These amazing parts of your body do so much and yet, are often just taken for granted until there’s a problem that limits the ability to live a normally active life.
Raynaud’s can occur on its own, known as Primary Raynaud’s, or in conjunction with another medical condition, in which case it is considered Secondary Raynaud’s.
A plantar fibroma is a fibrous knot or nodule that forms in the plantar fascia—that long band of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot from heel to toe.
At Long Island Foot & Ankle Care, PC finding the source of your foot discomfort and treating it so you can get back to your life without pain is our number one priority.
Although the Achilles tendon is one of the strongest in your body, it is also one of the most frequently injured. It is vital to your ability to walk, however, so proper care and treatment is essential.
Although arthritic disorders can occur in all ages, races, and both sexes, there are some factors that put a person at a higher risk
With osteochondritis a lesion forms in the joint where the ends of two bones meet. Usually it is caused by a piece of cartilage that has come loose from the end of one of the bones.
At Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC, however, we’ve seen too many patients come in with injuries or foot pain after hiking so we thought we’d offer these tips for protecting your feet when you hit the trails.
September 22nd is Falls Prevention Day and the 10th anniversary of the National Council of Aging’s quest to reduce the top cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults.
As the last days of summer fade away and cooler autumn temperatures come our way, we at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC see a change in the foot complaints that patients bring to us.
If you have suffered more than one ankle sprain you may be at risk for chronic ankle problems.
If you’re lucky enough to have one more chance to squeeze in a vacation this summer we at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC want to suggest that you remember to pack a bag for your feet.
ith over 250,000 sweat glands in your feet producing as much as ½ a pint of perspiration a day it’s no wonder that sweaty and sometimes stinky feet would be occur.
It’s getting to be for back to school shopping and on the top of most family’s list are new shoes to start the new school year.
Although we recognize that these shoes are easy to wear and help feet stay cool on hot days, we also see many injuries and chronic foot problems that develop from the long-term wearing of flip flops.
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we want to explore some dietary changes that may reduce the flare ups from psoriasis.
A beach day is fun and relaxing for the whole family—if you take a few precautions to protect your feet.
If you are suffering from sesamoiditis you may feel a dull ache under your big toe. This pain is consistent but may come and go depending on your activities or the shoes you wear.
Some simple and easy ways to prevent foot conditions from developing and ensure that your feet will take you where you want to go for many years to come.
Okay, blisters are not the most serious foot problem that we treat but they can be annoying, painful and a potential cause of infection if not properly treated. We always tell patients never to pop a blister.