Flat feet describe a condition where you have a partial or total arch collapse and your entire foot is in contact with the floor when you are standing.
Conducting self exams on your feet is a way to monitor the health of your feet and ankles between appointments and to catch new foot problems in their earliest stages.
Even though walking is a low impact activity it can still cause significant injury to toes, feet and ankles if you fail to observe the proper precautions.
Wet and sloppy weather conditions along with colder temperatures can mean an increase in the risk of foot health problems for diabetic patients.
Certain myths about varicose veins, however, keep patients from seeking treatment when they should.
At Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we want to help you keep your ankles safe this winter.
If you have sustained a serious wound there are some steps you can take to promote quicker healing.
Conditions such as arthritis or tendonitis where inflammation is a symptom can also be aggravated or improved by food choices.
One of the best ways for diabetic patients to protect their feet is by choosing appropriate shoes that are properly fitted.
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.