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People who suffer from diabetes face many complications; the most commonly taking place in the feet. At Cherrywood Foot Care located in Bellmore, New York, we treat patients who need diabetic foot care. As always, our primary goals are to treat and educate each patient on the disease and complications to...

  Neurolysis is a non-invasive procedure targeted for complex nerve pain. Neuroma is a condition involving the production of nerve tissue mass that causes severe pain in the affected area- often times, in feet. This condition is also popularly seen in patients with cancerous or benign tumors. In this case, Neurolysis...

Metatarsalgia is a type of pain and inflammation in the ball, or metatarsal, of the foot. Also called the “stone bruise,” it often is seen in the metatarsal heads which is where the bones of the middle three toes connect to the ball.  There are small nerves between the metatarsal...

Book An Appointment With Long Island's Best Podiatrist! For the ninth year in a row, Dr. Joseph Burke, DPM, FACFS, ABPOPPM of Cherrywood Footcare has been voted Best Podiatrist on Long Island! Every year, Bethpage Federal Credit Union sponsors contests across a wide variety of industries in order to find the...

Foot fungus can be a very uncomfortable thing to deal with. Although it may not cause direct pain, it will likely make you feel uncomfortable and self conscious. Fortunately with the right treatment, foot fungus can be eradicated. Cherrywood Foot Care in Nassau County can diagnose and treat your foot...

A flat foot is a condition describing a foot arch that has been lowered. Typically after overuse, the tendons holding your foot upright become loose causing your foot’s arch to lower. While there is no immediate concerns with having flat feet, it affects posture and may cause feet to ache...

People can take a lot of things for granted and the safety during a routine pedicure is one of them. Compared to some of  other alternative procedures people undertake for beauty and health, pedicures appear to be relatively harmless. After all pedicures are simply a foot spa; however consider the...

Joints not only allow for flexibility, they also determine the position of bones and keep them aligned. A bunion is a misaligned bone caused by a weakened joint near the base of the big toe thus causing the bone to jut out. Some issues with joints are hereditary making some...

Plantar warts can cause discomfort while walking and are generally a pain to get rid of. By walking barefoot, you are far more likely to contract plantar warts since they are caused by an infection on the outer layer of your skin. This type of wart can only be contracted...

Just about everything has a tailored term these days. The problem with it, is when you are expected to simply know about it when there are simpler ways to explain the subject in question. Orthotics is just such a subject and to clarify what it is: the art of designing...