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Bunion Pain? Surgery May Be A Step In The Right Direction

Bunion Pain – The Right Footwear What do you consider when buying shoes, style or comfort? Majority of women, and men, buy shoes based on style alone and this comes at a cost. Bunions and hammertoes are common unsightly foot deformities caused by fashionable shoes. Many continue to suffer with the pain and put off […]

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Orthotics “I think I need orthotics” is a statement that I often hear in the office. Most of the time, patients don’t even know what that means, but after researching on the internet, it is the conclusion that they have come to. But before we get to that, let’s set the terminology straight: an orthosis […]

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Best Foot Surgeon in NYC – Advancements In Bunion/Hammertoe Surgery

Bunion & Hammertoe Surgery My foot really hurts today! This is a phrase uttered daily by many people who don’t even give it much further thought. These achy feet are often, especially in women, due to painful bunions and hammertoes. Most put off medical care for these conditions, as they are either unaware of what’s […]

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Reconstructive Foot Surgery And Cosmetic Techniques

Reconstructive Foot Surgery There is an ever increasing interest in cosmetic surgery, and the foot is no exception. While it is no secret that most women infatuate over Molono Blahniks  and Louboutains, men are also becoming more fashion conscious. Foot surgeons are seeing an increase in inquiries regarding “cosmetic” foot surgery from both sexes.  There […]

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Flat Foot Surgery In Children And Adults

What is a flat foot? Flat foot is a term that refers to a collapsed arch.  The general medical term is pes planovalgus.  Many children have flat feet but have no symptoms. Some studies estimate that 80% to 90% of babies born in North America have flat foot and most of them grow up to […]

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Orthotics and Summer Shoes

Orthotics Q: I wear orthotics in my shoes, but now in the summertime, I wear open-toe shoes more. I want to be fashionable but I don’t want to have foot problems. Are there any options for me? A: Being fashionable doesn’t necessarily mean your feet need to suffer. In most cases, as long as your […]

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Still Dealing With Painful Bunions And Hammertoes?

Bunions & Hammertoes Have you been putting off foot surgery? Most people postpone surgery for bunions and hammertoes thinking it is painful or that the recovery is long! Newer approaches to foot surgery allows for quicker recovery period with less pain.  In most cases no crutches are necessary and you can walk right away. Learn […]

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Tips To Avoid Heel Pain

What is Heel Pain? Is your heel pain stopping you from doing your favorite activities? Heel pain is a very common problem and most often it is due to plantar fasciitis.  This is the inflammation of the band of tissue, the plantar fascia, that start along the heel bone and runs along the arch of […]

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Not All Ankle Sprains Are The Same!

Ankle Sprains Spring is in the air and people are spending more time outdoors. With increased activities come increased injuries. A sprained ankle is a very common injury, affecting about 25,000 people daily.  Ankle sprains happen to athletes and non-athletes and people of all ages. Though more common in active individuals, it can happen with […]

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