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The Phantom of Podiatry

You had a pain, went to the doctor, and the doctor decided to remove it. Now you’re feeling that same pain, but it still feels like it’s there. But you removed that? Why is the pain still there? There’s a name for that, and it’s called phantom pain. 

Oct 10th, 2019
Putting Your Best Toe Forward

Our poor toes, they really do take a hit. They are small little guys who are often overlooked, forgotten, abused. Those five little guys can literally carry the weight of our bodies: just try standing on the tips of your toes.

Sep 20th, 2019
Heels for all!

As we celebrate one of the most fashionable weeks in New York, we are also celebrating an iconic moment when Sam Smith said “no” to gender restrictions, and “yes” to heels.

Sep 12th, 2019
Keeping Your Feet Healthy: A Guide for Men

Men, when was the last time you did your pedicure? Scrubbed your feet in the shower? Applied foot cream? Chances are that you never have and you are probably wondering, do guys really do this?! Take it from me, a foot know-it-all: you need to care.

Aug 6th, 2019
To pop (or not to pop) a blister

Your feet have been rubbing against leather for the last six blocks. and now you've got blisters and you're feet are killing you. What do you do? Dr. Gotham?

Oct 19th, 2019
A successful Achilles Tendonitis story

Our patient, Monique details her compelling story about how missing one step on a stairwell lead to years of excruciating pain in her foot. After countless visits at a local physical therapy office, Monique turns to Gotham Footcare and achieves success.

Aug 6th, 2019
A patient's story about Morton's Neuroma

From collegiate athlete and marathon runner to not being able to walk across a small studio to the fridge. My feet hurt so bad and all I knew was it was in the front/ball of my foot.

Apr 26th, 2019
Dealing with Stinky Feet

Dealing with foot odor can be embarrassing. NYC podiatrist Dr. Cunha gives tips on how you can prevent stinky feet by following a few simple foot care rules.

Mar 8th, 2019
To or Not to Wear Heels

We know how high heels can damage your feet and cause pain. But wearing no heel can also be damaging. Learn which heel size is beneficial for foot care and why.

Oct 16th, 2018
Successful Plantar Fasciitis Story

Gotham Footcare patient Julia Buccheim shares how she successfully resolved a long term case of Plantar Fasciitis with a minimally invasive procedure - Tenex

Oct 2nd, 2018
Dangers of Walking Barefoot

Walking barefoot does have its positives but depending on the surface, it may not always be the best idea. NYC Podiatrist Dr. Miguel Cunha explains why!

Sep 5th, 2018
Summer Shoes: Slides vs Flip flops

Make the most of summer by wearing the right footwear that doesn't tire you. Learn the impact of flip flops and slides and see which one is right for you!

Aug 21st, 2018
Wearing the Right Shoe Size

Wearing the wrong shoe size is more damaging to our feet than we realize. Keep yourself safe from serious foot problems by simply choosing the right shoe size.

Aug 14th, 2018
DIY Tips for Smooth Feet

Give yourself that extra boost of confidence this summer by taking care of your feet through DIY tips from Dr. Cunha and achieve feet smoother than ever!

Jun 13th, 2018
The Ultimate Heel Pain Solution

If you are one of the many people who have heel pain but not sure what you did wrong, learn what could be causing it and how you can prevent it.

Jan 7th, 2018
Managing Diabetes: Diet and Exercise

NYC personal trainer explains how diabetes can cause foot injuries by damaging your nerves. See how a healthy diet and exercise can help prevent them.

Dec 11th, 2017
How to Run Your Perfect Race

Learn to run your perfect race by taking into consideration the various impacting factors like distance, time, location, budget, theme, and course type.

Jul 26th, 2017
Do high heels cause neuroma?

NYC podiatrist explains how high-heeled shoes are linked to the development of neuromas and causing the nerves in your feet to become inflamed.

Mar 21st, 2017
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