Blog Articles

Pain in the Plantar Plate (Ball of Foot Pain)

As a wise man from Anatevka said: sounds crazy, no?  But in our little forefoot there is indeed such a structure, that exists to hold our toes in position, and sometimes, what can I say, goes a bit meshugena!  And what does that part of the foot do? 

Feb 17th, 2020
Hammer (toe) Time

Now that I have your attention and you have that song running though your head, or perhaps just the riff sampled from the original Rick James bouncing around in your cerebral cortex, it’s time to talk toes.

Jan 20th, 2020
Sweet Feet

It’s not what you think.  It is, however, an attention grabbing title and that, my young NYC podiatry patients is quite intentional. 

Nov 18th, 2019
In-office Hammertoe Treatment

The weather is getting cold here in the Bronx and that toe that is rubbing on your summer sandal isn’t looking to feel any more comfortable in your winter boot.  Yes, the pesky hammertoe that rubs on shoes, ruins closets, and generally makes a mess out of

Oct 22nd, 2019
Is a Screw Used in Bunion Surgery?

It’s not as bad as it sounds. Over the past 16 years of treating my near and dear podiatry patients in Parkchester and all over the Bronx, I have met a lot of people, discussed a lot of procedures and repaired a lot of bunions (among many other maladies an

Sep 18th, 2019
Lovin’ Summer

It’s not over yet, even though it seems to just evaporate away, doesn’t it. Like I tell my dear NYC and Bronx podiatry patients, at this point in my life summer is like winter with better weather and slightly less traffic - but only slightly.

Aug 7th, 2019
Independence Day

Hello again to my dear Bronx podiatry patients. Today is July 3rd, one day before we celebrate the birth of our now and always great nation. Don’t interrupt your barbecue and beach plans just to read this most holy sacred and hallowed blog post, but do put

Jul 3rd, 2019
Do I Need Bunion Surgery?

This is one of the most common questions I receive in my office, right after, “Why would you want to work on feet?”  Frankly the first is a bit easier to answer, although my stock answer for the second is simple: because I love feet!  And that generally sh

Jun 20th, 2019
Get Some Support With Custom Orthotics

Memorial Day has come and gone and summer is officially here. It’s time to get out once again, and getting out means getting supported with orthotics.

May 31st, 2019