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Men’s Health Month

June is finally here, which means the summer is here to stay! While everyone is excited to spend some time in the sun, it is important to keep in mind that the month of June is also Men’s Health! Maintaining a healthy lifestyle allows us to focus on enjoying life and living it to the […]

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Heel Bone Fractures

Fractures of the heel bone can lead to an abundance of complications for the patient. In the majority of cases, immediate treatment from a foot/ankle specialist will be required to treat this severe injury.   About the Heel Bone The foot is made up of three main parts: the midfoot, hindfoot, and forefoot. The calcaneus, […]

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When is Elective Foot Surgery the Best Option?

Elective foot surgeries are defined as operations that are scheduled and performed in advance because they are not for a medical emergency. Most surgeries are elective to best suit the patient, doctor, and hospital. They may be done for cosmetic reasons or for medical reasons to relieve pain and discomfort. Elective foot surgeries may include […]

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These injuries are treatable by our podiatrist in Nassau County.

Peroneal Tendon Injuries

If you’ve been experiencing swelling, pain, and instability in the back of your foot; you may be suffering from a peroneal tendon injury. The peroneal tendon is two bands of tissue that connect various muscles and bones behind the outer ankle bone. There are two peroneal tendons; one is located along the outside of the […]

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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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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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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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