Pump Up Your Knowledge About Pump Bump

It’s well understood that a good heel can take any ensemble to the next level, but did you know that your heels may add an unsightly and painful bump to your look? Let’s take a look at this funny-sounding—yet potentially painful—foot deformity. What is pump bump, exactly? Pump bump—also known as Haglund’s deformity, Haglund’s syndrome, Haglund’s heel or Mulholland deformity—is … Read More

6 Quick-Fix Tips for Treating Cracked Heels

With summer quickly drawing near, you’re likely getting ready to expose your toes in a fashionable flip-flop or summer sandal set. However, while your toes may be ready, the rest of your foot may be in rough shape, such as your heels. The skin on the heel of the foot is susceptible to fissures (cracks)—a common condition that can be … Read More

5 Fascinating Myths About Toenail Fungus

As you’re getting ready to expose your toes this summer, you may not realize that fungus is lurking on some of the surfaces you’re walking on, waiting for the right moment to strike. Then, suddenly—bam!—you find your toenails in the throes of a fungal infection. Unfortunately, the internet is wrought will false information about toenail fungus and what to do … Read More

Happy Retirement, Dr. Feldman!

Our very Dr. Marshall Feldman will be bringing 40 years of practice to a close this April. In his stead, Drs. Galante, Kaplan and Haller will be tending to the needs of all of our patients. See the full announcement here. We wish Dr. Feldman the best in all of his future endeavors!

Flexing Your Feet: Exercises That Improve Foot Health (and More)

exercises for foot health

Feet are one of the most-utilized—yet underappreciated—parts of the body. They take a beating every day and bear the bulk of our body weight. They are also intricate parts of the network of tendons, muscles and ligaments that make up our bodies. Despite all of this, however, feet are typically ignored when it comes to stretching and exercise routines. Thankfully, … Read More

Dr. Haller Recently Published in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Our very own Dr. Sarah Haller recently had a study published in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. The study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of two procedures that correct Lisfranc injuries and dislocations. Lisfranc injuries are damage that occurs to the bones or ligaments exist in the middle of the foot (midfoot). Congratulations, Dr. Haller!

Going Sockless: Is The Risk Worth a (Fashionably) Exposed Ankle?

It seems that exposing your ankle is one of the newer fashion trends these days for men. Known colloquially as the Italian style, men are strutting down the catwalks and streets with sockless feet that are coupled with a pair of chic, shortened slacks. (We’re certain women are also sporting this look.) However, with so much foot-on-shoe contact, could you … Read More

Plantar Fasciitis: The Underestimated (But Fixable) Plague of Athletes

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, a ligament (a thick band of fibrous tissue) on the bottom of the foot that connects the heel bone to the toes. While it may not be one of the more common medical household terms, the condition has been an official diagnosis since the 1970s. In fact, approximately 10 percent of … Read More