4 Ways to Alleviate a Children’s Foot Problem


If there’s one thing all parents can agree on, it’s that the only thing worse than enduring painful heel or ankle pain themselves is seeing their own child have to endure similar foot pain. If you are the parent of an athlete or just a child who is generally very active, it is quite likely […]

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 […]

4 Common Reasons Why Your Child Might be Experiencing Heel Pain

Even the most agile, athletic children are not exempt from having to deal with pesky or downright painful heel conditions. Although most cases of heel pain in children are not serious, you will still want to get a proper diagnosis, particularly if the pain persists for several days or weeks. If your child is complaining […]

Fun in the Sun for Your Feet

Well it seems here in Nassau County that it’s suddenly summer! That means many of our patients at Great Neck Family Foot Care will be heading out to the many beautiful Long Island beaches. A day at the beach is fun and relaxing but there are a few precautions that our podiatrists, Dr. Alec Hochstein […]

Facts about Foot Warts

One of the more common conditions that we treat at Great Neck Family Foot Care is warts. Warts are caused by a virus which, when it penetrates the skin, causes a raised, fleshy bump to form. Warts can occur on the toes, bottoms or any other part of the foot. Warts are somewhat unpredictable. They […]