Adler Footcare Blog

[News] There’s More to Bunion Surgery Than THIS Cosmetic Treatment

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 30, 2016 5:18:47 PM

Bunions are painful – finding out after bunion surgery that there was a permanent solution to your problem instead of just a cosmetic solution can hurt even more.

CBS New York recently reported about minimally invasive bunion surgery. While this is a good procedure, ultimately it’s just a cosmetic solution and the bump will regrow. We’d like to offer some additional information related to the news excerpt below and tell you about a real minimally invasive surgical procedure called HyProCure® that has changed people’s lives for the better.

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Topics: Bunion, Bunion Surgery, foot surgery

Discover the Treatment for Hammertoes That Can Help Your Curly Toes

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 29, 2016 6:10:16 PM

Do your toes looked bent and even slightly deformed? Do they curl enough that you’re embarrassed to show them in public? Are they causing you to have foot pain? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you most likely have hammertoes. They are not fun to live with, but the good news is there is a treatment for hammertoes that gives you a way to live without them.

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Topics: foot problems, foot surgery, HyProCure

Dr. Tievsky to Speak About New Technology That Aids Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 18, 2016 6:06:53 PM

Our very own Dr. Alex Tievsky has been invited to speak at the FIP World Congress of Podiatry in Montreal, Canada May 26-28, 2016. This event is held every three years and attracts participants from all around the world.

Dr. Tievsky will be presenting on the topic of “Weight Bearing 3D – CT Imaging for the Private Practice,” which gives podiatrists the ability to view a loaded foot in 3 dimensions to help plan foot surgery.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot surgery, News

You Can Stay Active After Foot Surgery With Low Impact Exercises

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Feb 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When people are considering the idea of getting foot surgery to help with painful foot problems, sometimes it’s not the surgery they are most concerned about, but the recovery time. Especially this time of year when many people have committed to getting healthy by exercising, it can seem like a catch-22 – you’re finally ready to commit to being active, but your foot pain is limiting what you can do.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot surgery, HyProCure

Is Painful Surgery the Only Option for Your Foot Problems?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 25, 2015 3:09:18 PM

If you had a cavity, would you rather get the tooth filled or the tooth pulled? Most people would probably pick the first option because it causes less trauma, pain and recovery. The concept is no different when treating foot problems. If you have a bunion, would you rather be cut open and have part of the bone on your big toe removed, or a procedure that corrects the root problem by making a very small incision?

There are conservative treatments to try for many common foot problems before deciding to get surgery. For example, if you do have a bunion you can try padding, shoes with a wider toe box, or custom orthotics to help you change the way you bear weight on your feet.

Learn more in the article excerpt below and keep reading to find out what a New York podiatrist at Adler Footcare recommends.

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Topics: foot problems, foot surgery

How to Fix Bunions and Avoid Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you’re bothered by bunions on your feet, wouldn’t it be great to find a way to get rid of them without taking drastic measures like foot surgery? You can learn how to fix bunions, or at least manage the pain they are causing, and steer clear of traumatic foot surgery, maybe even indefinitely.

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Topics: Bunion, foot surgery

How Soon After Foot Surgery Can You Get a Pedicure?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Getting a pedicure is relaxing and revitalizing. It’s a therapeutic way to take care of your feet and also take some time out for yourself, leaving you feeling pampered and well-cared for. Some people enjoy getting a pedicure so much it becomes a weekly or monthly ritual, especially during the warm summer months. If you’re someone who consistently enjoys pedicures for both cosmetic and therapeutic reasons, then you may be wondering how soon after foot surgery you can get a pedicure.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot surgery, Pedicures

Dr. Adler Receives Distinguished Foot and Ankle Physician Award [News]

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 30, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Dr. Jeffrey Adler was honored at the 8th Annual Medical Conference hosted by The Graham International Implant Institute in April, receiving the “Eclipse” Award for outstanding community awareness of the importance of aligned feet.

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Topics: foot surgery, HyProCure, News

The Quickest Way to Ensure a Smooth Hammertoe Surgery Recovery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 26, 2015 11:54:05 AM

You take a deep breath in and let it out. You just walked 3 miles, which should be a piece of cake, but your feet hurt and you know it’s because of your hammertoes. You’ve noticed your toes slowly curling for years now. Sometimes they hurt, sometimes they don’t, but today they hurt badly enough that you can’t ignore the pain any longer. It’s time to consider foot surgery. What you’re most nervous about is the hammertoe surgery recovery time, and how much it will affect your daily activities.

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Topics: foot problems, foot surgery

Foot Care Tips: Quick Ways to Reduce Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 19, 2015 9:00:00 AM

You have many options when it comes to reducing or even eliminating your foot pain. The key is choosing the right option. It depends on the severity of your pain and why you’re experiencing it. If you can get to the root problem you can find the best way to treat the pain utilizing the following foot care tips.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot surgery