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Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle

Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle

Tendonitis is one of the most common sources of foot and ankle pain. A tendon is strong tissue that attaches muscle to bone. Inflammation around this tendon causes pain and sometimes swelling. Taking a break from the aggravating activity will usually relieve the painful symptoms.

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A Look at Painful Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are benign growths that develop on the bottom of your feet caused by direct contact with the human papilloma virus (HPV) – the same virus that causes warts on other areas of the body. Some people are more susceptible than others to HPV, and not everyone will develop plantar warts if they come into contact with the virus. Individuals with weak immuneplantar warts systems or damaged skin on the Continue reading

Say Goodbye to Embarrassing Toenail Fungus with New PinPointe FootLaser

Characterized by thick, unsightly, discolored nails, fungus-infected toenails can be irritating, embarrassing and painful. For years, the only treatments available for toenail fungus were topical and oral medications or removal of the nail. Typically, the medications were largely ineffective and removal of the nail plate was painful and debilitating.
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Welcome To Our Brooklyn Podiatry Blog!

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a podiatrist in the Brooklyn area, we’re excited you are here. With the podiatry industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our Continue reading

Brooklyn Foot Doctor Blog Feed

Shin SplintsAlthough a shin splint is commonly used to describe various pains between the ankle and the knee, it actually refers to a specific inflammatory condition of the tibia — a condition called medial tibial stress syndrome.

A type of “overuse injury” to the legs, the most common causes of shin splints include excessive running, poor conditioning and over-pronation (flattening of the arch). The result is pain in the front or Continue reading