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Four Non-Obvious Reasons to See Your Foot Doctor Immediately

Most complications even of minor medical conditions are related to the fact that patients address them too late. Either the problem does not cause much pain or looks as to be well treated by your own – it sometimes seems to be less important than our daily
Jun 16th, 2022

Four things to know about orthotics from DR. NIRAL PATEL

Orthotics are medical devices that are prescribed by your podiatrist to help align and improve conditions that are related to your feet. They are designed by using a laser scan which is done in the office and then fabricated and customed in a lab along wit
Apr 27th, 2022

Beauty’s price: blisters, calluses, corns

The closer is summer the stronger is beauty’s demand. It is amazing how far we can go and how much we can sacrifice to be in better shape or to get into a nice dress. Not speaking about the pair of shoes we wish to fit. Bur everything comes with its price
Apr 1st, 2022

Shock Wave Therapy: when your heel heals

Most people don’t know what plantar fasciitis is. Until they face it. There are several ways to handle this medical issue. One of them is relatively new and called Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT).
Mar 23rd, 2022

Cosmetic toenails that allow your natural nails to grow

Sometimes medical problems affect not only the way we feel but also the way we look. There is no need to struggle with any discomfort if you want your toenails to look perfect. Especially, when it gets closer to warm days and open-toe shoes season.
Mar 7th, 2022

About gout: from purine to joint pain

There are many conditions that may cause joint pain. Gout is one of them. This is a form of inflammatory arthritis that often affects the big toe, although the source of the problem is hidden far from the foot. It is a metabolic pathology accompanied ...
Feb 28th, 2022

Support your arch – support your lifestyle

Our body is our blessing and our problem. Unfortunately, besides joy and satisfaction, it also might transmit pain - in a way that even doctors sometimes miss connections that do not look obvious. For example, connection of the feet positioning and the bac
Feb 21st, 2022

Minimally Invasive Surgeries with Maximum Effectiveness

Greater precision and increased accuracy. Less time in the operating room. A less painful and shorter recovery. Less damage to skin and muscle. And, finally, smaller, less visible scars. All that mentioned above apply to Minimally Invasive Surgeries.
Feb 11th, 2022

When you cannot run away from the pain

Yoga, CrossFit, soccer, football, there are thousands of types of sports activities that can be very beneficial to our body and mind, but at the same time, they can lead to acute or chronic conditions, injuries and trauma if not practiced correctly.
Sep 20th, 2021

Ingrown Toenails

They’re annoying. They’re painful. They’re common. Yes, ingrown toenails are a nuisance affecting millions of people every year.
Aug 15th, 2019

No Need to Be Down on Your Heels

At one time or another, most people experience chronic heel pain. It’s especially prevalent in city dwellers who pound the pavement every day,...
Aug 12th, 2019

Arthritis Doesn’t Ignore Feet

When you think about arthritis, what parts of the body pop into your mind? I’d venture to say that you didn’t think of your feet.
Aug 1st, 2019

Skin Cancer – Don’t Ignore Your Feet

In general, skin care of the foot and ankle is often ignored. Of course, a good dermatologist will examine your feet and ankles for skin cancer in a routine screening.
Jul 1st, 2019

What is Plantar Fasciitis ? An In Depth Look!

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions we see in the foot. And basically what it is, is inflammation of a structure that’s on the bottom of the foot that runs from the heel bone to your toes and as it becomes inflamed,...
Dec 31st, 2018

How Dermal Fillers Release Foot Pain

Dermal fillers have revolutionized the practice of aesthetic medicine for the face. Today, podiatric medicine is using dermal fillers to release pain in a foot.
Dec 30th, 2018

Why Custom foot Orthotics?

Why would anyone decide to wear custom foot orthotics? Orthotics are a very important part in podiatry. A lot of us are born, what is called asymmetric, or with what is known as limb length discrepancy, LLD.
Mar 6th, 2018

Ankle Arthritis

Ankle arthritis is a pain when walking and one of the most common complaints patients bring to the attention of Dr. Jose Loor at DeLoor Podiatry in Gramercy, New York.
Sep 9th, 2017

Heel Pain: Neuritis of the Foot

Heel pain in the morning is odd and disturbing enough that patients bring the complaint to DeLoor Podiatry. No one wants to keep dealing with pain first thing in the morning.
Jul 2nd, 2017

Ankle Swelling

Plenty of patients have come to us complaining of ankle swelling at the end of the day. This is usually normal and not a cause for concern.
Jun 9th, 2017

Ankle Clicking – Damaged Cartilage

“Why is my ankle clicking?” “My ankle makes a popping sound.” We hear this quite a bit from patients in DeLoor Podiatry, pun intended.
May 9th, 2017