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ETL Podiatry

Drs. Epstein, Tavroff & Leon

If you are looking for a podiatrist in Melville, Long Island, or Flushing/Briarwood, Queens, we welcome you to our practice.

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We would like to extend a very warm welcome to you from ETL Podiatry in Melville, Long Island and Flushing/Briarwood, Queens. At our practice you will find a positive and friendly staff ready to serve you in all of your podiatric needs. Whether you have been suffering from foot or ankle issues for a long time or if you have a new injury that is causing you pain, we can ensure you comfort and satisfaction.

Here at ETL Podiatry, we believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well-being; therefore, we encourage you to stop by, meet us, and see the office so that you feel better informed about both our practice and our treatments. In addition, feel free to browse our website to get to know us and learn more about our staff and comprehensive services. You’ll find a great deal of worthwhile information on the rest of our website in regards to foot health, treatments, problems and diagnoses.

We strive to provide all of our patients with exceptional care in a relaxed environment to keep you moving on healthy feet! Please call or email us if you have any questions. We are here to help!

Sports Injury

Custom Orthotics

What Are Orthotics? Custom-made orthotics are medical shoe inserts that support and gently reposition the heel, arch, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones in the feet. Orthotics enable the structures in the foot to work together as nature intended, making each step pain-free. Unlike over-the-counter shoe inserts, custom-made orthotics are created from non-weight bearing molds of … Continued

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Bunions

What are Bunions? A bunion—also called Hallux Valgus—is a bump that appears inside the foot, around the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint (near the big toe). This bump is actually a bone protruding towards the inside of the big foot. Left untreated, bunions can cause sever pain and even hinder walking abilities. Bunions are a common problem … Continued

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Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail—also referred to as onychocryptosis—is a common problem that occurs when the edges or corners of the nail grow into the skin next to the nail. When this happens, the edge of the nail breaks through the skin, which causes inflammation. This inflammation initially presents itself as a minor discomfort, but it could … Continued

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Heel Spurs

What is a Heel Spur? A heel spur is calcium deposit located underneath the heel that causes small pieces of bone to protrude. Pain associated with heel spurs is often confused with another condition called plantar fasciitis—which refers to inflammation in plantar fascia ligament. A heel spur, on the other hand, is a piece of … Continued