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When you cannot run away from the pain Sep 20th, 2021

When you cannot run away from the pain We love sports. It gives us energy, potency, clears the mind, and helps us to be more focused and productive. Yoga, basketball, CrossFit, jogging, cycling, soccer, football, there are thousands of types of sports activities that can be very beneficial to our...

What is Foot & Ankle Neuropathy ? Jan 15th, 2020

Neuropathy is basically his condition in which your, your nerves stop firing or the fire abnormally. Just going to lead to a lot of symptoms including burning, tingling, uh, numbness, uh, loss of vibration or position sense. It can also lead to some electric light sensations in your feet. How...

Dermal Fillers…Not Just Another Pretty Face Dec 26th, 2019

Ankle leg pain, man holding sore and painful foot muscle, sprain or cramp ache filled with red pink bright place. Over trained injured person when training exercising or running outdoors. Dermal Fillers have revolutionized the practice of aesthetic medicine, mostly for the face. Now, podiatric medicine is using them to...

Chances Are, It’s Plantar Fasciitis Dec 13th, 2019

I see a lot of different conditions of the foot and ankle in my practice, but by far one of the most common is Plantar Fasciitis. Do you think you might be suffering from this condition? Well, let’s take it step by step (excuse the pun) and find out. Before...

Ingrown Toenails Aug 15th, 2019

They’re annoying. They’re painful. They’re common. Yes, ingrown toenails are a nuisance affecting millions of people every year. Yet, many people know very little about why they happen, or even when they’re happening. The ingrown toenail knows no age. It can affect kids as well as adults. In the most...

No Need to Be Down on Your Heels Aug 12th, 2019

At one time or another, most people experience chronic heel pain. It’s especially prevalent in city dwellers who pound the pavement every day, getting themselves to and from work. Or in those physically active folks, you know, the runners, dancers and gym enthusiasts. Another group at risk are individuals who...

Toenail & Foot Fungus, Fundamentally Aug 8th, 2019

Have you noticed a yellow discoloration in one or more of your toenails? Is the toenail thicker and harder to trim than usual? Perhaps white marks have appeared under the nail plate, and you’re detecting an unpleasant odor. Well, chances are you have the ever-annoying Toenail Fungus. Let’s take a...

Don’t’ Let Pain Be Your Achilles Heel Aug 5th, 2019

Have you been experiencing pain in the back of your heel? If so, the cause might very well be Achilles Tendinitis. To give you a frame of reference, the Achilles tendon is the tough, thick band of tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. Now that you...

Arthritis Doesn’t Ignore Feet Aug 1st, 2019

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. The truth is, feet are very much affected by arthritis. So, if you’re experiencing foot pain, you shouldn’t rule out arthritis as the cause. So,...

Numbness and Diabetic Neuropathy. How to protect your feet Jul 26th, 2019

Have you been experiencing seemingly unexplained foot or ankle pain? The culprit might very well be Neuropathy. Never heard of it? Well, it can be defined as the spontaneous firing of damaged nerve fibers, but that’s medical jargon. You can just raise a red flag if you’re experiencing any one...

Skin Cancer – Don’t Ignore Your Feet Jul 1st, 2019

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. Nevertheless, it’s a good idea to be proactive in between exams and be on the lookout for any abnormalities, such...

Flat Feet…No Longer the Arch Enemy Jun 24th, 2019

Collapsing arches have become somewhat of an epidemic. No, flat feet aren’t something you can catch. It’s just that although nature has designed our feet perfectly, things like stylish shoes and man-made, hard flooring have taken their toll on them. Our poor feet just weren’t meant for that kind of...

What is Plantar Fasciitis ? An In Depth Look! Dec 31st, 2018

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, you develop a great deal...

Passion to Treat New Yorkers with the Most Advanced Podiatric Care Dec 30th, 2018

Daria N.: New York is the greatest walking and running city in the world, so it is especially important for New Yorkers to live pain-free, commuting and enjoying what the city has to offer. Hi, I’m Daria Nichiforova at DeLoor Podiatry Associates. Today my guest is Dr. Jose Loor, owner...

Experiencing pain in the back of your foot? Dec 30th, 2018

Have you been experiencing pain in the back of your foot? If so, the cause may very well be Achilles tendinitis. Hi, I’m Daria Nichiforova at DeLoor Podiatry Associates. Today one of our pediatric surgeons, Doctor Vu Nguyen, is here to tell us about Achilles tendinitis and how to effectively...

Whats Best to wear ? Heals Or Flats ? Dec 30th, 2018

Like most women, fashionable shoes are important part of their personal life. Dr. Tania Kapila talks about the choice every woman has to make. Heels or flats? Dr. Kapila, what is the verdict? The answer might surprise you. Heels can be a much better choice than other shoes. It all...

How Dermal Fillers Release Foot Pain Dec 30th, 2018

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. As we age, we actually lose the padding on the balls of our feet, and that can lead to metatarsalgia, pain in the ball of...

Podiatric Surgeon Dr Patel – Heel Pain and New Yorkers Dec 30th, 2018

One of the most common questions and conditions that I see in my patients is heel pain. In the city of New York where everyone is walking on hard pavement, we have a lot of active people, runners, dancers, and folks that go to the gym, heel pain is very,...

Why Custom foot Orthotics? Mar 6th, 2018

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. What that means most of us have one side longer than the other....

Why Skin Care of the Foot and Ankle is Often Ignored Mar 6th, 2018

Did you know that in general skin care of the foot and ankle is often ignored? We discuss the importance of routine skin cancer screenings of the foot and ankle. Dr. Roy, what should we be looking for? Dr. Roy: When it comes to the overall skin care of the...

What Should I Know About Arthritis of the Feet? Jan 6th, 2018

Did you know that your feet can be very much affected by arthritis? Podiatric surgeon, Dr. Salvatore Guadino talks about the arthritis of the feet. Did you know there’s over 100 different types of arthritis that affect the foot? The most common types of arthritis that affect the feet are...

Stones on the Balls of Your Foot : Morton’s Neuroma Treatment Oct 2nd, 2017

DeLoor Podiatry has plenty of patients who complain of stones on the ball of their foot. They say it “feels like I’m walking on marbles.” This is common in women, particularly those who have been using high heels for a long time. But it also affects distance runners of all...

Numbing and Electricity in Toes: Solutions for Neuroma in the Foot Oct 2nd, 2017

Numbing and electricity in toes when running can ruin the “high” of running for many patients. DeLoor Podiatry sees people who come in after trying different shoes, and different foot supports. When these don’t work, it means the issue is related to nerve compression, called neuromas. Also called nerve entrapment,...

Ankle Arthritis Sep 9th, 2017

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. Injury and osteoarthritis can also cause ankle pain, but ankle arthritis is prevalent. It’s among the most commonly affected joints...

Heel Pain: Neuritis of the Foot Jul 2nd, 2017

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. “People ignore sprains especially when the pain seems to be ‘normal.’ You twist your ankle, it’s normal that it swells...

Ilizarov. Returning freedom of movement Jun 20th, 2017

The great orthopedic surgeon and inventor Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov would have turned 96 on June, 15. He devoted all his life to helping people with bone injures. The special technique designed for long-term fixation to treat bone fractures is called after him – the Ilizarov apparatus. Gavriil Abramovich was born...

Ankle Swelling Jun 9th, 2017

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. But if you have pain, OR if you’ve recently had a ‘clumsy moment’, it’s highly likely you have a torn ligament and delayed...

Ankle Clicking – Damaged Cartilage May 9th, 2017

“Why is my ankle clicking?” “My ankle makes a popping sound.” We hear this quite a bit from patients in DeLoor Podiatry, pun intended. According to Dr. Jose Loor, the common causes of ankle clicking and popping are tendon snapping over the bones, a chronic ligament injury, and OCD or...

Painful Arch and Heel – Understanding Your Plantar Fasciitis and Fasciosis Apr 9th, 2017

A painful arch, a burning sensation in the heel and the arch of the foot making it almost impossible to stand and walk, often sends patients to DeLoor Podiatry in a hurry. And that’s good, because this condition is easily treated, and SHOULD be treated before it gets worse. What...

High Heels: The Known and Less Known Dangers and how to Avoid Them Mar 24th, 2017

It is no secret that the world of fashion condemns any footwear that does not have a semblance of a heel. From Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, to the thousand of other style icons today, if you want to be in, you must don the stiletto. But what...

The Perils of High Heels — Ankle Instability and Injury Jan 9th, 2017

Patients come to our specialists about ankle instability, noticeable in the inability to wear high heels. It can be sudden, or it can be something they’ve always had. DeLoor Podiatry is in New York, the hub of fashion, corporate and high-achievers; women are equally enamored by flats and high heels....

Weak or Loose Ankle – Repairing Cartilage Loss Jan 9th, 2017

A weak ankle or a loose ankle is one of the common complaints patients bring to the specialists at DeLoor Podiatry. These “weak ankles” are so easy to sprain. It usually happens after one sprain– the rest follows afterward. Or there is simply pain when using the ankle, so it’s...

Painful Inner Ankle – Solutions for Traumatic Arthritis Jan 9th, 2017

DeLoor Podiatry has a number of patients with post-traumatic arthritis. It affects around 6 million people in the United States. One of the symptoms is a painful inner ankle, called the medial ankle. Hurting the medial ankle is rarer because we usually sprain the outer ankle. But for soccer players,...