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New Techniques in Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair Leads to Faster Recovery

By : on : June 30, 2017 comments : (0)

Achilles tendon injuries are extremely common in the US. Approximately 230,000 people injure their Achilles each year and this already massive number is on the rise. The Achilles is a tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. This type of injury can be very painful, but at Foot and Ankle Surgeons of […]

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Dr. Fred DeLucia sworn in as Honorary Police Surgeon of the New York City Police Department

By : on : October 31, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on Dr. Fred DeLucia sworn in as Honorary Police Surgeon of the New York City Police Department)

Swearing-In Ceremony for Dr. DeLucia as Honorary Police Surgeon of the New York City Police Department by Commissioner William Bratton and Police Chief James O’Neil. This photo was taken one day prior to the retirement of the long career of Commissioner Bratton and the induction of Police Chief O’Neil to the post of the new […]

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Platelet Rich Plasma PRP to Relieve Your Foot and Ankle Pain

By : on : January 17, 2016 comments : (Comments Off on Platelet Rich Plasma PRP to Relieve Your Foot and Ankle Pain)

Athletes and active individuals who suffer from tendon injuries or osteoarthritis may finally get relief from a quick, non-surgical procedure. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment has become more popular and has received significant attention from the media as several professional athletes have attributed their success to it. What is PRP? PRP is made from a […]

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

By : on : February 14, 2015 comments : (Comments Off on Bunion Pain? Surgery May Be A Step In The Right Direction)

  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 any treatment, especially surgery, often […]

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Ensuring Children’s Health

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April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and the New York State Podiatric Medical Association’s (NYSPMA) 1,200 doctor-members are focused on educating parents regarding the importance of having healthy feet and shoes that fit properly.   Since sports can play a key role in children’s activities, parents and other caregivers should be aware of the injuries […]

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Custom Foot Orthotics

By : on : April 5, 2014 comments : (Comments Off on Custom Foot 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 is the […]

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Foot and Ankle Surgeons of New York Announces Opening of Manhattan Office and Addition of New Surgeon

By : on : February 27, 2014 comments : (Comments Off on Foot and Ankle Surgeons of New York Announces Opening of Manhattan Office and Addition of New Surgeon)

FAASNY provides Long Island and New York City area with the best surgical and non-surgical treatments for the foot and ankle. FAASNY was established in New Hyde Park, NY by Dr. Fred DeLucia and Dr. Joseph Alencherry, who both have extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the lower leg […]

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Frostbite Can Take The Fun Out Of Winter

By : on : December 5, 2013 comments : (Comments Off on Frostbite Can Take The Fun Out Of Winter)

As Jack Frost makes his presence known, many New Yorkers will be enjoying the benefits of the snowy season, skiing, sledding and skating.  But when winter is nipping at your toes it can be downright dangerous if frostbite strikes your feet. Extreme exposure to cold over a prolonged period can lead to a serious foot […]

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Step Up Awareness After Diabetes Diagnosis

By : on : November 22, 2013 comments : (Comments Off on Step Up Awareness After Diabetes Diagnosis)

If you are one of the 26 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, there are multiple issues that need to be monitored and managed.  Throughout November, *National Diabetes Awareness Month*, the members of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association are encouraging everyone who has received the diabetes diagnosis to watch for warning signs signaling serious […]

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Advancements In Bunion and Hammertoe Surgery

By : on : November 18, 2013 comments : (Comments Off on Advancements In Bunion and 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 available or have heard […]

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