Adler Footcare Blog

What Your Feet Have to Do with Back Pain While Traveling

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 16, 2016 4:20:00 PM

Are you dreading an upcoming business trip or vacation simply because you’re anticipating how painful the flight or drive will be? Sitting for long periods of time in small spaces can get extremely uncomfortable. Even more so if you have chronic back pain. Not to mention the pain causes you to be irritable and unpleasant to be around. You may be able to avoid or at least reduce your back pain by using the traveling tips below. Then keep reading to learn how the problem causing your back pain may actually be in your feet.

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, HyProCure, Back Pain

Chill Out With These Cold Weather Foot Care Tips to Protect Your Feet

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 18, 2015 2:16:44 PM

It’s important to keep your feet healthy all year long. During the fall and winter months, whether you’re trudging through snow every day or taking advantage of stomping in rain puddles when the opportunity presents itself, there are some general foot care tips recommended by the American Podiatric Medical Association to keep in mind. Foot health contributes to your overall health and it’s never too late to start positive habits.

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Topics: Foot Care, Tips from a New York Podiatrist

Tips From a New York Podiatrist: Your Feet May Be Causing Hip Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 31, 2015 12:43:36 PM

You know the feeling you get the morning after a new exercise program? You have sore muscles in places on your body you didn’t know could even get sore! Experiencing normal aches and pains in your body is one thing, and they usually go away after rest, soaking in a bath, some ibuprofen, and continued workouts.

But when you’re always feeling aches and pains in your body – especially your feet, knees hips or back – and it’s keeping you from doing the activities or sports you enjoy, it’s time to get to the root of the problem.

A common problem for athletes who play a sport like tennis, is hip pain. A New York podiatrist explains the probable cause for this, but first check out the excerpt below: 

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, HyProCure, Body Pain

Foot Care Tips: How Short Should You Cut Your Toenails?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 8, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The world record for the longest toenails belongs to Compton, California resident Louise Hollis, who has managed to grow and maintain toenails that are approximately six inches long. Can you imagine trying to walk around with toenails that long or finding the right shoes to wear? Louise says that maintenance for her toenails takes a total of two days each week for filing and painting. Although proper trimming isn’t included in the maintenance of Louise’s toenails, it should be for you. Use the following foot care tips to make sure you’re keeping your toenails at a good length.

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Topics: Foot Care, Tips from a New York Podiatrist

Foot and Ankle Pain Secret Running Shoe Tip Revealed [Video]

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

May 16, 2015 3:30:00 PM

If you’re an avid runner, you probably have a lot of practice lacing and tying your shoes. But have you ever wondered what the extra shoelace hole at the top of your running shoes is really for? It’s not just for decoration. If you experience foot and ankle pain when running, this simple trick can offer you better support and protect your ankles. See how in the video below.

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, foot pain

Tips from a New York Podiatrist to Prevent & Treat Toenail Fungus

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Apr 25, 2015 3:00:00 PM

It’s the time of year when toes start to venture out of the dark, confined spaces of closed toed tennis shoes and boots. It can get stuffy in there during the winter months, and a prime environment to breed fungus. The reality is that toenail fungus is actually everywhere, and it’s important that you do what you can to prevent getting it. Consider the tips in the excerpt below:

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, toenail fungus

The 411 on Ankle Injuries & What to Do About Them

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jan 21, 2015 1:45:47 PM

A hiker stumbles over a rock on the path. A mom trips over a toy car in the family room. A twenty-something is out on the town in heels that are a tad too high. A boy jumps off the jungle gym on the playground at recess and lands awkwardly. You trip over a raised part of the sidewalk and your friend jokes, “Have a nice trip? See you next fall!” (You laugh but actually your ankle really hurts now!). It doesn’t matter how young or old or how coordinated or clumsy you are. Because we’re human we’re all at risk for ankle injuries.

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, Ankle Pain

Tips from a New York Podiatrist: Be Prepared for Your 1st Office Visit

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Nov 25, 2014 9:00:00 AM

You’ll find yourself visiting a podiatrist if you have chronic foot pain caused by a variety of problems and lifestyle choices or a foot or ankle injury. A podiatrist is a foot doctor. They specialize in problems involving your feet and ankles and how to treat them. If you’re experiencing foot pain the best thing you can do for yourself is schedule a consultation with a podiatrist as soon as possible. A New York podiatrist at Adler Footcare will first help you manage the pain right away, then will ask you questions in order to make a proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Before you contact a podiatrist, it helps to be prepared.

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Topics: Foot Care, Tips from a New York Podiatrist

Fall & Winter Foot Care Tips from a New York Podiatrist

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 30, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Do you have cold feet? Not the kind that is a lack of confidence or doubt to do something you planned on doing, but actual cold feet? It’s important that you keep your feet warm and taken care of during the fall and winter months. Since the fall season and cooler weather is beginning to roll in, it’s a great time for some fall and winter foot care reminders from a New York podiatrist.

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Topics: Foot Care, Tips from a New York Podiatrist

A New York Podiatrist Explains Causes & Treatments for Heel Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Do you have flat feet? Do you have terrible pain in your heel? Does it hurt any time you put weight on your heel? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a New York podiatrist can help you understand why and get your foot pain treated with the best options around.

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Topics: Tips from a New York Podiatrist, foot pain