Podiatry Blog

Why Do My Feet Tingle?

At Brook Valley Podiatry, we treat patients for many different foot and ankle conditions. One of the most serious conditions we treat—nerve damage in the feet—can lead to severe complications and medical emergencies. If your feet are tingling—and especially if this is...

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Are Your Shoes Bad for Your Feet

There are two ways to think about shoes – how they look and what they do. Both have at least a certain degree of importance, but one of these should be more important to you than the other. Footwear can certainly be used as a form of self-expression. If you are an...

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How to Care for Mom’s Feet

Sunday May 14th is Mother’s Day, which makes this the perfect time to discuss women’s foot care. Of course, the first step in foot care for anyone is always to identify problems (and risks for problems) so they can be addressed properly. By knowing which conditions...

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7 Ways to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

We take pride in providing effective care for all of our patients when pain or difficulty arises. Even better, though, we have tips to help you prevent problems from developing in the first place. The most common source of heel pain is a condition known as plantar...

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Foot Pain During Pregnancy

In addition to everything else that is happening at the time, you may have some foot problems develop during your pregnancy. There can be swelling from the excessive fluids your body is producing and your shoes will start becoming rather tight. Another issue that...

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What are Symptoms of Neuropathy

Here in greater New York, we rely on a complicated web of transportation routes to get us to and from work, school, and hobbies. Cars, buses, subways, trains, ferries—there’s even one guy from Hoboken who takes a kayak over the Hudson every morning! Although the...

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How to Stop Neuropathy Pain

What do you do when you can’t trust your own senses? For millions of Americans who suffer from peripheral neuropathy, that’s a question they must ask themselves nearly every day. Neuropathy is a very distressing precisely because it disrupts the connection between...

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Solutions for Heel Pain

If you’re suffering from heel pain, you know that it can upend your life in a big way. Soreness and discomfort can make your work day seem to last forever, and keep you from enjoying recreational activities you once loved. Just getting out of bed in the morning can be...

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Help Kids’ Feet Develop

You rely on feet for a lifetime. In fact, a typical 80-year-old might have logged more than 100,000 miles on foot since taking their first steps! Naturally, as a parent, you want to ensure that your little one’s feet grow up healthy and strong so that they’re up to...

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