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Quick Advice for Common Foot and Ankle Issues

Quick Advice for Common Foot and Ankle Issues Our feet and ankles are prone to a number of problems at different stages of life. Below is a list of common foot and ankle problems. With each issue, you can find quick advice for finding relief from your ailment. If you experience any of the following

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Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis

Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the legs most commonly, but can also occur in the veins of the upper extremities. That is because the blood cot, which usually forms in a calf or thigh deep veins can partially or completely block

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Intoeing in Children

Intoeing in Children Normally, most people will walk with their toes and feet pointing straight ahead. However, sometimes children’s feet turn when they walk, which can be called intoeing or pigeon-toed. Your child may walk with their feet pointing in, but most cases can be corrected on their own as the child grows up, which

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How to Relieve Swollen Ankles

How to Relieve Swollen Ankles Whether you are pregnant, have increased blood in your body or decreased circulation, or maybe you are a workaholic who is always standing or sitting for long periods of time, there is relief for your swollen ankles. If you are experiencing swollen ankles, your New York and Whitestone podiatrists Gary

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Protecting and Treating Your Heel Pain in New York City

Pain is often the enemy of a healthy body, but it can also have the ability to warn us of an early illness or injury. When pain occurs in your heels, it can alert you to seek medical attention. This alert is important because it can point to various afflictions that contribute to heel pain.

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Do You Know What Foot-Friendly Shoes Are?

At this point of the year, you might be concerned with snow and when this weather will finally change. However, during snowy weather or warm weather, you need to watch what shoes you wear. The shoes that you choose to wear can directly reflect the health of your feet. From heel pain to bunions, New

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Leg Pain

What’s Causing my Leg Pain? Leg pain and discomfort can knock you off your feet for a variety of reasons, but it should never be ignored. Aching calves, burning legs, numbness in your feet—pain in the lower extremities is a common complaint that might send you to your podiatrists in New York and Whitestone, Gary

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Preventing Youth Sports Injuries Leg Pain

Preventing Youth Sports Injuries Leg Pain As sports are underway, parents and your New York and Whitestone podiatrist understand that children take to sports like fish to water. Almost as soon as they begin to walk, they are chasing balls, swinging sticks, and running races against nobody in particular. Children’s sports used to mean baseball,

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Selecting Walking Shoes

Selecting Walking Shoes When it comes to your health and your feet, walking helps both. Gary Evans, DPM, James Korponay, DPM, and Caren Schumer, DPM, podiatrists in New York and Whitestone, want to make sure you ar wearing the right shoes to better protect yourself from injury. To protect your feet from complications, it is

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Diabetic Neuropathy Explained

Diabetic Neuropathy Explained Diabetes causes a condition of painful nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy. Neuropathy can affect your entire body, but your legs and feet are parts of your body that are more prone to serious health problems. Damage to the nerves can cause the loss of feeling in your feet, making it difficult to

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