Category Archives: Podiatrist

Oceanside Affordable Podiatrist

Affordable foot care in Oceanside

Oceanside affordable podiatrist

Oceanside affordable podiatrist

Every step feels like you’re about to give in. Like the pain is enough to bring you to your knees. That definitely doesn’t sound good. In fact, it sounds like you might want to see a professional about that. And don’t you worry about budget concerns—New York Podiatry Care has your back. Our top-notch Oceanside affordable podiatrist will know precisely what to do. Don’t waste any time. Visit us as soon as possible.

Swinging by his office, you’ll find an impressive selection of foot care services. So you can breathe easy, knowing you don’t need to bounce around all over town anymore. Now you can consolidate podiatry treatment in a single location. His office provides some of the following services: diabetic foot care, heel pain, wound care, cosmetic & reconstructive foot surgery, fungal infections, ankle/foot fractures and sprains, bunions and hammertoes, ingrown nails, and orthotics. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Like any health issue, it’s pivotal to stay on top of them early and often. A podiatrist can evaluate, assess, and treat any prevailing conditions that are afflicting your feet. Fighting through the pain, ignoring medical treatment is a practical guarantee that you’re setting yourself up for a world of complications further down the line. And why put yourself through that if it can be easily avoided? Exactly. Take the first step and reach out to New York Podiatry Care, and speak with our Oceanside affordable podiatrist. That’s all there is to it.

How does one go about reaching out? Easily. Do either via phone or e-mail—whatever is easiest for you. Then speak with our amazing staff about scheduling an appointment with New York Podiatry Care. Once you’re all set, it won’t be long before you meet with our Oceanside affordable podiatrist. Really couldn’t be easier.

756 East Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(917) 259-6557

Podiatrist in Oceanside NY

Bunions and Hammertoes in Oceanside NY

Podiatrist in Oceanside NY

Podiatrist in Oceanside NY

Today, there is really no reason to live your life with foot pain since there are so many foot treatments available. At New York Podiatry Care, our top-notch podiatrist in Oceanside NY, Dr. Sarah Kim, can provide you with treatment for many different foot problems, including problems resulting from bunions and hammertoes.

Bunions and hammertoes are two of the most common reasons why people come in to see our podiatrist in Oceanside NY. They both can cause foot pain, which can make it difficult to live your everyday life, or even enjoy going for walks in the park. Both hammertoes and bunions can be treated in several different ways. When a person has a bunion that is causing them pain, the bunion can be removed with bunion surgery. Our foot doctor will assess your individual situation and let you know which type of bunion treatment will work best for you. Some people go through their lives with bunions, and are never really bothered by them. Other people come to our office to have their bunions treated while they are small, to reduce the chance that they will become bigger and more painful. If a person has a hammertoe, it can be a rigid or flexible hammertoe. If a hammertoe is flexible, it can still be moved. However, if left untreated, the hammertoe will eventually become rigid and cause a lot of pain for the patient. When a person has a rigid hammertoe, the toe is stuck in a position that looks like an upside down “v.” Arthritis can set into the joint and the hammertoe can be very painful for the patient. In addition, since the toe cannot be straightened, it will rub against the top of the shoe and can develop corns which can be quite painful, as well. The only way rigid hammertoe can be corrected is with foot surgery.

For an appointment to be seen by our podiatrist in Oceanside NY for treatment of your bunions, or hammertoes, simply contact our office today.

New York Podiatry Care
756 East Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(917) 259-6557

Bunion Treatment in Long Beach CA

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Bunion Treatment in Long Beach CA

Bunion Treatment in Long Beach CA

At New York Podiatry Care we pride ourselves on providing the best in bunion treatment in Long Beach CA. Bunions are a progressive foot condition that affects the joint of the big toe. Bunions cause deformities and spreading of the metatarsal bone, causing the big toe to appear to be moving inward. The joint ends up becoming enlarged and deformed, weak and irritated, rubbing against shoes and other footwear. Arthritis also affects the joint more easily, causing it to be stiff and sore.

Many bunion deformities can progress if they are not treated properly. A bunion progressing from Stage I to Stage V can end up becoming debilitating. Over time bunions can cause hammertoes, calluses, plantar fasciitis and shin splints. At this point the patient will need either foot surgery or modified shoes. For those with diabetes, it is especially important to seek foot care for their bunion treatment in Long Beach CA. Diabetics should have their feet checked anywhere from two to three times per year to prevent the complications that diabetes can cause in the feet. It affects the foot’s circulation and causes balance to be off and wounds may heal slowly due to numbness. Our diabetic foot care treatments can be accomplished through very minimally invasive procedures and through surgery.

Treatment for bunion care includes non-surgical as well as surgical options. The ultimate goal of treatment is to relieve foot pain and to prevent the bunion from getting worse. Non-surgical treatments include wearing comfortable shoes or orthotics, and using bunion pads or arch supports inside your shoe. For diabetic foot pain, we recommend non-surgical pain relieving options such as acetaminophen and anti-inflammatory medicine. If you suffer from diabetic foot problems, applying ice to reduce pain and swelling can help. Bunion treatment in Long Beach CA is usually very effective for patients in relieving pain.

New York Podiatry Care
756 East Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(917) 259-6557

Rockville Centre Podiatrist

Treating bunions and hammertoes in Rockville Centre

Rockville Centre podiatrist

Rockville Centre podiatrist

Bunions are a progressive foot condition that affects the joint of the big toe. Bunions can cause deformities and spreading of the metatarsal bone, deforming the foot so that the big toe appears to be moving inward. The joint becomes enlarged and deformed over time. This causes the toe joint to become weak and irritated. At New York Podiatry Cre, our Rockville Centre podiatrist can help heal and treat painful bunions and other similar foot conditions such as hammertoes.

Bunions stick out to the side of the foot, making them susceptible to irritation from constant rubbing against shoes. Even worse, arthritis can affect the joint more easily, causing it to become stiff and sore. This painful condition affects many people each year and the condition can progress to a worse state if it is not treated in time. A bunion progressing from Stage I to Stage V can be debilitating. Living with bunions means turning to alternative ways of treating the foot, such as wearing modified shoes or considering foot surgery. We at New York Podiatry Care focus first on non-invasive treatments before turning to surgery as an option. Our Rockville Centre podiatrist is experienced in foot orthotics and treatments for bunions to help reduce pain and swelling.

Bunions can cause hammertoes, calluses and shin splints so they should be treated as quickly as possible and in a timely manner before they get worse. The goal of treatment is to immediately relieve toe pain and to prevent bunions from progressing or deteriorating. Our Rockville Centre podiatrist can discuss orthotic shoes with you if need be and inform you on how these shoes are made and how they can be worn to relieve pain. For more mild cases and temporary relief, we can prescribe acetaminophen and anti-inflammatory medicines to reduce the swelling associated with bunions. Ice, staying off feet as much as possible, wearing comfortable shoes and other easy to manage options can provide much relief in a quick way. If the bunions become extremely restrictive, we will discuss surgery options with you. Surgery can be a highly effective treatment and can relieve bunions permanently if healed properly.

756 East Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(917) 259-6557

Hammertoes in Long Beach NY

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Hammertoes in Long Beach NY

Hammertoes in Long Beach NY

Hammertoes are a painful condition that is common in many people and can be alleviated with permanent removal. At New York Podiatry Care, we treat hammertoes in Long Beach NY and other foot conditions so that our patients can live a pain free life.

Hammertoe is usually indicated by one of the toe joints pointing upwards instead of laying flat and in line with the foot. This deformity happens when the toe’s muscles become weak and put pressure on the joints and tendons, forcing it to become misshapen and to stick upwards. Hammertoe is classified for any condition where the muscle in the toe is weakened, causing a deformity where the toe bends at the middle joint. The more rigid the toe, the more painful the condition is. Hammertoe can be the result of poorly fitted shoes, genetic predispositions, underlying medical conditions or neuromuscular disease. Those with diabetes are at an increased risk for complications from hammertoe. If toes receive too much pressure, a corn or other ulceration can develop, putting diabetics at risk. A condition called neuropathy, common in diabetics, can lead to the ulcerations becoming infected. If not treated, this can result in loss of a toe or even the foot itself. Sometimes genetics are to blame. People are born with a certain foot type that can predispose them to problems with feet, such as hammertoe. Feet that are flat and flexible can lead to the condition because the foot cannot stabilize properly.

Wearing tight fitting shoes or poorly fitted shoes is one of the number one causes of hammertoe. Ill-fitting shoes tend to have little to no arch support. Pointy and high heeled shoes can place pressure on the toes and joints in the foot, making women susceptible to this condition. Treatment options for hammertoe include surgery as the best option for eradicating it. Surgery straightens the foot out, making shoes able to fit better and making the foot more aesthetically attractive. For treatment involving hammertoes in Long Beach NY, call our offices today. We are located in convenient Long Beach and can treat this painful condition using minimally invasive procedures.

756 East Park Avenue
Long Beach, NY 11561
(917) 259-6557

Long Beach Podiatrist

Podiatrist in Long Beach

Dr. Sarah Kim is a leading podiatrist serving the public from her office in Long Beach. With a  doctorate degree in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University, Dr. Kim has used her knowledge of podiatry to serve patients who suffer from a litany of foot ailments. Along with corrective services aimed at repairing patients damaged feet, Dr. Kim also believes in educating all of her patients in order to ensure they engage in the most optimal practices that will ensure the continued health of their feet. Dr. Kim’s office exudes professionalism, and her clients are ensured to leave pleased with the work she has done to ensure their good health. Her office is also committed to eliminating all negative stigmas associated with doctor’s offices, aiming instead to inspire her patients and allow them to partake in a visit that will be completely anxiety free. Dr. Kim’s dedication to her patients health and happiness is unrivaled, making New York Podiatry Care the preferred office of patients seeking a podiatrist in the Long Beach area.

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756 EAST PARK AVENUE
LONG BEACH, NY 11561
(917) 259-6557