Olav Toornend, President IVO (Photo: Nimco)
21 February 2022

"Everyone is looking forward to meeting again"

 Olav Toornend has been president of the International Association of Orthopaedic Footwear Technicians (IVO) since October 2021. We asked him about his expectations regarding the IVO Congress in Cologne on October 14-15, 2022.

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15 February 2024

IVO-Congress 2024: Interdisciplinarity and Innovation

On October 24 and 25, the Swiss Association for Prosthetics and Orthotics and the Swiss Foot and Shoe Association will host the congress of the International Pedorthic Association. The congress at the Forum Fribourg will also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Swiss Foot and Shoe Association.

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05 May 2022

PAA: Pedorthics Reunited

The Pedorthic Association of Australia (PAA) invites its members, the wider foot related network and allied health colleagues to the first face-to-face PAA conference since their pre-pandemic event in 2019.

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25 August 2022

PAA: Saving the Pedorthics program

The Pedorthics program at Southern Cross University (SCU), Australia, which was launched only a few years ago, is to be discontinued under the university's current plans. The Pedorthic Association of Australia (PAA) is seeking support to preserve this important program for the education and advancement of the profession.

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10 September 2019

Pedorthic Association of Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines

In 2010 the Pedorthic Association of Canada (PAC) for the first time expressed its desire to draw up practical clinical guidelines. They were supposed to assist the members in the treatment of their patients and to standardize the treatment process, but they were also supposed to enable a dialogue with the public, other health professions and political decision makers on pedorthic foot care.

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15 February 2024

Pedorthic Association of Canada: Symposium in Halifax

This year’s PAC Symposium is being held on April 11-13, 2024 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. More than 200 Pedorthists and healthcare professionals with a keen interest in the assessment and treatment of the lower limbs and feet are expected to be in attendance.

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12 March 2020

Sustainability: Yes - Paying more: No

Everyone would like to protect the environment. But when it comes to paying more for products that are produced in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner, most people are no longer interested in protecting the environment. What you experience in many areas also applies to shoes.

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