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What Causes Hammertoe and What Are My Treatment Options? May 21st, 2021

Hammertoes resemble their name and often take the shape of a hammer. The more technical definition is a foot deformity that can occur for a variety of reasons. An imbalance in muscles, tendons, and ligaments cause the toe to be deformed. Your shoes, foot structure, and underlying diseases can cause...

What Caused Your Neuroma? Apr 22nd, 2021

Our feet have a lot of miles on them! It’s important to take care of our foot health to avoid long-term damage like a neuroma.  At Manhattan Podiatry Associates, PC, your neuroma care is in good hands! Our specialists are experienced in podiatric medicine and foot and ankle rehabilitation and...

Relieve Foot Pain With Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Mar 31st, 2021

Are you suffering from foot pain? You have a lot of company. 80% of Americans will have foot pain at some point in their lives, and for many of these people, their symptoms are severe enough to make even simple tasks like walking and climbing stairs extremely painful. Heel pain...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Mar 17th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

pain after a cortisone injection Jan 12th, 2017

If you have had a cortisone injection for plantar fasciitis, a neuroma or any other inflammatory condition, and experienced increased pain at the injection site you are not alone. You are in the minority however;  a very small percentage of patients receiving a cortisone injection may develop a post-injection flare-up....

plantar warts Dec 8th, 2016

If you see a callous or hard skin anywhere on your feet, chances are it could be a wart, also known as a verruca; A subtle difference that only a podiatric specialist may be able to diagnose. They are viral in origin and most usually are spread from contact with...

Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Nov 16th, 2016

Plantar fasciitis and other tendon pathologies can be chronically painful due to the body's inability to heal the area.  After your body's defense mechanisms have basically given up over time, there is a disconnect between one's brain and the injured area. The signals are just not getting through.  Extracorporeal shock wave therapy flips...