Unlike women’s shoes, the majority of men’s shoe styles conform with the guidelines for a properly fitting shoe. That is, they accommodate the natural shape of the foot, offer plenty of room in the toe as well as across the forefoot, and have an appropriate heel height of no more than a half-inch. Although the material comprising the soles varies, a softer, creped rubber material is more favorable than a hard bottom such as leather. A cushioned, bendable, and supportive shoe is best for comfort as well as protection. Since footwear should have time to air out to prevent foot fungus and odor problems, it is best to have several pairs to alternate shoes on consecutive days.
Dr. Alec Hochstein and his staff at Great Neck Family Foot Care are terrific. I have had a diabetic wound that would not heal for 15 years. In 8 visits the wound is healed and I can work and walk without pain or swelling. He is very competent, professional and sometimes funny. He answers question […]
The office atmosphere is excellent… (clean space and the staff is warm and friendly). Dr. Hochstein is amazing. He is very knowledgeable about his line of work (feet). As an woman who works full time in the office environment, I wear heels all the time. I am also a fitness instructor (part-time), so needless to […]
Awesome experience! Dr. Hochstein was great. He is very knowledgable and professional. He took the time to explain everything and his quirky humor always puts a smile on my face. The staff is also top notch. They are always very professional and extremely pleasant. You are always greeted with a smile. Highly recommend!!!
Dr. Alec Hochstein takes patients from start to finish when it comes to wound care. He is not satisfied until the wound is completely healed. His methods of treatment for non-healing diabetic ulcers is notable. I approached Dr. Hochstein in August of 2014, with a persistent non-healing Diabetic Ulcer. The Ulcer was deep and rather […]
Such a wonderful overall experience! Dr. Hochstein is very caring and made me feel truly comfortable. He is very intelligent and I felt very well taken care of. It was obvious I was in good hands. He has a wonderful personality and made me laugh the whole time. I would recommenced him to anyone who […]
Absolutely the best!! I was recommended to Dr. Hochstein after a unsuccessful bunion surgery where I had been through 5 months of pain, excessive swelling, and eventually a non-Union. I was told I had a healing problem and I’m 31 with no medical conditions. I didn’t know where to turn to or what to do […]
Such a pleasant experience. I had an emergency foot problem and Dr.Hochstein took me in the next day. He is such a personable, kind person and I would recommend him to anybody!
Recently I sent a dear friend to Dr. Hochstein for a chronic non-healing wound. The wound had been open for over a year and other health care providers in the area had been unsuccessful in getting it to heal. Not only did Dr. Hochstein heal her wound, but within a matter of weeks. She raved […]