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Improper running shoes

At 55 years old I lead an active lifestyle. I currently live in New York.  I am an avid runner who suffers from foot pain. Is it possible improper running shoes could be causing this problem? Having the proper running shoes for you foot are very important.  So, to answer your question, yes, your running… Read more »


I have a hard time wearing open toe shoes

I am a 41 year old female. I live in New York city and I have a hard time wearing open toe shoes in the summer because I have a reoccurring problem with in-grown toenails. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Ingrown toe nails can be cause by shoe gear.  Open toe… Read more »


In-grown toenail on my left foot

Living in the heart of New York as a 30 year old female I have the privilege of wearing my beautiful designer shoes around the city. My only problem is, I have a not very attractive in-grown toenail on my left foot. Are there any at home remedies for this? In my Manhattan practice, I… Read more »


Severe Pain in my foot

I am a 47 year old female living in Manhattan. I have been having severe pain in my foot and I was doing some research on what could be causing my pain. I came across Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy. What exactly is this and how do I know if I have it? Heel pain, plantar fasciitis,… Read more »


Active woman who loves to run

I am a 33 year old woman who loves to run. I live in New York City and I am very active in local Triathlons and sprints. Will taping my ankles offer protection during sports competitions? If your ankle feels unsteady or have repeated ankle sprains, then taping the ankles can offer some benefit, especially… Read more »


Fungus live everywhere, even in Manhattan

Being 29 years old and living in Manhattan I walk a lot during the nicer parts of the season. I noticed a not so pretty fungus on my right big toe. I have been using the vinegar method to soak my foot in. How often do I need to change the vinegar when soaking my… Read more »


Hair loss related to fungus

I am 46 years old and live in the City in New York. I am very active and healthy but I noticed I have a fungus on one of my toes. At the same time I noticed this, I also started losing quite a bit of hair. Can the two be related? Fungus can grow… Read more »


A variety of bumps around the big toe joint that are confused with a bunions

I saw a surgeon in New York in reference to a bump that I have on both of my feet. He informed me that they are not bunions but they are right around my big toe joints. Is it still possible to have both of the bumps removed and have my insurance cover it? It… Read more »


Is it possible to have surgery like liposuction to my ankles to make them look smaller?

As a woman living in New York City I am very into fashion. I unfortunately have chubby ankles. Is it possible to have surgery like liposuction to my ankles to make them look smaller. And will this affect my ability to wear high heels? Chubby ankles have been nicknamed by the media as “cankles.” This… Read more »


Self-conscious about my feet

I am 25 years old and I currently live in Manhattan. I have always been self-conscious about my feet because I have extremely long toes. I recently had surgery to shorten the length of my toes. How long after this surgery will I be able to start running again? Toe shortening procedures involve removing a… Read more »