Hammer toe is a painful deformity of the second, third and fourth toes typically caused by shoes that don’t fit correctly such as high heels. While there are various hammer toe treatments, some patients develop severe hammer toe that requires surgery. In these cases there are several different types of hammer toe surgery.
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Suddenly experiencing unsightly foot problems? It could be from your aging feet!
If you are like most people, you have probably taken your feet for granted most of your life. Have you ever stopped to consider what your feet do for you? As a child, they helped you learn to walk, run and climb tall trees. As you grew up, your feet supported your body through sports, learning to drive and walking everywhere you needed to go.
In spite of the occasional stubbed toe or painful soles from too much dancing, feet put up with a lot. They bear the weight of your entire body for much of your waking hours, with little complaining! However, as we get older, so do our feet. All those years of use begin to take their toll, and foot problems are some of the first signs that we are indeed aging! (more…)
Toenail fungus is one of the more prevalent problems that people don’t like to talk about; but this doesn’t change the fact that it is an unpleasant affliction caused by bacteria attacking the nails of the feet, because of the excellent environment for fungal growth that they provide.
Our bodies do a great job telling us when something is not right. This is done mainly through pain. So when you have foot pain would you purchase doctor tested and prescribed foot comfort products? Or risk permanent damage by using a sub par alternative? The professionals at Manhattan Foot Care have a wide variety of reliable effective and time tested foot products designed just for you to give you the pain relief you deserve.
NYC Foot Specialist, Manhattan Footcare is constantly writing this blog, dedicated to a whole slew of foot care topics: such as how to treat a sprained ankle, or preventing problems in diabetic foot care. We figured this week we’d pivot our heel a bit and talk about what, and who to expect when you come to Manhattan Footcare next to see a NYC foot specialist.
What factors qualify Manhattan Footcare as the best podiatrist in NYC?
A toenail fungus infection, or onychomycosis, is at best, an unattractive and uncomfortable experience in your feet that may persist for a couple of months.
At its worst, a toenail fungus infection can be so diseased that your podiatrist may need to remove part of, or all of your toenail and will require constant medication for weeks of recovery time. (more…)
Why do I need a pediatric podiatrist in NYC?
Seeing a kid’s foot doctor in Manhattan, New York is more important than you would think. The feet, although often overlooked, are a delicate and extremely complex part of the body, most especially during childhood development.
Not sure if seeing a kid’s foot doctor in Manhattan is necessary? Consider this: the feet will be carrying the weight of your child for the rest of his or her life. Not seeing a pediatric podiatrist and ignoring any problems is not worth the risks that come with childhood foot problems. (more…)
Cosmetic Foot Surgery, just in time for summer in NYC!
Cosmetic foot surgery in NYC understandably becomes more popular as the weather heats up. While hiding unattractive feet in the wintertime may not be difficult, the hot weather and typical summertime activities call for most New Yorkers to start showing a little skin below their ankles. (more…)
The Achilles Tendon is one of the most important tendons in your leg. Because of the frequency that this tendon is used, Achilles Tendonitis can be extremely painful and difficult to heal.
Out of all the running related injuries that can happen, Achilles Tendonitis is responsible for 11%. As the largest tendon in the back of the ankle, connecting the large calf muscles to your heel, the Achilles Tendon provides all the power you need to propel your feet forward.