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Ingrown Toenails Oct 11th, 2021

An ingrown toenail is a toenail that grows into the skin surrounding the nail. It usually occurs on the big toe and causes tenderness, redness, and swelling around the sides of the toenail. Ingrown nails can be caused by tight shoes, improper cutting of toenails or an injury, but the...

Summertime Footwear Aug 2nd, 2021

Flip-flops and other thong-type sandals are the most popular shoe wear worn during the summer but they are not necessarily the most comfortable.  According to Dr. Steven M. Raikin at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, wearing non-supportive flip-flops can contribute to such problems as: plantar fasciitis, heel pain, hammertoes and claw...

Top Three Reasons to See a Podiatrist Jun 28th, 2021

Ingrown toenail (onychocryptosis): a condition where the corner of the nail goes into the skin. When there is any sign of pain or redness around the corners of the toenails, seek immediate medical attention for proper ingrown nail care and treatment. Do not wait for your toe to get infected!...

Meet Dr. Valeriya Anbinder Feb 2nd, 2021

     Dr. Valeriya Anbinder, who grew up here in Brooklyn, is an experienced podiatrist and a foot and ankle surgeon with a focus on foot and ankle deformities and sports related injuries.      Dr. Anbinder graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2015.  She then went...

Diabetic Foot Care is Essential! May 21st, 2020

Diabetic Foot Care is important and should not be neglected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diabetic foot care should not be neglected or put off at any time, especially now. Any changes in the color of the toes, nails or feet should be evaluated as soon as possible.  Redness or swelling...

Foot care during the Covid-19 Pandemic May 14th, 2020

Parkway Podiatry is treating patients during the Covid- 19 pandemic Dr. Gary Saphire is available to treat patients during the Covid-19 pandemic. Parkway podiatry is open and treating patients - new patients are being accepted. The staff at Parkway Podiatry adheres to a stringent disinfection and sterilization practices to insure...