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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Infections Flat Feet Fractures Fungus Toenails Gait Problems Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Metatarsalgia Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Foot and Ankle Pain Children's Foot Problems Reconstructive Foot Surgery Poor Circulation Warts Wounds   Other specialities include: Computerized Biomechanical Gait Analysis Noninvasive Treatment of Heel Spurs using Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy "Ossatron" Advacned Surgical Reconstruction of Foot and Ankle Deformities and Diabetic Limb Salvage   Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

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We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about podiatry such as diabetic foot care, shockwave therapy or heel pain in Brooklyn...

Foot Doctor Staff
... Gary Saphire, DPM, FACFAS Brooklyn, NY Podiatrist Parkway Podiatry Education Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine Residency - Coney Island Hospital Chief Resident, Podiatry 1978 - 1979 Orthopedic Learning Center Flat Feet Surgical Skills American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Diabetic Foot & Ankle Surgical Symposium Certifications Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery Board Certified in Quality Assurance & Utilization Review Holmium Laser Surgery Ossatron, Shockwave Therapy Memberships American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ACFAS) American Podiatric Medical Association Hospital/Surgical Affiliations New York Methodist Hospital NYU Langone Brooklyn Endonscopy and Surgical center (NYULMC) Teaching Qualifications Faculty - Podiatry Residency of Brooklyn Lecture History Foot & Ankle Trauma Arthtoscopy of the Ankle National lecturer on Foot & Ankle Surgery Achilles Tendon Repair Plastic Surgical Techniques in Foot Surgery Authorship Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy of the Ankle Contributing Author to Vascular Disease Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle Other Past Director of Foot & Ankle Surgery - The Brooklyn Hospital Center Past Director of Foot & Ankle Surgery - Caledonian Hospital Department mentor for Advanced Foot Surgery - The Brooklyn Hospital Center Past Residency Coordinator - Coney Island Hospital        

How to End Your Heel Pain
... If these measures do not work then we will need to employ more aggressive measures such as steroid injections (for severe swelling or pain), shockwave therapy (which can be effective for severe or chronic cases of plantar fasciitis) or surgery (often the last resort when no other treatment options have worked)...

Have Heel Pain? We Can Help
...They are: Losing excess body weight Stretching before working out or running Resting your sore heel, applying ice as needed, and elevating it Physical therapy Over the counter analgesics and anti-inflammatories Customized shoe orthotics to balance gait issues Wearing quality footwear In addition, Parkway Podiatry offers innovative Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy, a minimally invasive application of sound wave energy...