3 Common Foot and Ankle Injuries That Affect Young Athletes on Long Island

If you have a son or daughter actively involved in the world of sports, there is a chance that at some point they might suffer from a foot or ankle injury. Fortunately, the majority of these injuries that affect children and teenagers tend to be relatively minor and kids bounce back from them rather quickly […]

Sports Injuries That Occur In Long Island’s Feet

Running Induced Stress Fracture

Everybody knows that exercise is good for you. But even if you are careful, there are risks associated with exercise. For most people, this might mean blisters and aching muscles, but some have more serious sports injuries. Sports injuries are simply injuries that occur as a result of exercising or playing sports. These can happen […]

Plantar Fasciitis Doesn’t Defeat Manning

Super Bowl 50 wasn’t just a victory for Peyton Manning and the Broncos over the Panthers, it was also a personal victory for Manning over a foot condition that plagues many of our patients at Great Neck Family Foot Care: plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a long band of tissue that stretches from your […]

Walking for Heart Health

February is American Heart Month and one of the best activities you can do to promote cardiovascular health is walking. Walking can be done indoors or outside and it can help lower blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, improve circulation and aid in weight loss. At Great Neck Family Foot Care there are a few […]

Achilles Tendonitis: A Common Sports Injury

The Achilles tendon stretches from the bones in your heel up to your calf muscles. It is one of the longest tendons in the body, and also one of the most frequently injured. Sudden or excessive force on the Achilles tendon can cause inflammation and pain and the condition known as Achilles Tendonitis. What Causes […]