Foot Solutions, Inc., Greenville, SC, a leading retailer of wellness footwear and custom orthotic insoles, is announcing today the Board Certification of not one but two team members as Certified Pedorthists (cPed): Kenny Evans and Natasha Richardson. Natasha Richardson, Store Manager, obtained the cPed first which allowed Assistant Manager, Kenny Evans, to receive his 1000 hours under her supervision.
A Certified Pedorthist is a healthcare professional specifically trained in comprehensive foot care using therapeutic footwear and supportive orthotic devices for the foot.
Foot Solutions Greenville owners Celeste and Ken Purdie acknowledge the hard work and expertise Kenny and Natasha demonstrated in gaining this industry milestone.
“With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, we are swept off of our feet celebrating team members Kenny and Natasha as Board Certified Pedorthists,” said Celeste Purdie, Owner of Foot Solutions Greenville. She continued, “With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, we are extremely proud to have Natasha and Kenny on the team.”
Ken Purdie, Owner, Foot Solutions Greenville had similar sentiments. “Already known for fast thinking on their feet in serving our customers, I congratulate Kenny and Natasha on their Board Certification and appreciate their talents to carry on the mission of our company and to take it to the next level.”
The Pedorthic Board Certification, which is self-paced, is comprised of completing 52 modules (41 courses) within a six-month period, a two-week virtual course, 1000 hours of supervision by a corporate pedorthist, and a final board exam.
Additionally, Foot Solutions Greenville has had a lot to kick its heels up about in 2022:
§ Facility Accreditation from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC)
§ Celebrated the company’s first year anniversary in August 2022
§ Approved as Diabetic Therapeutic Shoe Program Vendor for Medicare
§ Title Sponsor for Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism's Pickleball Smash for the next (three) 3 years
§ Gave back to local heroes with a year-round 15% discount
§ Partnered with local businesses, medical professionals, local runners, and college athletes
§ Eco Sneakers shoe fundraising drive
Minority Owned, Female Owned, Disabled Veteran Owned franchise business offering a unique mix of retail and medical services. When you visit, you will receive a comprehensive foot and gait analysis. Using state-of-the-art technology, we map your feet and examine in detail the areas in which imbalance needs correcting or additional support is required. Based on this analysis and, when appropriate, your physician's instructions, we produce custom-crafted orthotics that combine perfectly with recommended footwear. This service creates optimal body alignment as well as eliminates and prevents foot and joint pain. Our owner, Celeste Purdie will be participating in the 2023 SC Minority Business Accelerator Upstate program presented by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Visit us online at https://footsolutions.com/locations/greenville/.
Foot Solutions, Inc. is a leading international retailer specializing in footwear and custom orthotics. Founded in 2000, the company was acquired in 2020 by a group of private investors who have since invested heavily in strategic growth and brand development. For more information or to learn about franchising opportunities visit www.footsolutions.com.
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