The board-certified podiatrists at The Center for Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine correct a wide array of bipedal concerns with surgical as well as noninvasive treatments. Including two doctors with marathon-running and foot-having experience, the center's health-care staff specialize in healing sports-related trauma and wear and tear, having treated approximately 20,000 sports injuries for amateur and Olympic-level athletes. Additionally, specialists can address aesthetic maladies with cosmetic laser therapy. The podiatrists employ imaging equipment such as x-ray systems, digital ultrasounds, and computerized gait analysis, which can instantly differentiate East Coast and West Coast swing.
Peninsula Foot Care’s podiatrists recognize that, though they tend to come in pairs, no two feet are alike. That’s why they work on an individual basis to help those suffering from an assortment of foot disorders, from temporary concerns such as athlete’s foot to long-term conditions including diabetes. The staff can clear infections with laser light, x-ray extremities to examine nerves, and conduct ultrasounds to locate potential problems and missing car keys. Flat feet and chronic pain are treated with custom-crafted orthotics and Aetrex and Propet orthopedic and diabetic shoes.
A group of more than 50 podiatrists across the world have one thing in common, besides podiatry: they received training from Dr. Dean Spellman, a 25-year veteran who tends to the foot-oriented needs of clients of all ages. In addition to holding positions at several hospitals and surgical centers, Dr. Spellman serves as one of two podiatrists at Family Foot Care—a well-established podiatric center with locations throughout the New York City area. And when he’s not helping patients regain the pep in their step, Spellman takes the time to work with youth soccer teams to ensure all participants can run, kick, and victoriously prance with ease.
Family Foot Care NYC's podiatrists diagnose and remedy foot conditions at several offices, all located near hubs of public transportation. Patients undergo treatments for issues ranging from toenail fungus to injuries sustained while playing sports or failing to dance for cattle rustlers. The office's MRI C-scan can assess ailments by surveying one foot rather than the whole body, ensuring a comfortable experience free of claustrophobia. The podiatrists also prescribe custom orthotic shoes to keep feet comfortable and free of strain.
Led by their founder, Dr. Greg Khaimov, the doctors at Foot and Ankle Center of Fort Lee keep patrons' feet fit for locomotion. Services sweep the spectrum of foot-related maladies, including hammertoes, bunions, and toes that loudly cry "wee wee wee" all the way home. Advanced devices also help treat tricky chromic problems: extracorporeal shock wave therapy alleviates heel pain and high-powered lasers kill stubborn toe fungus.
Dr. Dennis Shavelson of LifeStyle Podiatry has been caring for feet for more than three decades. During this time, he has patented a system for studying the architecture of the feet—Functional Foot Typing—which offers patients health advice based on their specific foot type.
He corrects individual problems with everything from surgery to physical therapy to custom shoe inserts. He also addresses aesthetic woes with PinPointe laser treatments that blast away unsightly nail fungus and KeryFlex nail restorations that re-create nails damaged by onychomycosis or clumsy dance partners. His medical wisdom is often featured in The Huffington Post's Style section, keeping readers aware of the dangers of ill-fitting shoes and suspect pedicure practices.
A staff of experts deftly address maladies of ankles and the entire foot, from bones and ligaments to skin and nails, to help patients enjoy pain-free mobility. Their laser treatments tackle unsightly nail fungus, or onychomycosis, leaving toes healthy, clear, and void of mushrooms.