Posts Tagged ‘nyc podiatrist’

Foot Care for Diabetics: Our Recommended Products

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Foot care for diabetics is crucial for your overall health, as diabetes can damage nerves, disrupt blood circulation, and increase infection risk. If you have diabetes, you can help keep your feet healthy by taking steps at home in addition to getting regular foot check-ups. A variety of diabetic products designed for your feet can help you achieve this goal. Below is a checklist of some of the products we recommend for diabetic foot care.  (more…)

Turf Toe Treatment

Monday, September 29th, 2014

With football season gearing up for yet another exciting year, football players everywhere are taking care to stay healthy so they can contribute and put in a full year without injuries. One injury that, while not life-threatening, causes problems for many football players is turf toe. If you’re afflicted with this condition, a podiatrist in New York City can help.

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.

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.

Finding the Best Walking Shoes For NYC

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

New York City is the most populous city in the United States, but living in New York City is very different from visiting. When you visit, odds are, you are not planning on staying for more than a few days or weeks at most. When you live there, however, you walk the streets every day – to work, to the store, to meet friends. The keyword to note is walk. New York City is considered one of the most walkable cities in the world. You are encouraged to walk rather than drive. Therefore, finding the best walking shoes becomes one of the most important challenges New Yorkers must face.

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.

Finding the Best Podiatrist for Tendonitis Treatment in Manhattan

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Tendonitis is a painful foot condition caused by irritation or inflammation of tissues that attach bone to muscle. Causes of foot tendonitis include stress, tissue degeneration, and tendon rupture that occurs from excessive strain and repetitive activity. People who are very active, especially athletes and runners, are at higher risk for foot tendonitis.

There are several tendonitis treatment options, such as with rest and physical therapy; anti-inflammatory medications can help reduce pain. In severe cases, patients should seek help from an experienced NYC podiatrist for surgery to repair, or even remove a damaged tendon.


Finding the Best Podiatrist in New York City for You

Monday, November 26th, 2012

When dealing with a specialist, any specialist, it is important to find a doctor who works for you. Not all doctors and patients work well together, and that’s perfectly understandable. When searching for a podiatrist in New York, consider taking these simple steps before you commit to any one doctor. We are sure you’ll find the experience much more enjoyable this way.


Burning Foot: What You Should Know if Your Foot Is Burning

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Do you feel like your foot is burning? This may be due to one of several illnesses or  substance abuse behaviors. A burning foot is typically a result of a neuroma, which is a compression, or a pinched nerve between the third and fourth toes, felt in the ball of the foot.

The pinched nerve that comes with burning foot causes a fairly painful swelling in the foot as well as burning, tingling and numbness. These symptoms will increase in severity with typical use and pressure. If mere act of walking makes you feel like your foot is burning even more than it already is, you should see an NYC podiatrist as soon as possible so you can diagnose and treat your burning foot as soon as you feel symptoms. (more…)