Halloween is here and at Bay Podiatry Associates that makes us think of podiatric conditions that sound absolutely frightening but are quite treatable and not a cause for major concern. Below are three common conditions and what they actually are.
As school comes back into session, many of our children will be participating in a variety of sports including basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, and field hockey. While all are great ways to get exercise and compete, they, like any activity, can also bring injuries.
With most of us concerned about what goes on far higher than our feet, what we think is a normal condition of our toes, in reality, can be a toenail fungus. Ragged and discolored, our toes may appear to be normal, but are not.
If you experience sharp pain, numbness or tingling in the ball of your foot, you may have a neuroma. What is a neuroma? A neuroma is a benign growth of nerve tissue usually between the 3rd and 4th toes.
Diabetes, a condition where the patient has too much sugar in their system, can be a gateway for a series of foot problems. Some of these include bunions, corns, calluses, foot ulcers, athlete’s foot, toe fungus, ingrown toenails, dry skin, plantar warts, blisters and more.
Dry skin can be very frustrating, but the good news is that it’s also very treatable. By adding a few extra steps to your at-home foot care routine, you can enjoy the rest of your summer with smooth, pretty feet.
Warm weather is officially here in New York City, and surely many of you are ready to break out your open-toe shoes. Whether you’re wearing flip flops to the beach or strappy sandals out on the town, you want to make sure your feet look their best.
When you’re living with diabetes, your feet require some extra attention. Diabetes limits your body’s ability to circulate blood and, therefore, makes it more challenging for your body to fight off infections.
In Brooklyn, we walk a lot. In fact, studies show that many New Yorkers walk up to five miles a day. That’s roughly twice the distance that the average American walks in a day. This extra walking is great exercise and a great way to experience the city.
Regular exercise is a crucial component to any active lifestyle. However, the impact on your feet from running and jumping can result in injuries and other long-term conditions if the proper preventative measures aren’t taken.
Have you ever experienced a tingly or burning sensation in your feet? If so, you could be experiencing a nerve disorder. There are two main types of nerve conditions that affect people’s feet: peripheral neuropathy and Morton’s neuroma.