What Is a Bunionette?

Is a bunionette the same thing as a bunion, only smaller? If you don’t know what a bunionette is, you are not alone. Whether you are afflicted with one or not, you undoubtedly know what a bunion is. These swollen, red, and often very painful protrusions along the side of the big toe are all…

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Treatment Options for Bunions

Are there ways to treat bunions other than with surgery? Do you know one of those people who are always saying to look on the bright side of things? That there is a silver lining to every cloud? What do you suppose the odds are that they have ever struggled with a bunion? Not very…

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The relationship between foot pain and falls

Chronic foot pain is an unfortunate condition,but it’s one I see often with New Yorkers in my office. Its causes are varied: bunions, hammertoes, arthritis, and undiagnosed injuries to ligaments or bones can all play a part, sometimes thanks to genetics and other matters that are beyond human control. And this pain impacts more than…

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What we can learn from walkers

When was the last time you went for a casual stroll? I’m not talking about a required walk because you were unlucky enough to park far away from a store’s entrance or even taking the long way around the block because your dog needs to be out of the house longer. I mean a nice,…

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Flip-flops? Just say no

With warm weather officially here, New Yorkers are making plans for summer and spring. For many, that means relaxing evenings, exciting trips, and exploration. With all this adventuring, it might be tempting to slip on a pair of flip-flops and leave your worries behind. Unfortunately, this type of sandals isn’t the best choice for keeping…

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What’s the difference between…

Have you ever had that feeling where something in your body feels off, but you can’t place exactly what it is? Perhaps you are feeling symptoms that come and go at a moment’s notice, leaving you left puzzled. Maybe you are experiencing pains that you have felt in the past, but can’t place why they…

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