Posts Tagged ‘Foot care NYC’

Common Foot Problems: Preventing Painful Gout Attacks

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Gout is a common joint problem that most often occurs in the big toe. Marked by temporary but often recurring attacks usually lasting days or weeks, gout stereo-typically strikes after a rich meal or heavy drinking and can be extremely painful. Here is a look at what causes gout attacks and how you can prevent this condition.

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How to Get Rid of a Foot Wart

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Almost all people have one or more warts at some point, and foot warts are the most common type. Having warts in this area can cause discomfort as well as embarrassment when you walk or take off your shoes. Unfortunately, warts are also notoriously difficult and time-intensive to eliminate without clinical care. Here is a closer look at plantar warts, the type that occurs on the feet, as well as home and office treatments.

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Choosing Itchy Feet Treatment

Monday, September 15th, 2014

When the bottoms of your feet are itchy, it can result from a number of possible causes. While walking with sweaty shoes or going barefoot can make the feet more susceptible to foot disorders. Therefore, it is always best to see an NYC podiatrist before choosing treatment. The podiatrist will be in the best position to determine what the underlying cause of the itching is and make the appropriate recommendation for relief. (more…)

Benefits of Cosmetic Foot Surgery

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Millions of Americans are unhappy with the different parts of their body. If asked about what part of one’s body people would like to alter the most, many would say their feet. Women who enjoy heels or experience foot problems would like to have minor deformities cleared and health conditions resolved with cosmetic foot surgery. Discover the many benefits of foot surgery to improve one’s appearance.
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Bare Foot Running: Pros and Cons

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Bare foot running enables the feet to move more naturally than they can in shoes. By running bare foot, the runner’s feet, ankles, tendons, and legs are strengthened. Bare foot running also tends to improve and refine the runner’s posture. Runners who suffer various stride or foot strike issues and injuries can benefit from running without running shoes. Most runners hoping to transition to bare foot running should do so on softer surfaces, such as a clean, sandy beach. A grassy sports field is also a good place for running bare foot. Runners in search of a foot doctor in NYC often look for a natural running advocate.
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Sweaty Feet Treatment in NYC

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Overly sweaty feet are one of the more embarrassing “lapses” in personal hygiene. But the embarrassment, also known as hyperhidrosis, extends beyond the fact that a person’s feet are dripping sweat. It also leads to a bad but all too familiar odor. And in a city like New York, this can lead to a bad first impression and close many doors for you. The good news is that sweaty feet treatment is available. But whatever treatment you choose, make sure to consult with their NYC podiatrist first.
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Finding the Best Protective Footwear

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

If you work in construction or some other job that exposes your feet to danger, protective footwear is very important. Ordinary shoes are not sufficient to shield you from the harm that can be done by falling beams, rocks or other debris. In some jobs you might also have to be concerned about electrical hazards, chemical spills, and other dangers. That’s why protective footwear and other people who work in hazardous conditions are made according to very particular specifications. Here are some tips from a podiatrist in NYC about what to look for when choosing this type of footwear.
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Winter Foot Care

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Protecting and covering both the head and the feet well during the winter months is important to keep body heat in. It is also necessary in order to keep the feet warm and dry. The blood will start to flow away from the feet and towards the heart in colder weather. How can winter foot care prevent serious problems?

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Toenail Fungus Infection Info

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

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…)

Foot Arch Pain Treatment in Manhattan

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Foot arch pain treatment in Manhattan is a service that podiatrists offer to people of all ages. Whether you are elderly or adolescent, foot arch pain can happen at any stage of life. But while many people suffer from foot arch pain, not many are aware of why they have it in the first place.

Why you might need foot arch pain treatment in Manhattan

Most reasons why people need foot arch pain treatment are easily avoided, although some can be hereditary. There are three common reasons that cause people to seek out foot arch pain treatment in Manhattan. These mostly include wearing the right, or wrong shoes. (more…)