What Is the Best Way to Get Rid of Toenail Fungus?

Toenail fungus is an unsightly condition that can cause pain and embarrassment for those who are dealing with this condition. If you or someone you know is dealing with toenail fungus, getting treatment is most likely a priority. Our Best Foot Doctor offices in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens are highly experienced in treating cases of […]

What Is a Bunion? A Guide to Bunions, What They Are and How to Treat Them

A bunion is a common foot condition that can happen for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to anatomical deformities such as being flatfooted or having an abnormal gait. Arthritis also contributes to the growth of bunions, as does wearing high-heeled shoes consistently. Common over-the-counter solutions such as bunion shields, toe separators, and […]

How to Identify and Treat Seed Corns on Feet

Daily friction, moisture, and weight on the feet can contribute to a variety of issues including corns and calluses. Calluses are painless hard areas of thickened skin formed to protect more sensitive tissues. Corns, on the other hand, are often painful. Hard and soft corns form as areas of skin, (usually on the top or […]

A Doctor’s Complete Guide to Morton’s Neuroma Surgery 

In the late 1800s, a doctor named Dr. Morton was the first to isolate and classify a painful foot condition that would later come to be known as Morton’s neuroma. While the name seems to indicate a cancerous growth, Morton’s neuroma is not a tumor, rather, it describes excessive nerve growth. This article will discuss […]

Common Toenail Problems and What You Can Do About Them

Your toenails are more than a canvas for color in the summer. They protect the toes by adding a strong layer on top of what is a small but important area of the body. They can also provide a glimpse of what is going on in your body. Some toenail issues can indicate a more […]

What Kind of Recovery Time to Expect From Subungual Exostosis Surgery

If you know or suspect that subungual exostosis surgery is in your future, you may be concerned about the amount of recovery time that is required to heal from this surgery. We hope to help give you a more thorough understanding of the surgery in this article so you can go forward confidently as a […]

8 Tips to Maintain Healthy Feet

Stop to consider how often you think about the fact that you DON’T have foot problems. It’s probably been a while. We tend to take our health for granted, until the day when our lifestyle catches up and we wish we could go back and do things differently. People often overlook simple things they can […]

Managing Pain After Foot Surgery

Some injuries and foot conditions will require surgery. If your NYC podiatrist has recommended surgery, you may be concerned about post-op pain and what you can do to minimize the pain. This article will discuss the common reasons for post-op pain and how to manage it most effectively, including our MLS class 4 laser therapy […]

Is There Any Way to Treat a Hammertoe Without Surgery?

If you are going in for treatment for a hammertoe and looking into your options, there are both surgical and non-surgical options available. Your podiatrist can explain the options that will work best for your specific instance. Many people are understandably nervous when they hear that their condition may require surgery. Although most foot surgeries […]

12 Reasons to Visit a Podiatrist in New York City (NYC)

You may be asking yourself, why should I visit a podiatrist for help with my foot concerns? A doctor of podiatric medicine, commonly called a podiatrist, diagnoses, treats, and helps prevent injuries and health conditions in the lower extremities. All podiatrists in New York City must be licensed to care for foot conditions, and in […]

Femur Surgery: Before and After

The femur, located between the hip bone and the knee, is the longest, strongest bone in the body. A broken femur is painful and usually requires surgery to heal properly. Femur surgery, known as ORIF (Open Reduction, Internal Fixation) has proven to be very safe and effective. NYC podiatrists perform countless ORIF procedures each year.  […]

What Are the Main Problems of Using Orthotic Insoles?

If you have recently been to see a podiatrist or have current concerns about your foot health, you may be curious about the pros and cons of having custom orthotics insoles. There are many rumors and concerns that people have. We address some of the main problems with orthotic insoles in this article. If you […]