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HAGLUND’S DEFORMITY

HAGLUND’S DEFORMITY

Posted October 22, 2021 in Haglund Deformity

Pump Bump. Also called a Haglund Deformity, a pump bump is a bony enlargement on the back of the heel bone. Soft tissue near the Achilles tendon can get “sandwiched” between your shoe and the bony enlargement causing heel pain. Repetitive friction can lead blistering, sores, and painful bursitis, which is inflammation of a fluid […]

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GANGLION CYSTS

Posted October 21, 2021 in Ganglion Cysts

Ganglion cysts are common masses that are frequently found in the foot and ankle. They are not cancerous and, in most cases, are harmless. A ganglion is actually an offshoot from a joint, like a balloon on a stalk. It grows out of the tissues surrounding a joint, such as ligaments, tendon sheaths, and joint […]

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THE NYC MARATHON IS ON!!!

Posted May 25, 2021 in Running

Great news for all of our runners: The 2021 NYC Marathon is happening this year! After this past year of COVID-19 and the cancellation of the 2020 Marathon, this feels really emotionally significant after everything we endured as a city. Since the initial lockdown associated with COVID-19 and the “Work from home” and “Stay at […]

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AS WE ENTER OUR 15TH YEAR…

Posted October 04, 2018 in Podiatrist

It’s really hard to believe that it was 14 years ago today, October 4, 2004, when I saw my first patient at Chelsea Foot and Ankle. At the time, I decided that I wanted to work for myself and within my own community. Chelsea was still the epicenter of New York’s LGBTQ community and it […]

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MORTON’S NEUROMA

Posted August 30, 2017 in Morton’s Neuroma

A few weeks ago, I was in the Hamptons for a friend’s wedding. Wanting to take advantage of some downtime and the sunny weather, a couple of friends and I decided to go for a run on the beach. It was picture perfect: the breeze, the sound of the gulls, the cool water as we […]

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HEEL PAIN OR PLANTAR FASCIITIS?

Posted August 16, 2017 in Heel Pain

Summer is here! You’ve busted out the sandals, brought out the boat shoes, and you’re flaunting those flats but don’t forget the burden these beauties are carrying: your feet.  More specifically, your heels. The flimsy, flexible footwear coupled with increased activity (among other factors which we will discuss), have many patients rushing in to have […]

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