Does Bad Shoes Equal Bad Feet?

The Connection Between Bad Shoes and Bad Feet When it comes to health, what you put on your feet matters. The shoes you might find fashionable or fun can place an extreme amount of pressure on your feet and ankles in all the wrong ways, leading to potential problems down the line. Although you don’t…

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Winter Olympics shed light on foot and ankle injuries

If you are like many other New Yorkers, you’ve probably spent part of February watching Olympic athletes take to the snow and ice to compete in some pretty intense sporting activities. It’s really fun to see these Olympians push themselves to the max to receive medals of recognition on behalf of the countries they represent–especially…

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Tip for facing your recovery

Tip for facing your recovery After a foot or ankle surgery, you might feel a little lost, especially if the procedure throws off your normal routine. Here are a few things you can do to occupy your time as you heal. If you have questions or feel like something is not right about your recovery,…

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All about ankle replacements

Ankles are awesome. For most New Yorkers, they are one of the most vital parts of our bodies, and if you are on your feet a lot, you will quickly notice how true that statement really is. I have devoted much of my adult life to the study and improvement of ankles and individuals who…

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Helping a loved one after surgery

Foot and ankle surgeries are helpful, but they can also be worrisome, frustrating, and painful. And it’s not just the injured individuals who have to deal with side effects of foot and ankle procedures. Often, loved ones serve as caregivers to those in recovery, and that role comes with responsibilities of its own. Here are…

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Can shock wave therapy help your achy feet?

Plantar fasciitis is no walk in the park, and Achilles tendinitis is equally as painful. If you have been diagnosed with either, you already know how bad they can hurt. The stinging pain and throbbing can be tricky; over the course of the day, things might improve significantly, but it’s far from gone. Patients experiencing…

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