We know that many of our patients would love to enjoy a relaxing, professional pedicure but worry about the possibility of getting an injury or a bacterial or fungal infection in their toenails or feet. That’s why we offer a medically-safe nail spa.
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.
It’s important to get in the habit of checking your feet on a regular basis. Sometimes at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we find that seemingly minor symptoms may actually be pointing to a serious health problem that goes way beyond a patient’s feet.
Did you know that more than 16 million Americans suffer from diabetes? This debilitating disease can have serious consequences for your feet. Neuropathy (nerve damage) commonly associated with diabetes can make it more difficult for diabetic patients to detect injury and pain which in turn can lead to serious damage and infection.