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  • 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
  • Do I Need Orthotics?
    Think there's nothing you can do about your aching feet? Orthotics, shoe inserts custom-designed by a podiatrist, can help relieve your painful symptoms. Dr. Peter Siroka, your Stamford, CT, podiatrist, Read more
  • Morton's Neuroma: What is it and How to Stop the Pain
    A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that can develop in various parts of your body. In the foot, the most common occurring neuroma develops at the base of Read more
  • Metatarsalgia
    Metatarsalgia denotes a common foot condition characterized by pain and inflammation of the joints and bones of the ball of the foot - the area just before the toes, also Read more
  • Treating Your Bunions
    Bunions don’t always have to be painful. Find out how to best manage your symptoms. Bunions are more common than you may think. Whether an injury to your foot or wearing Read more
  • Easy Ways to Prevent and Treat an Ingrown Toenail
    Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, can be annoying and painful. This common condition occurs when the surrounding skin on one or both sides of the nail grows over the Read more
  • Hammertoes
    A hammertoe is one of the most common toe conditions, usually stemming from muscle imbalance in which the joints of the second, third, fourth or fifth toe are bent into Read more
  • Treating Plantar Fasciitis
    The foot has 107 ligaments, 26 bones, 33 joints, and countless muscles and tendons. This incredibly complex part of the human body makes up about a quarter of the bones Read more
  • Growing Pains
    If your child has ever complained of not being able to sleep at night due to leg pain, he or she may be experiencing what many people refer to as Read more
  • Foot Odor
    The feet have more sweat glands than any other part of the body, which means they have the ability to sweat profusely. With your feet encased in your shoes all Read more
  • How Can I Treat My Poor Circulation?
    Are your feet and hands constantly cold? You may have poor circulation. Peter Y. Siroka, D.P.M., your Stamford, CT, podiatrist discusses symptoms of the problem and explains how you can Read more
  • Foot Care for Runners
    If you're a runner, it goes without saying that your feet take the brunt of the punishment. In fact, for runners the feet are more vulnerable to injury than any Read more
  • Flat Feet
    The arch structure of our feet determines how we walk, which means our arches need to be both sturdy and flexible in order to adjust to different walking surfaces. For Read more