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  • 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
  • Common Signs of Plantar Fasciitis
    Is it possible that your heel pain could be due to this inflammatory condition? You thought you would get up and go for a run but the minute you step out Read more
  • Diagnosing and Treating Bunions
    Hallux valgus, better known as bunions, are a troublesome yet treatable problem that affects 23 to 35 percent of people according to a statistic published by Podiatry Today. When bunions Read more
  • Common Foot Issues And How We Can Help
    Do you suffer from foot pain or other foot problem? Stamford, CT, podiatrist Dr. Peter Siroka discusses common foot issues, including bunions and ingrown toenails, and explains what can be Read more