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  • Achilles Tendinitis Prevention Tips Dr. Corey Fox of Long Island shares tips and strategies that can help those who struggle with Achilles tendinitis prevent future cases as much as possible.
  • Hammer vs. Mallet vs. Claw Toe Although similar, hammertoes, mallet toes, and claw toes are all a little bit different. Dr. Corey Fox of Massapequa, NY explains the distinctions.
  • Hammertoe Treatments Quick action and prompt conservative care can slow the progression of hammertoes and avoid the need for surgery, says Dr. Corey Fox.
  • What’s Causing My Heel Pain? Dr. Corey Fox of Long Island, NY describes some of the common causes of heel pain, and how a podiatrist arrives at a diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Taking Care of Heel Bursitis at Home Certain home care strategies can help you recover from bursitis and manage your discomfort. Dr. Corey Fox of Long Island, NY explains.
  • Getting Bunion Surgery It’s not always an easy call to determine whether or not you should consider bunion surgery. Let Dr. Fox of Long Island, NY help you make the decision.
  • What Really Causes Bunions? There’s some disagreement over the fundamental cause of bunions, though both shoes and genetics can play a role, explains Dr. Corey Fox.
  • Diabetic Nerve Pain Although nerve damage (neuropathy) is a common consequence of diabetes, it doesn’t have to be that way, says Dr. Corey Fox in Massapequa, NY.
  • Managing Neuropathy Symptoms Dr. Corey Fox of Massapequa Podiatry Associates talks about ways you can manage peripheral neuropathy symptoms with home-based care.
  • Can Shoes Cause Hammertoes Find out from the medical professionals at Massapequa Podiatry Associates how foot wear choices can potentially contribute to hammertoes.