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Foot Surgery

Relieve Pain, Correct Deformities and Restore Function with Foot Surgery Foot surgery is the final remedy for the different kinds of pain in the foot and ankle that are caused by bunions, hammertoes, and arthritis, just to name a few.  These problems of the foot can cause severe pain in some patients, and relief can

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Preventing Toenail Fungus

Preventing Toenail Fungus for Healthy, Attractive Summer feet Toenail fungus affects nearly 20 percent of the population and is one of the most common foot conditions that is treated by your New York podiatrist. Characterized by thick, disfigured, yellow nails, this recurring disorder can cause the nail grow fragile, brittle and loose, and in some

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FAQs About Hammertoes

Your NYC podiatrist answers all your burning questions about hammertoes. Q. What is a hammertoe? A. A hammertoe is when one or two of the joints in the little toes take on an abnormal bend that appears claw-like in more severe cases. This condition usually develops over time, appearing mild at first and then getting

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Raising Awareness for Diabetes with Tips on Proper Care

It is important to raise awareness for diabetes, but what does that mean for your feet? If you have diabetes, you may understand the importance of proper care and maintenance of your blood sugar levels. However, did you know that the health of your feet directly relate to your diabetes as well? Your podiatrist in

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Watch Out for Sports Injuries

As football season ends and hockey season is coming to a close, baseball season begins. America has carried on a love affair with baseball for over a century. Whether you are a professional baseball player or play in youth leagues, on adult softball teams, or pickup games with friends, your feet and ankles take a

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Summer Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Summer Foot Care Tips For diabetes Sufferers Summertime brings flip-flops, pool time and more. While these are the signs of enjoyable warm weather, they can also be concerning if you have diabetes. Higher temperatures and opportunities to walk barefoot increase the chances you can injure your feet or experience cracking, swelling and discomfort. Because you

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Yoga and Foot Pain

Foot pain can range from your toes to your heel. When it comes to heel pain, also known as Plantar Fasciitis, affects 60% of individuals in their lifetime. When the thick tissue on the bottom of your foot called the Plantar Fascia becomes inflamed, it can become a daily annoyance. There are several ways to

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How to Protect Your Feet While You are running

Any committed runner knows that your favorite solo sport can wreak havoc on your toes and feet. The term “runner’s feet” can conjure up gruesome images of epic blisters and lost toenails. But there are ways to help protect your feet while preparing for that next New York City 5K race. Your podiatrist will thank

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Choosing Foot Friendly Shoes

Your feet are your main source to get you where you’re going. If your shoes are not chosen properly, you and your feet can suffer. If you suffer from pain and agony in your feet from heel pain to bunions while undergoing everyday activities, it may simply be that you have not chosen the best

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Protect Your Feet From Warts

No one wants a wart on their foot, but it’s surprisingly easy to contrat this contagious skin condition. Plantar warts are warts that develop on the foot and are caused by a few of the 120 types of the human papillomavirus. They affect the superficial areas of your skin, especially on the pressure points of

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