The Benefits of Bunion Surgery

Bunions can be stressful, as they often cause pain when performing everyday tasks; additionally, they can cause individuals with bunions to feel embarrassed about the way their feet look. Fortunately, bunion surgery can help to relieve this stress that bunions can cause. If you have a bunion, then it is likely that you have looked […]

Do You Need Bunion Surgery?

Bunions are bony protrusions that appear at the inner part of the joint at the base of the big toe. The area becomes enlarged due to a misalignment of the joint. This misalignment causes the big toe to rotate toward the other toes. Large bunions can cause a great deal of pain for the sufferer, and sometimes, […]

5 Things You Should do After Bunion Surgery

Getting ready for bunion surgery is one thing, but being ready for the post-op recovery is another. You may be a little confused about what you need to do for your recovery, especially if you have never had any kind of surgery before. In this post, we will go over the five important things you […]

Living With A Bunion

Although a person with a bunion may consider it unsightly, a medical professional might advise against surgery. For those who forego bunion surgery, to enjoy an active lifestyle, you may need to make some adjustments to minimize discomfort. What’s it like to live with a bunion? Indulge: A bit of warm-soak therapy, ice (for about […]

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 […]

How Custom Orthotics Can Help

We’re on our feet all the time. Walking, running, or even just standing are all parts of daily life and if your foot and ankle are in any way misaligned or your walking pattern has become irregular, in time many long term problems can develop. Orthotics are inserts that are put into your shoes to […]