Heel Spurs Treatment for Runners

As a runner, you train your body to handle stress and push through when the hills get high and the miles stretch on. But sometimes injury and inflammation can stop you in your tracks. Heel spurs are one such painful condition.  What are Heel Spurs?  Heel spurs are extraneous growth at the base of the […]

Foot Doctor Recommendations for Shoes That Prevent Ingrown Toenails

The best treatment is prevention, and when it comes to ingrown or incurvated toenails, preventing them will save you time, money, and pain. There are a few self-care tips that will help prevent them from occurring, but wearing well-fitting footwear is one of the best ways to make sure your feet stay healthy. Our podiatrist, […]

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: Is It Treatable?

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that affects the sole of the foot. Chronic plantar fasciitis can be debilitating, but treatments are available. At Best Foot Doctor NY we will work with you to determine the best course of treatment for you.  What Is Plantar Fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a tough ligament that runs […]

Will Bunions Go Away on Their Own?

What is a Bunion? A bunion is an often-painful condition at the joint of the big toe. The bones at the top of the toe begin to shift out of place, toward the other toes, pushing the joint outwards.  What Causes Bunions? This shifting of bone, ligaments and other tissues can often be linked to […]

At-Home Remedies for Warts

Warts are raised, bumpy areas on the skin indicative of an HPV infection. They are highly contagious and can infect hands, feet, nails, the genital area, or other body parts. The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) enters the body through the skin and can be transmitted directly from one person to another or from a contaminated surface. […]

Does Everyone Get Corns on the Bottom of Their Feet?

Corns and calluses can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but they are treatable and can be prevented by wearing appropriate shoes and caring for your feet properly. Understanding how corns are formed and how to prevent them is the best way to treat them. Not everyone gets corns on the bottom of their feet, but they […]

When You Should See A Podiatrist for Haglund’s Deformity

Any form of abnormal foot condition can be a cause for concern, and it is important that you understand what causes foot problems so you can help yourself prevent them. Haglund’s deformity can be painful and uncomfortable and may be described as intense heel pain. What is Haglund’s Deformity? Haglund’s deformity is the name of […]

5 Common Myths About Foot Health

With medical advice just a quick internet search away, it can be tempting to rely on peers and common knowledge to make informed decisions about foot health. Unfortunately, many commonly held beliefs are not accurate or only tell part of the story. In this article, we have included several common myths people believe about foot […]

Why Do the Balls of My Feet Hurt? (Metatarsalgia)

It can be very frustrating when normal daily activities are inhibited because your feet are so painful that you are unable to walk normally. Some individuals experience such intense pain in the balls of their feet that walking becomes prohibitive and painful. This condition is medically referred to as metatarsalgia. The good news is that […]

How Can I Prevent Hammertoes?

Hammertoes can put a damper on your normal day-to-day life. The signature deformity, when one of the small toes (most often the second toe) bends and forms a “hammer” looking shape, can impede your abilities to walk and run, causing pain and an unbalanced gait. Getting hammertoes corrected is usually best done with mini-incision hammertoe […]

Reasons to See a Podiatrist

There are many specialties in medicine. Perhaps you have a family doctor and occasionally go to a dermatologist. But how do you know when to see a podiatrist? We are so glad you asked! Best Foot Doctor NY offers consults and treatment options for many foot conditions, injuries, and structural abnormalities. Below are just a […]

Common Foot Surgeries

Best Foot Doctor Foot Surgeries Queens & Brooklyn New York

There are several foot conditions that often require surgery. These common foot surgeries are relatively minor and usually have a simple recovery period.  Toe Surgeries Bone Spur Bone spurs are extraneous growths at a joint. Surgery includes small incisions to reach the spur and then shaving or cutting off the excess bone. These procedures are […]