Foot pain may start as a small annoyance, but it doesn’t take long before it reduces your quality of life. You stop doing certain recreational activities, take more time off work, and suffer debilitating pain nearly every day—and no matter what you do, your condition never seems to improve.
At Massapequa Podiatry Associates, we put an end to failed treatments and start fresh to relieve your foot and heel pain. We examine your foot and get to the source of your discomfort—taking the time to explain your condition so that you can make informed choices about your foot and ankle care. We will work together in order to find the best solution for your problem.
Our Long Island Podiatry Office Can Relieve Your Heel and Foot Pain
Some practices are content to treat only the patient’s symptoms, often using the same ineffective techniques over and over again. At Massapequa Podiatry Associates, our board certified podiatrists, Dr. Corey Fox and Dr. Justin LoBello believe treating the root cause of a foot condition is the key to success. Our podiatry office offers new and advanced treatment options including high-tech solutions in order to restore full form and function to your feet.
We can help relieve many foot, nail, and heel conditions, including:
- Heel Pain. One of the most common causes of heel pain in adults is plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the ligament that connects the heel to the ball of the foot. Patients with plantar fasciitis often have pain in their heel first thing in the morning, or when they stand up after a long period of sitting. Some patients require custom orthotics or injections, while others may require more advanced treatments such as Shockwave therapy, Laser, amniotic stem cell tissue allograft, or a surgical procedure called Tenex. We carefully consider the cause of your heel pain in order to make an accurate diagnosis, allowing us to choose the treatment that will be most helpful to you.
- Diabetic Foot Care. Patients with diabetes must keep constant watch over their feet. The loss of sensation in the feet due to nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy) makes it more likely that a patient will suffer an injury without realizing it—and the loss of circulation to the lower limbs makes increases the chances a wound may not heal properly. We offer comprehensive regular exams for our diabetic patients, including preventive care, education, toenail and callus care, as well as non-invasive vascular testing. We can also recommend diabetic shoes and inserts as well as perform state-of-the-art neuropathy treatments to prevent injuries from occurring.
- Fungal Toenails. Persistent nail fungus can be unsightly and painful, and many patients struggle to eliminate the condition for good. Some common forms of treatment in our office including topical medications, oral medications, and Laser therapy. How does Laser therapy work for toenail fungus? This procedure, which is performed right in the office, sterilizes the tissue and kills the fungal microbes that cause this disfiguring disease. Laser does not require invasive surgery or anesthesia, and has a high success rate.
- Bunions, Hammertoes & Neuromas. If non-surgical treatments for a painful bunion, claw-like bunched toe (hammertoe), or pinched nerve in the foot (neuroma) have been unsuccessful, we can perform simple procedures to correct the problem. Our surgeries are performed in the operating room, require a short recovery times, and in most cases, prevent to condition from recurring.
- General Podiatry. We regularly help patients with plantar warts, corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, painful foot deformities such as flat feet or high arches, as well as treat patients with foot and ankle injuries, such as fractures, ankle sprains, turf toe, achilles pain, and tendonitis. Even if your condition is not hindering your everyday life, we can perform interventions to stop the problem from getting worse.
Call Us Today and Get Back on Your Feet!
If you’re ready to treat your foot condition and eliminate your pain once and for all, we are ready to help you. Our friendly staff will be happy to accommodate your needs, and make sure your visit is both pleasant and productive. Call our office at (516) 541-9000 or fill out our online contact form to schedule an appointment today!