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Foot Surgeon in Midtown

Brachymetatarsia

Overview Brachymetatarsia is a condition where one of the bones in your foot, the metatarsal, is significantly smaller than the other bones. The condition may affect any of the toe bones, however, the fourth metatarsal is the most commonly affected. In these cases, the fourth toe is shorter than the other toes or even appears […]

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How Does PRP Work?

PRP Are the conventional methods of managing your chronic ankle pain no longer providing you with the relief that you require in order to live a productive life? If so, it may be time to make an appointment with our team at Foot and Ankle Surgeons of New York, a podiatrist in NYC.  At FAASNY, […]

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Preventing Diabetic Foot Complications

Foot Surgeon in Midtown If you have diabetes, you must be aware of the potential complications associated. In particular, poor circulation and peripheral nerve damage of the foot are serious matters that can happen if your diabetes is improperly managed. If you are experiencing persistent pain, swelling, localized warmth, or any new or lasting numbness […]

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Ensuring Children’s Health

Ankle Surgeon in NYC 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 […]

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Frostbite Can Take The Fun Out Of Winter

Frostbite 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 […]

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Step Up Awareness After Diabetes Diagnosis

Diabetes 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 […]

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Advancements In Bunion and 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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The Rundown On Bunions

Bunions Bunions are one of the most common foot ailments treated by doctors of podiatric medicine, affecting women more often than men. There are numerous conservative and surgical treatment options that podiatrists can provide to patients with bunions.  But first off, is that bump a bunion? A bunion is indeed a bump on the metatarsophalangeal […]

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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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Staying Active to Age Gracefully

Healthy Aging As the great wave of baby boomers enters their sixties, old definitions of what it means to be a “senior” don’t fit this dynamic group.  This is the generation that embraced aerobics in the ‘80s, home gyms in the ‘90s and personal trainers in Y2K!  So being fit and staying fit is an […]

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