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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 5th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Preventing Diabetic Foot Problems Jul 20th, 2020

As a diabetic, you have a greater chance of developing complications in your feet. In fact, about 50% of diabetics develop debilitating foot pain while at least 10% develop foot ulcers. The good news? There are steps you can take to prevent diabetic foot problems before they start. The team...

How the Tenex Procedure Can Help With Chronic Heel Pain Mar 3rd, 2020

Did you know that about 2 million Americans suffer from chronic heel pain due to plantar fasciitis, a condition that causes inflammation in the supportive tissue of your feet?  If you’re suffering from chronic heel pain, you know how frustrating it can make everyday tasks. At City Podiatry in Midtown,...

Electrical Stimulation Therapy for Bunions Feb 1st, 2020

If you have one or more bunions, you know how difficult they make your life. Especially with all of the pavement pounding New York City requires. From finding shoes that fit to baring your feet at the pool to swelling after walking, bunions are a pain.  At City Podiatry in...

Are You Practicing Good Foot Hygiene to Prevent Athlete’s Foot? Jan 1st, 2020

If you have itchy, scaly skin on your feet, it could be an athlete's foot infection. Athlete's foot is quite common, affecting up to 25% of Americans at any given time. Though it's usually easily treated with an antifungal cream, its prevalence can lead to recurring infections. Fortunately, by putting...

How Custom Orthotics Can Also Improve Ankle, Back, Knee, and Foot Pain Dec 1st, 2019

Chronic knee, hip, or back pain could be signs of a deep-rooted alignment problem that originates in your feet. Since your feet are the foundation for your whole body, they sustain the brunt of impact when you run, jump, or walk.. Additionally, if you wear unsupportive shoes, you’re simply contributing...

Arthritis and Your Feet: Pain Management Tips Oct 31st, 2019

Your feet bear a lot of weight. Even if you’re fit, every pound puts pressure on your poor soles. That’s why they feel so tired at the end of a particularly taxing day.  But, there’s a difference between the occasional aches and serious pain that doesn't go away. If your...

3 Most Common Fractures and How to Treat Them Oct 1st, 2019

Your feet and ankles have a heavy job to do — supporting you throughout your life as you walk, run, jog, dance, and play sports, when they take a particular pounding. Sometimes the stress is just too much, and you’ll get a fracture in your foot or ankle.  Physicians at...

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Feet? Aug 31st, 2019

There are a few words that aptly describe diabetes, namely systemic, chronic, and far-reaching. And the problem has now been called one of the largest healthcare crises of the 21st century, as 10% of the population in the United States has already succumbed to the condition, and this number increases...

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective? Aug 2nd, 2019

A foot injury is not only painful, but it can also have a major impact on your daily activities. It clearly makes walking, a basic function in a place like New York City, especially difficult. But it also may prevent you from exercising, keeping up with your home chores, and...

How to Keep an Ankle Sprain from Becoming a Chronic Instability Jul 25th, 2019

Ankle sprains can be painful and serious. From slight swelling and tenderness to full ligament tears, the after effects can be just as frustrating and painful as the injury. Instability in the ankle following a sprain can result in re-injury and long-term discomfort.  Our team at City Podiatry specializes in...

Why You Need a Board-Certified Podiatrist on Your Diabetic Care Team Jun 14th, 2019

Diabetes is a disease in which your body is not able to process the glucose in your blood, which results in high levels of blood sugar. One complication of the disease is called “peripheral vascular disease.” It affects blood vessels that are away from the heart and leads to reduced...

9 Tips for Preventing Athlete's Foot This Summer May 15th, 2019

Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection that affects the skin on the foot, especially the area between the toes. When left untreated, it can spread to other body parts as well. The infection usually appears during the spring or summer when the foot gets sweaty and warm inside the...

Lapiplasty: Learn All About This New, Breakthrough Bunion Surgery Apr 17th, 2019

Lapiplasty® is a new procedure using patented technology to correct not only the bunion, but its root cause. It straightens three dimensions of alignment of the metatarsal bone. First, it corrects the sideways lean of your metatarsal bone. Second, it stops the abnormal rotation of the bone, which can produce...

Start Laser Treatment Now and banish Fungal Toenails Before Sandal Season Mar 27th, 2019

Toenail fungus is a contagious fungal infection caused by a microscopic organism. In the majority of cases, the first sign that something’s wrong is a small white or yellow spot underneath your toenail. As the infection progresses, additional nail symptoms can arise, such as: Distorted shape Discoloration Thickening A bad...