,
children, and people who have diabetes; proper shoe fit; and how to select
children's shoes and sports shoes. Some information is available in several
languages besides English.
American Podiatric Medical
9312 Old Georgetown Road
1-800-FOOTCARE (1-800-366-8227) (301) 581-9200
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
provides information about foot and ankle injuries, sports-related foot
concerns, surgical and nonsurgical treatment of foot problems, special medical
issues such as diabetes, and resources in your local area. Some information is
available in Spanish.