Adler Footcare Blog

5 Things You Ought to Know About Foot Surgery Procedures

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 12, 2015 9:00:00 AM

When you hear that someone is going in for surgery, it’s easy to immediately associate it with the stigma of Grey’s Anatomy – traumatic, emotional, and frightening. While there are many surgeries that exude these types of emotions, foot surgery at Adler Footcare isn’t one of them because the procedures we perform have your best interest in mind.

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Topics: foot surgery

How Hammertoe Correction Could Make Your Life Easier

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Apr 29, 2015 12:24:12 PM

Do you have a bent toe? Does putting on your shoes hurt the top of your toe, or do you have corns forming on the top of the toe joint? Is it painful and hard to move your toe joint, or is the joint red and swollen? If you can relate to any of these descriptions, you may have what is called a hammertoe. It is helpful to look at what hammertoes are, how they affect your life, and more importantly what hammertoe correction treatments are available.

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Topics: foot problems, foot surgery, HyProCure

Does Joint Commission Accreditation Matter When Treating Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Apr 15, 2015 2:14:43 PM

If you have problems causing you chronic foot pain and are trying to decide where to be treated, you will want to find a patient centered quality practice; a practice you can trust and that you know will get the job done right. You are dealing with your feet after all – they support the weight of your body, take you where you want to go, and as you know all too well, limit your daily activities when they hurt. They deserve only the best treatment to keep you at your best for years to come. That’s why finding an accredited practice or surgery center is important. If you’re not sure whether or not accreditation matters, ask yourself the following questions:

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Topics: Foot Care, foot surgery, Choosing a Podiatrist

Is a Bunionectomy the Same as Bunion Surgery?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Apr 10, 2015 1:33:51 PM

If you have a bunion, you may be experiencing more than the pain from the bump on your big toe. Just trying to understand the jargon and multiple medical terms you read can be painful enough. You may have frequently come across the term “bunionectomy” and wondered if it's synonymous with bunion surgery or a completely different procedure.

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Topics: Bunion Surgery, foot surgery, HyProCure

Quick and Easy Foot Pain Treatments You Should Know About

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Mar 31, 2015 9:00:00 AM

There are easy fixes for your foot pain if your feet are just tired from general wear and tear, or your feet hurt from those flip flops or heels you wear that offer no support. Most of the time, resting your feet at the end of the day or finding a good, supportive pair of shoes to wear will do the trick. But what about when you have chronic foot pain that is only seeming to get worse? That’s when you should ask a qualified podiatrist about the quick, easy, and effective treatments available.

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Topics: foot surgery, toenail fungus, HyProCure

3 Foot Pain Treatments That Will Save You Time

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Mar 10, 2015 9:00:00 AM

A new season is right around the corner and Daylight Savings Time is once again in affect. If you dread the warmer weather and longer days because it means open toe shoes and invitations to jog and therefore be on your feet longer than absolutely necessary, it’s time to put the spring back in your step and get treated for your foot pain. As you “spring forward” and lose an extra hour of sleep, getting treated for the foot problems causing you pain will make you feel like you gain that hour back.

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Topics: foot pain, foot surgery

What Will Hammertoe Surgery Recovery Require?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Feb 24, 2015 9:00:00 AM

If you have a difficult time finding comfortable shoes, your toes always feel like they’re crammed into your footwear, and you’re experiencing consistent foot pain, you might need to find a treatment for hammertoe. There are basic treatments that you can consider, but ultimately long term treatment may involve minimally invasive surgery. If you think surgery will be the category you’ll fall into, your next question will probably have to do with the hammertoe surgery recovery time.

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Topics: foot problems, foot surgery

Why 'Real Housewives' Star Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Foot Pain Treatments

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jan 24, 2015 3:00:00 PM

When you think of foot problems you probably don’t picture a beautiful woman with a bump on her big toe – also known as a bunion. But even Real Housewives aren’t exempt from foot pain caused by bunions. As is the case with The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Claudia Jordan. She’s also very good at making excuses as to why to not get treatment for her bunion, similar to the types of excuses the average person might make. Find out what they are in the article below.

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Topics: Bunion Surgery, foot pain, foot surgery

[Video & Transcript]: Minimally Invasive Surgery at Adler Footcare

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Dec 16, 2014 9:00:00 AM

If you have foot problems causing you chronic foot pain, then minimally invasive foot surgery is a remarkable treatment offered by the New York podiatrists at Adler Footcare that you need to know about. Watch the video below or read the transcript to learn more about how minimally invasive foot surgery can get you back to experiencing life without foot pain.

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Topics: foot pain, foot surgery

Gifts You Can Give to Someone Recovering From Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Dec 6, 2014 3:30:00 PM

The hustle and bustle of the holidays brings with it extra stress. Have you slowed down to consider the stress it puts on your feet? You put on your dress shoes for parties, your comfortable flats for shopping, your rubber boots for cleaning up the yard, or your slippers for baking up some goodies in the kitchen. So imagine if you had to have foot surgery during the holiday season. It very well could turn Christmas into a bah-humbug holiday – but it doesn’t have to. If you know someone recovering from foot surgery, below are some “gifts” you can give them to help with their recovery and still enjoy the holiday season.

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Topics: foot surgery