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Did Punxsutawney Phil See His Shadow?

2018-09-20T13:59:53+00:00

I know that we are in the middle of winter, albeit a warm winter, but I thought today would be a great day to discuss malignant melanoma and the feet as the groundhog did not see his shadow meaning an early spring/summer. In our office, we have posters that show pictures of skin cancers of [...]

Did Punxsutawney Phil See His Shadow?2018-09-20T13:59:53+00:00

Keeping your Children OFF their Toes! Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2018-09-20T14:56:18+00:00

A common pediatric foot and ankle abnormality is toe walking. Many people think that toe walking should be ignored and it will resolve on its own. Occasionally, it does resolve on its own but it is very important to have it evaluated by a podiatrist. There are many causes of toe walking in children. Some [...]

Keeping your Children OFF their Toes! Lonnie Kaplan DPM2018-09-20T14:56:18+00:00

Keeping your Children Active! Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2018-09-21T12:53:10+00:00

When most people think of a podiatrist, they think of someone who elderly people go and see to have their nails and calluses trimmed and diabetic shoes ordered. Most people do not realize how important it is for children to see a podiatrist as well. Children tend to be on their feet and are always [...]

Keeping your Children Active! Lonnie Kaplan DPM2018-09-21T12:53:10+00:00

Heel Pain?

2016-02-27T18:55:47+00:00

The adult foot is a complicated part of the body with many tendons, ligaments and bones. One of the most common foot complaints is heel pain. The most common cause of heel pain in adults is plantar fasciitis, which is an inflammation of the plantar fascia (a ligament connecting the heel to the toes that fans out under [...]

Heel Pain?2016-02-27T18:55:47+00:00

Ingrown Toenail Pain

2016-02-27T18:50:58+00:00

Do you have pain on the side of your toe and it looks like the nail has grown into the skin? Although common, ingrown toenails can be extremely painful. Trying to put a shoe on or even walk barefoot can cause pain. If the ingrown toenail is not taken care of it can actually lead [...]

Ingrown Toenail Pain2016-02-27T18:50:58+00:00

What is Athlete’s Foot?

2016-02-27T18:49:11+00:00

    Athlete’s foot will usually begin as a rash that can cause intense itching. Athlete’s foot is also known as tinea pedis and usually starts between the toes. Athlete’s foot will usually strike those people who wear tight-fitting shoes and have feet that sweat. The more your feet sweat the worse the symptoms seem [...]

What is Athlete’s Foot?2016-02-27T18:49:11+00:00

Blisters: Doylestown Podiatrist Ken Lefkowitz Talks About This Annoying Problem

2016-02-27T18:12:54+00:00

By Dr. Ken Lefkowitz Everything about your new shoes is perfect—that is, until you begin to feel the throbbing pain on the side of your toe that announces the appearance of a nasty blister. Tight shoes that rub against the foot during movement can cause these painful bumps, which appear as fluid-filled bubbles on the [...]

Blisters: Doylestown Podiatrist Ken Lefkowitz Talks About This Annoying Problem2016-02-27T18:12:54+00:00

Hammer Toes: Doylestown Podiatrist Ken Lefkowitz Discusses This Nagging Problem

2016-02-27T18:11:57+00:00

By Dr. Ken Lefkowitz A hammer toe is a contracture (bending) of the toe at its first joint, the proximal interphalangeal joint. There are two types; flexible and rigid. Flexible hammer toes are less serious because they are still moveable at the joint. Rigid hammer toes, seen in patients who have arthritis or wait too [...]

Hammer Toes: Doylestown Podiatrist Ken Lefkowitz Discusses This Nagging Problem2016-02-27T18:11:57+00:00

Weird Sensations in Your Feet? A Podiatrist Talks About Neuromas

2016-02-27T18:01:09+00:00

The tight shoes that rock climbers wear can cause Morton's neuromas. Have you ever had the sensation that you were standing on a pebble in your shoe or a fold in your sock? If the answer is yes, you may be suffering from a Morton’s neuroma. This is a painful condition that occurs [...]

Weird Sensations in Your Feet? A Podiatrist Talks About Neuromas2016-02-27T18:01:09+00:00
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