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  • Caring for Your Feet When You're Diabetic
    Diabetes can have an effect on your health in a variety of ways. While it's well-known that watching your diet helps to manage the effects of diabetes, not everyone is Read more
  • When to Visit a Foot Doctor
    Dr. Peter Siroka, your Stamford, CT, foot doctor, provides a variety of services for people suffering from serious podiatric issues—read on to learn of some instances when you should seek Read more
  • Don't Ignore Your Heel Pain
    Have you been struggling with heel pain? Stemming from a number of causes, including plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, injuries, and being overweight, heel pain can lead Read more
  • The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care
    Diabetes complicates even common foot problems such as ingrown toenails, bunions, dry skin, warts, and more, according to the Pharmacy Times. Accordingly, your Fairfield County foot doctor, Dr. Peter Siroka, Read more
  • Treating Athletes Foot
    Are your toes itchy and covered in a red rash? You may have tinea pedis, but don't be alarmed—that's just the official name for athlete's foot, a common condition regularly Read more
  • Bunion Surgery
    A bunion is a commonly acquired foot deformity in which the big toe turns toward the second toe. Termed Hallux Valgus in the medical community, bunions also features a substantial Read more
  • How We Can Help With Your Bunion Symptoms
    Bunions are a common foot problem. Although they tend to become more common as people age, anyone can develop a bunion. The most common symptom is a bony bump at Read more
  • What Orthotics Can Do for You
    Orthotics can do many things for you if you are struggling with foot pain or discomfort. Orthotics are inserts placed inside the shoes to provide cushion, support, or stability, as Read more
  • Could Your Heel Pain be Plantar Fasciitis?
    Don’t let heel pain get the better of you—come to our Stamford office for help! Are you noticing a sudden, stabbing pain in the bottom of your heel? If so, Read more
  • Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
    The plantar fascia is the long band of tissue that runs across the length of the foot and connects all the way from the heel bone to the base of Read more
  • Signs You May Have Plantar Fasciitis
    About 77 percent of Americans say that they have had trouble with foot pain according to the American Podiatric Medical Association. Plantar fasciitis is the primary cause of heel and Read more
  • Treating Bunions
    How your podiatrist in Stamford can help with bunion pain If you are suffering from bunion pain, you’re not alone. Bunions are a common foot problem, especially for women. A bunion Read more
  • Signs You've Sprained Your Ankle
    That throbbing pain in your ankle just may be a sign that you have a sprained ankle. Our Fairfield County, CT, foot doctor, Dr. Peter Siroka, discusses sprains and explains Read more
  • Caring for Your Feet as a Diabetic
    What your podiatrist in Stamford wants you to know Diabetes is a systemic disease with far-reaching effects. In fact, diabetes can dramatically affect your feet! That means you need to take Read more
  • Reasons You May Need Orthotics
    Do you need orthotics? Orthotics are used to treat a variety of foot problems and medical issues. Orthotic devices are molded pieces of plastic, rubber, leather, other material that are Read more
  • Treating Your Heel Pain
    Your heel pain has gotten out of control. Your foot is swollen, and just putting it on the floor in the morning hurts. Likely, your discomfort is plantar fasciitis, and Read more