Treating foot disorders in their early stages is the best way to ensure a good outcome. Below are some facts about foot health that you may not know.
You’ll want to take a few precautions to ensure that your feet will be protected. Below are some common foot concerns at the beach.
Finding a lump in your foot can be alarming. At Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC, patients are relieved when we tell them a fibrous knot in the arch of their foot is a plantar fibroma, which is not malignant.
June is Older Americans Month and we’d like to honor this portion of our patient population with some tips specifically geared toward the care of senior feet.
While we acknowledge the comfort and convenience of these shoes, it’s very important to observe some precautions. Follow the do’s and don’ts below to protect your feet this summer.
Fungi, bacteria and viruses all thrive in warm, moist places and are lying in wait to ambush your feet this summer. Here are tips for avoiding infections wherever you are this season.
June is Men’s Health Month, and here at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we are concerned about some studies that we have heard regarding men and diabetes.
Each year more than 37,000 people sustain injuries from a power mower.
Skin Cancer Awareness month couldn’t come at a better time! Below are the three of the most common types of cancer that can affect your feet.
If you have ever suffered an attack of gout, you won’t likely soon forget it.
Below are 3 common foot concerns patients are more likely to bring to us at this time of the year:
If you suffer from osteoporosis, it’s essential to safeguard your feet and the rest of your body from falls to prevent fractures.
You may have also seen that outfielder Jay Bruce missed a couple of games due to a chronic foot issue that he is dealing with: plantar fasciitis. Bruce emphasized that he wanted to rest the foot and give the injury some healing time rather than keep pushing it and wind up with a more serious, long-term disability.
April is Foot Health Awareness Month and at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC, we would like to encourage patients to get more actively involved in the health and care of their feet by doing regular self-exams.
Ingrown nails can be quite painful. You will most likely see that the area around your nail is red and swollen and may appear hot and very tender to the touch. If the nail has actually punctured the skin, an infection can develop causing pus or other drainage around the infected toenail that may have a foul odor.
The beginning of spring temperatures inspires our patients to head outdoors for brisk walks, runs and other fitness activities. Below are a few tips to help you avoid common injuries at the start of the season.
While you await your little bundle of joy, you may find that your pregnancy is delivering foot problems you hadn’t expected. Here's what to expect for your feet when you’re expecting.
Your feet don’t operate in isolation from the rest of you. That’s why National Nutrition Month is a good opportunity to explore some of the ways that food affects foot and ankle health.
While we want all of our patients to enjoy a break from this long winter, we also want to remind you of some important tips for protecting your feet so that a dream vacation doesn’t turn into a podiatric nightmare!
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is similar to carpal tunnel.