Adler Footcare Blog

Is Your Big Toenail Falling Off and Causing Your Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Sometimes, you don’t realize what you have until you’re about to lose it. Take your toenails for instance. Your toenails serve the purpose of protecting your toes, assisting with counter pressure to help with balance, and can even signal certain health problems. They also serve a beauty and pampering function. Many people enjoy getting a pedicure to relax and get their toenails painted purely for aesthetical pleasure. You may not give your toenails a second thought – until you start to lose one. It can be a very painful process, especially when it’s your big toenail falling off.

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Topics: foot problems, Foot Care, toenail fungus

[Update] 2 Years Ago Adler Footcare Proudly Sponsored Anna Runs America

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 26, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Updated: August 26, 2016

Here at Adler Footcare of Greater New York we are passionate about feet but also supporting good causes. Two years ago we were the sponsoring podiatrist for Anna Judd—a young woman who ran across the country in support of veterans.

Anna ran from Southern California to New York, specifically the location of where the Twin Towers used to stand, in support of veterans.

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Topics: Foot Care, News, Running

Questions You Want to Ask About Your Foot Problems, But Are Afraid To

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 19, 2016 12:36:03 PM

Sometimes, we have an embarrassing problem that we don’t want to talk about because, well, we’re embarrassed. It’s easy to think that you’re the only one dealing with the problem because no one else talks about it. This is often the case with foot problems. Who wants to discuss a foot fungus, stinky feet or a bony growth on your toe? As it turns out, a lot of people! Check out the article below – you might get an answer to questions that you’re too embarrassed to ask about your feet.

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Topics: foot problems, Foot Care

Should You Use Dental Floss for Your Ingrown Nail Treatment?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

An ingrown toenail is not an uncommon occurrence – we’ve probably all experienced one at some time or another. While unpleasant and often painful, they often go away on their own with some easy at-home treatments. But what should you do when they don’t?

We recently received a comment on our blog article “Foot Care Tips: How Short Should You Cut Your Toenails” from a reader who was given an interesting recommendation for her ingrown nail treatment. Learn what it was and how the best podiatrists in NYC at Adler Footcare responded.

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Topics: foot problems, Foot Care

Adler Footcare Makes List of Top 25 Foot Health Websites to Follow

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 12, 2016 12:27:40 PM

We’re thrilled to announce that Adler Footcare of Greater New York is listed as one of the most credible foot health websites to follow in 2016. We want our patients – as well as potential patients looking for answers to their foot problems – to be informed. That’s why we continually provide information about your foot care needs. We have resources for you to download as well as a video library that provides many answers to common questions. We’re proud to be on this list and we’re in good company! See some of the others that made the list below:

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Topics: Foot Care, News

Adler Footcare Welcomes Dr. Hurt to Our Team of New York Podiatrists

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 8, 2016 12:57:55 PM

The New York podiatrists at Adler Footcare would like to introduce Dr. Melvin B. Hurt, who joins the team at Adler Footcare bringing 25 years of experience as a podiatric surgeon with him.

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Topics: Foot Care, New York Podiatrist, News

5 Common Misconceptions About Getting Treatment for Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 29, 2016 11:58:09 AM

If you’re living with chronic foot pain, it’s time to stop tiptoeing around the subject of treatment. You may be avoiding treatment for a number of reasons. Ultimately you’ll want to visit a foot doctor so you have the right information on how to treat the foot problem causing you pain, but hopefully learning the truth about some of these common misconceptions will help put your mind at ease.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot pain

Protect Yourself from Foot Problems With These DIY Home Pedicure Tips

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 23, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthy feet in the summer is somewhat of an oxymoron. You work hard to keep them looking happy, healthy and beautiful, but they take a beating in flip-flops, sandals, and being exposed to the elements. You can only get so many salon pedicures before it becomes hard on your wallet. Not to mention, you are putting yourself at risk for potential infections like toenail fungus. Protect yourself from potential foot problems and pamper yourself at home anytime you want with the DIY pedicure tips below.

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Topics: Foot Care, Pedicures

Arch Rivals: Common Causes of Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 13, 2016 1:47:53 PM

Arch rival, arch nemesis, arch Honey-I-will-pay-you-$20-to-massage-my-feet. You could make many jokes about foot pain while you sit with your feet propped up on a pillow to quiet the throbbing after being on them all day. For some people, this kind of foot pain is sporadic at best. For others, it's a way of life. Some seek treatment, others seek information before scheduling their next adventure at the doctor’s office. If you’re the latter, let’s get acquainted with your body’s sometimes cruel but necessary travel means: the feet.

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Topics: foot problems, Foot Care, foot pain

Do High Heel Hacks Actually Help Ease Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Do you have a love-hate relationship with high heel shoes? How much pain would even the prettiest, trendiest, just-have-to-have high heels have to cause you in order to ditch them for good? For many women, they are a necessary evil; for others they aren’t willing to sacrifice style for comfort. But do you have to? One woman wanted to find out for sure. Chelsea Marshall, a Buzzfeed Staff Writer, put popular hacks to the test to help her foot pain caused by high heels. Find out what she tried and what did (or did not!) work.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot pain, footwear