Signs of a neuroma include unusual sensations in the bottom of the foot or the toes such as tingly, burning or numbness. Patients with neuromas may also notice swelling between their toes.
Regular exercise has many benefits to your feet and the rest of your body. Below are some tips to help ensure your fitness plan is safe and will not harm your feet.
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.
As temperatures drop and snow and ice fall, the risk of our patients slipping and injuring themselves goes up. What’s unfortunate is that many injuries are caused by falls that could have been prevented.
Exercise can help reduce pain and prevent a foot condition from worsening. In general, foot and toe exercises can help maintain range of motion and flexibility. Below are 3 to try with your foot doctor’s approval.
The holiday season can be a landmine for patients who suffer from gout. This arthritic condition occurs when uric acid accumulates and crystalizes in a joint, most often in the big toe.
We know that you don’t have to be a professional athlete to struggle with chronic ankle problems—many of our patients do too.
Haglund’s Deformity, more commonly called “Pump Bump,” is a condition that is particularly aggravated by the rigid backs of pump-style shoes.
Metatarsalgia occurs when the nerves between two of your metatarsal bones become inflamed, creating pain and discomfort in the ball of your foot.
We know that one thing you don’t want to see are toenails that look like they belong in a horror movie! Sometimes the symptoms can appear rather frightening, but usually there’s a simple explanation and effective treatment available.
We want patients to know how to best deal with a podiatric injury. Use the acronym RICE to help you remember.
Patients are more anxious than they need to be about a foot or ankle surgery. One of the reasons is because they have false ideas about what surgery and recovery will be like.
Bunions are the result of a biomechanical problem that causes the big toe joint to move out of place and drift toward the second toe, producing the characteristic bump on the side of the big toe.
In recognition of National Falls Prevention Day which occurs in September, we would like to encourage our senior patients and those who love them to consider these 3 areas and make changes to reduce fall risk.
Well-made, properly fitting shoes are a must to protect the podiatric health of children. Below are some tips for ensuring your child starts off the new school year on the right foot.
We often discover that many patients do not fully understand the difference between a prescription orthotic and a shoe insert that can be purchased at the drug store.
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.
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.
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.