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Podiatric Services Aid Chronic Care Management, Value-Based Care
As seen on HealthITAnalytics.com. March 6, 2018.
HealthITAnalytics reports how podiatric treatment may support value-based care by improving chronic care management, boosting patient health outcomes, and decreasing healthcare costs. Read the complete story, which is supported by evidence from a recent NYSPMA study.
The 10 Grossest Feet Doctors Have Ever Seen
As seen on Runner’sWorld.com. September 19, 2017.
As you have probably heard by now, runners are not known for having beautiful feet. Blisters, calluses, black toenails and athlete’s foot all make for less-than-desirable peds. NYSPMA Spokesperson and Southampton-based Podiatrist, Dr. Karen Langone, shares her stories about the most surprising things she has ever encountered when treating a patient.
Expert Skincare Tips for Parts of Your Body You’re Forgetting to Treat
As seen on Livingly.com. August 4, 2017.
Treat the skin on your feet! NYSPMA Past President Andrew Shapiro (Valley Stream, NY) weighs in on why your feet shouldn’t be omitted from your skincare regimen.
Management of Painful Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy
As seen in Lower Extremity Review. June 2017.
Aging and a number of medical conditions can lead to atrophy of the fat pads under the heel and forefoot, which often causes considerable pain. NYSPMA podiatrist, James Hanna, DPM, of Lockport, NY, addresses the risks and treatments available.
Ingrown Toenails: What are They and How Can You Avoid Them?
As seen on ASweatLife.com. June 22, 2017.
NYSPMA President, Dr. Patricia Nicholas, offers insights on treatment and prevention of ingrown toenails – especially for those with an active lifestyle.
First Caribbean-Born Female Installed as President for NYSPMA
As seen on Caribbean American Weekly. July 13, 2017.
Dr. Patricia Nicholas, Wading River, NY, is named 75th president of the NYSPMA. Hailing from Haiti, Dr. Nicholas is the first Caribbean-born female to serve in this prestigious position.
The Bartender’s Guide to Taking Care of Your Feet, Part One
As seen on Tales of the Cocktail. January 13, 2017.
NYSPMA Podiatrist James Hanna, DPM, offers recommendations for bartenders (or anyone who stands on their feet all day!) for keeping feet healthy and pain-free.
What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?
As seen on BoardVitals.com. December 31, 2016.
NYSPMA Podiatrist James Hanna reveals his professional and personal New Year’s resolution for 2017.
50 Tips for Staying Fit After 50
As Seen On Sparkpeople. October 29, 2016.
NYSPMA podiatrist James Hanna, DPM of Lockport, NY, provides some insight on why selecting the shoe that’s right for the activity is extremely important. Tip #31.
Easy Hacks and Tricks to Heal Blister-Covered Feet, According to Podiatrists
As seen on PopSugar.com. October 26, 2016
NYSPMA podiatrists break down the primary causes of blisters and offer advice for effectively preventing and treating them.
Everyday Habits That Are Secretly Ruining Your Life
As seen in Thrillist.com, April 30, 2016
What are the everyday health habits that could be ruining your life? NYSPMA Past President, Dr. Andrew Shapiro, gives insight on the habit that could be harming your foot health - and how to break it.
7 Weird Things That Happen To Your Feet As You Get Older
As seen in Prevention.com, February 9, 2016
It’s no surprise that as we age, our feet undergo changes as well. Fortunately, taking a few moments to tend to your sole health can minimize age-related issues. NYSPMA Past President, Andrew Shapiro, offers insight on some of those common aging-foot complaints.