Eliminating the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that can result in pain ranging from mild to excruciating. This pain is typically focused in the heel, but it can extend through the arch of the foot as well. It is typically worst after sleeping, sitting for a long period, or otherwise being off of one’s feet for a […]

Think You Have a Heel Spur? It Might Actually Be Something Else

When people begin to experience heel pain, the overwhelming majority of them will simply assume that they are suffering from the all-too-common heel spur. And although heel spurs are indeed common, it is also highly likely that your heel pain is being triggered by something else. After all, 50% of people who have a heel spur […]

Heel Pain And Plantar Fasciitis: What You Need to Know Long Island!

You might not have ever heard of plantar fasciitis, but if you are like anyone else, chances are that at some point in your life you have experienced heel pain. And there is a good probability that the culprit behind it was one of the most common causes of heel pain: plantar fasciitis. If you are […]

5 Common Causes of Heel Pain

If you are experiencing heel pain and don’t remember injuring yourself recently, you are probably confused as to why you are experiencing such pain. And not knowing what’s causing your pain can be just as frustrating as the pain itself. There are several reasons why you could be experiencing mysterious heel pain and in this post, we […]

Runners Beware: Common Foot Complaints

Running is definitely a great way to get and stay in shape, but at Great Neck Family Foot Care we see many runners for a variety of complaints. Some foot disorders associated with running can be prevented by wearing well-fitted shoes specifically designed for running. Other foot problems just come with the territory. Among the […]

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 […]

Ouch! My Heel Hurts!

Heel pain can have several possible causes including stress fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or even a cyst. The most common cause, however, is plantar fasciitis, sometimes referred to as heel spur syndrome. Only a podiatrist can diagnose the source of your heel pain accurately. At Great Neck Family Foot Care, we urge you to […]

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 […]