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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction [PTTD], also known as Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity, or Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity, occurs with aging and wear and tear, resulting in a painful flat foot. It occurs when chronic Read More

Proper Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls

Falls put seniors at risk of serious injury including hip fractures and head injury. Fortunately, most falls result in only minor scrapes and bruises, if that. But they can be Read More

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition in which a nerve known as the posterior tibial nerve compresses while traveling through the tarsal tunnel around the ankle. It is similar to Carpal Read More

Young Childrens Feet

Nearly all children appear to have flat feet when they first start walking. This is partly due to posture; and is associated with fatty deposits in the foot. When toddlers Read More

Ski Season/Orthotic

It is freezing outside! But, even during the frigid temps and gloomy days of winter the action never stops here at Advanced Podiatry.   One of the most common questions our patients have Read More


Do you have sweaty feet- also known as hyperhidrosis? People with hyperhidrosis have sweat glands that activate sooner and remain active for longer periods of time than others. They produce Read More

Falling Can be a Sign of Diabetic Neuropathy

Your feet are the foundation of an active lifestyle. But, if diabetes has been damaging the nerves of your lower extremities, you may begin experiencing peripheral neuropathy-numbness, tingling, or burning in Read More

Foot Surgery

Advanced Podiatry of Manhasset, Maspeth, Huntington, Plainview, and Coram has been successfully treating patients with cutting edge, state of the art, minimally invasive surgical procedures and continuing to learn while doing so. Recent Read More

Morton's Neuroma - By Arden Smith

One of the most common foot conditions, Morton’s neuroma, affects about a third of US adults. It’s an inflammation of a bundle of nerves between the toes, most commonly between Read More

Weight Gain a Contributing Factor to Foot Injuries

Seniors are prone to foot injuries, and weight gain is often a contributing factor.    The injuries are largely due to wear and tear over years of walking, running, and constant pressure Read More

High Heels

Many patients present to the office with bunions and hammertoes and question if they are due to their shoes. Yes, shoe gear especially high heels can play a part in foot Read More

What to do after an Emergency Room or Urgent Care Visit? – “ I have a foot Fracture”

Chances are you had an injury, went to the emergency room with swelling, bruising and pain. X- rays were performed and with little other insight they discharged you in some Read More

How To Choose Winter Shoes

According to our expert podiatrists at Advanced Podiatry, a textured soul is important for traction, especially during inclement weather. It’s also really important to look at the stitching to make sure Read More


Pre-Diabetes is a serious condition in which blood glucose levels are elevated above normal but not yet to the level of diabetes. One in three Americans have prediabetes, and of those, 80% Read More

Infected Ingrown Toenail

                              We have all had one at some point, and we all try to avoid them like the Read More

Fall Risk

Fall. A beautiful season. A potentially ugly verb. When it comes to the lovely colors of autumn we can appreciate a gift from mother nature. The natural force of gravity however Read More

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