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Self-conscious about my feet

by Dr. Neal Blitz

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 »

Bunions starting to grow back

by Dr. Neal Blitz

I currently live in New York City and have had a bunion shaved from my left foot several years ago. I have noticed what looks like the same bunion starting to grow back. Is this possible and what can I do so this does not happen again? Bunions can come back, and this is more… Read more »

Uncomfortable beautiful designer shoes

by Dr. Neal Blitz

I am getting married at the end of the year. I live in Manhattan and I am 32 years old. I have extremely uncomfortable beautiful designer shoes for the wedding and I am wondering if there is any way to make them more comfortable to walk in the day of the wedding? I am trying… Read more »

Foot Pain in New York City

by Dr. Neal Blitz

Living in New York City being able to walk comfortably around the city is extremely important. I have recently noticed my feet are staring to ache and my calves get sore and feel swollen. I don’t have a huge arch in my foot. Would this be the cause of my pain? Nearly every New Yorker… Read more »

Numbing sensation caused by Diabetes?

by Dr. Neal Blitz

At 48 years old I suffer from diabetes. I live in New York and I do a lot of walking. I have noticed that if I am on my feet for an extended period of time I get a numbing sensation and cannot feel my feet. Would this be caused by my diabetes? Diabetes is… Read more »

I may have broken a toe.

by Dr. Neal Blitz

I am a 33 year old female living in NYC and I am an avid runner and I believe I may have broken a toe. Is there anything I can do for this or do I need to leave it alone? Runners in Manhattan tend to develop more foot problems because they are run on… Read more »

Bunion Surgery Recovery is not what it used to be

by Dr. Neal Blitz

New patented bunion surgery technology allows Dr. Blitz New York bunion surgeon to walk his bunion surgery patients after surgery without casts or crutches.