Keeping Yourself and Your Family Safe Skin Cancer

May is National Skin Cancer and National Melanoma Awareness Months and with our patients gearing up to hit our beautiful Nassau and Suffolk County beaches we at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group PC thought this was the perfect time to address this important issue.

Overworked Feet Can Lead to Trouble

Most of us spend a good portion of our time each week at work. Depending on the type of job you have, your feet may be at risk for chronic foot conditions or injury. At Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC, we encourage patients to pay attention to the warning signs your feet may be giving you and take steps to prevent foot problems.

Do You Need Bunion Surgery?

Bunions are a condition that patients frequently seek treatment for at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC. A bunion is the outward sign of a problem with the bones inside your foot. Typically, the big toe begins to drift toward the second toe and over time, the bones in the toe shift out of place, causing the visible bump on the side of the big toe.

 

Plantar Fasciitis: A Big Pain in the Heel

Plantar Fasciitis: A Big Pain in the Heel

Are the first steps you take getting out of bed in the morning sending shooting pains up your heel? Do you have pain in the arch of your foot that’s been increasing over the last few months? Have you noticed swelling on the bottom of your heel?