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What is a Mallet Toe?

Are you experiencing sudden toe pain while going through your regular daily routine? You may be suffering from a mallet toe. When the joint at the end of a toe is unable to straighten, it can be referred to as mallet toe. The tip of the toe is typically turned down, excessively rubbing against the […]

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Plantar Fasciitis & Activity

Upon waking up in the morning, do you immediately feel copious amounts of discomfort in the bottom part of your feet? These symptoms can be an early indication that you are suffering from plantar fasciitis. This condition is typically cited as one of the common stimulants for heel pain, especially in patients who frequently go […]

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Can Running Damage Your Feet?

Spring has finally arrived, bringing with it warmer weather and a strong feeling of fresh optimism! With the air still nice and crisp, it’s the perfect time of year to get yourself outside and go for a run. However, keep in mind that you’ll need to keep your feet protected from injury, should you choose […]

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Bunion Treatment

A bunion is a deformity of the big toe that is characterized by the outward pointing of the big toe, and a prominent bump that forms on the inside of the foot. It can cause foot pain, difficulty wearing shoes, and is unfortunately fairly common. Bunions occur most commonly in women, and the risk of […]

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Tips For Keeping Your Toes & Feet Warm

The winter season brings with it a hearty dose of cold, especially for feet! Between dropping temperatures, snowfall, and rain; even those with ordinarily warm feet might need some extra tips for keeping warm, dry, and comfortable during the cold season. Foot and Ankle Surgeons of New York, an ankle surgeon in Nassau County, has […]

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The Dangers of Wearing High Heels

High heels are an everyday staple in many wardrobes, and it is reported that 72% of women wear high heels at least some of the time. But, what is this footwear choice doing to your body? Pain, sprains, and even permanent foot damage is common for even infrequent high-heel wearers. Foot and Ankle Surgeons of […]

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Does Wearing High Heels Harm Your Feet?

Have you experienced foot discomfort from wearing high heels? That is because these shoes could be causing damage to the structures of your foot! It has been proven by the American Podiatric Medical Association that, yes indeed, those super-cute high heels can be causing a lot of harm and wreak havoc on your feet. Whether […]

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Treatment For Tendon Ruptures

Tendons are the fibrous tissues which attach muscle to the bone. Though rare, tendons can snap or rupture. Common causes for this injury tend to include natural wear and tear, obesity, sports injuries, and underlying foot deformities such as flat foot or cavus foot. Also, having type O blood may make your tendon more susceptible […]

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Identifying Achilles Tendon Disorders

Have you experienced pain in your heel that shoots up your calf muscle? Does this occur when you’re extending your ankle forward or standing on your toes? This could be a warning sign that you may have developed an Achilles Tendon Disorder. These complications typically are prone to developing easily identifiable symptoms. If you feel […]

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Preparing Your Child For Foot Surgery

As a parent of a child who is expected to undergo foot surgery, you are probably experiencing just about as much anxiety as they are. As a parent, you likely consider yourself to be extremely well-versed in preparing your child for just about any situation. However, foot surgery is an extenuating circumstance, and you may […]

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