ETL Podiatry

Experienced Podiatric Care in Queens and Melville, NY

Melville Office: (631) 549-8637

801 Walt Whitman Rd. Melville, NY 11747

Briarwood Office: (718) 657-8921

84-75 Main St. Briarwood, NY 11435

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Why Does My Heel Hurt?

Heel pain has many causes. Heel pain can even make you alter the way you walk, causing gait abnormalities that can radiate pain and other problems to your knees, hips, and back.

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2 Common Misconceptions Regarding Broken Toes

Many people have potentially damaging misconceptions on what one should do about broken toes. It’s very difficult to determine the true severity of a toe injury without the help of your foot doctor. For example, a poorly treated broken toe with a break or stress fracture can heal improperly, requiring more aggressive treatment at a

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3 Ways To Prevent Ingrown Toenails

The rather common condition of ingrown toenails can be extremely painful and debilitating. Because the sharp edge of the toenail often cuts into the skin, you can develop fungal toenail and bacterial infections.

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arch pain

Why Do My Arches Hurt?

Arch pain has a variety of causes. Sometimes the pain radiates to other areas of the foot such as the heel in the condition called plantar fasciitis.

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3 Methods for Treating Bunions

Bunions are a very common foot problem but since they tend to progress so slowly many people ignore them until the big toe is severely bent with a large bump protruding on the side or top.

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3 Common Causes of Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are a common problem that causes swelling, redness, oozing, and intense pain where the edge of the toenail pushes into your tender skin.  It’s common for a bacterial or fungal toenail infection to form, causing yellowing and fluid discharge that frequently has an unpleasant odor. When a toenail has gotten particularly out of

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How To Treat a Painful Foot Callus

Experiencing the rough skin on your feet that is caused by a callus can be uncomfortable and unsightly and can make it difficult to walk without extreme pain and discomfort. Small calluses can often be treated by shaving the hardened skin with a pumice stone or file. This will also allow moisturizers to penetrate more

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How To Treat a Foot Neuroma

A neuroma is frequently referred to as being a nerve tumor. Actually, a foot neuroma is a swelling of the tissue that occupies the space around the nerves that supply sensations of feeling and movement to your toes. As the nerves in the ball of the foot are irritated and inflamed, an annoying burning and

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