The holidays can be a time when healthy habits go out the window. For the health of your feet (and the rest of your body) try to keep up good habits.
Here are some ways to prepare for your visit so that it will be of maximum benefit to you and enable your podiatrist to give you a prompt and accurate diagnosis and make your visit go as smoothly as possible.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February is American Heart Health Month and we want to focus on an important aspect of heart, foot and total body health—losing weight. If you are obese or overweight, your risk for heart disease and high blood pressure is significantly increased.
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.
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.
Walking—it’s one of the best forms of exercise out there and an activity that we at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC heartily recommend to our patients for overall good health.
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.
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.
March is National Nutrition Month. What does food have to do with your feet? Well at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we’re glad you asked. There are a number of ways that your diet can impact your podiatric health, including:
Your feet help keep your heart in shape by allowing you to be active and exercise. A healthy heart means better circulation which can help patients avoid or lessen the threat of complications from diseases such as diabetes and certain forms of arthritis that can harm your feet.