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Good Diabetic Foot Care Starts Now

Good Diabetic Foot Care Starts Now

If you own a car or a house, odds are good you know the value of preventative maintenance. A little effort to make sure everything is in running order always beats the costs of something failing at the moment you need it. Diabetic foot care is a lot like maintaining...

Ready to Hit the Beach? Mind Your Feet!

Ready to Hit the Beach? Mind Your Feet!

Winter didn’t feel very rough—until it suddenly decided to be. But as the days grow longer and the temperature starts to rise, hope of warm, sandy beaches and refreshing swims start to rise, too. If you are looking for waterfront options, whether beach or pool, there...

Is it Neuropathy or Something Else: A Quiz

Is it Neuropathy or Something Else: A Quiz

There is no lack of sensations you can feel in your feet. There is, of course, the standard hot and cold. Those are pretty easy enough. Tingling? A little odd, but still relatively simple to tell when it’s happening. And then there’s pain. But just calling it “pain”...

How Not to Injure Yourself When Pursuing New Year’s Goals

How Not to Injure Yourself When Pursuing New Year’s Goals

It’s a new year! Time to set a new personal goal! (But really, even if it’s May and you’re reading this, who cares? Set a new goal anyway. There’s no bad time!) Good for you if you’ve set a goal to increase your fitness or just get out and move more. No matter when...

Feet, Floors, and Sports Injuries

Feet, Floors, and Sports Injuries

Ah, the great indoors! Thanks to New York’s typical wet, slushy, snowy, and frequently frigid winter weather, many athletes and active people have switched over to indoor pursuits. High school and college teams in season include basketball, gymnastics, indoor track...

From A to Feet: Nutrients and Your Foot Health

From A to Feet: Nutrients and Your Foot Health

You have been told your whole life to make sure you get your vitamins and minerals. Everything seems to get tied to a specific function, too—whether it’s valid or not. “Vitamin A is good for your eyes!” “Calcium gives you strong bones!” “Vitamin C helps with colds!”...

Protecting Your Footwork in Taekwondo, Muay Thai, and Kickboxing

Protecting Your Footwork in Taekwondo, Muay Thai, and Kickboxing

Dr. Birnbaum knows at least a bit more in martial arts than you might expect from your everyday podiatrist. He’s taken a few Taekwondo classes, after all! Footwork intensive arts such as Taekwondo, Muay Thai, and kickboxing require plenty of training, conditioning,...

Is KeryFlex Right For Me?

Is KeryFlex Right For Me?

If you’ve spent at least a year in our neck of the woods, you know how much range there can be in the seasons. A glaring hot summer one part of the year; a snow-buried freezer of a winter in another! While the differences are dramatic when seen side-to-side, they...

Get Your Fungal Nails Ready for Summer with KeryFlex

Get Your Fungal Nails Ready for Summer with KeryFlex

If you have an ongoing fungal nail infection, we don’t have to tell you how embarrassing it can be. You already know. And with summer approaching yet again, you might be thinking, “Ugh, not this again.” Time to make some tough decisions. Keep your feet locked away in...

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