Podiatrist Blog

  • Suffering From Heel Pain?
    Here’s what you can do to alleviate your heel pain today.  Did you know that the average pair of feet walk about 110,000 miles or 220,000,000 steps during their lifetime? Your Read more
  • Types of Orthotics Available and How They Can Help Your Feet
    When your podiatrist suggests orthotics for you, know that they have a good reason. Beyond improving the comfort and mechanics of the feet, orthotics may help with back pain, balance, posture, and more. Dr. Read more
  • How Shockwave Therapy Can Help Your Foot Condition
    Do you have a stubborn case of plantar fasciitis? If corticosteroid shots, night splints, physical therapy and other treatments haven't relieved your pain, extracorporeal shockwave therapy may be helpful. The Read more
  • The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care
    If you are a diabetic, it's extremely important to take good care of your feet. Diabetic complications can render your feet numb because you won't know if you get a Read more
  • Choosing The Right Orthotics For Your Feet
    You may already be familiar with orthotics, these are inserts that are worn inside of your shoes to help with a wide variety of foot problems. They can alleviate discomfort, Read more
  • The Benefits Of Laser Therapy for Fungal Toenails
    Toenail fungus can be difficult to treat at home. No matter how carefully you follow the instructions on over-the-counter medications, your nails may remain thick and yellow. Fortunately, toenail laser Read more
  • Could Orthotics Help Me?
    Do you have foot or ankle pain? Orthotics prescribed by your Brooklyn Heights, NY, podiatrists, Dr. Joseph C. Stuto, Dr. Joseph A. Stuto, and Dr. Lisa Fuchs of Stuto Foot Read more
  • Caring for Your Feet When You're Diabetic
    Caring for your feet when you have diabetes doesn’t need to be challenging. People with diabetes are prone to dealing with cracked skin, tingling and numbness in their feet. Diabetes-related Read more
  • 3 Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Eating
    This National Nutrition Month during March, our team of podiatrists at Stuto Foot Specialist Podiatry is taking the opportunity to highlight the Do’s and Don’ts of healthy eating. Here are the Read more
  • Common Foot Problems Associated with Weight Gain
    Not only does being overweight affect your major body organs, but your feet take a beating as well. Numerous studies are reflecting on the harmful effects of excess weight on Read more
  • Could Your Heel Pain Be Plantar Fasciitis?
    Plantar fasciitis symptom is severe heel pain caused by damaged tissue and inadequate rest to allow for healing. The plantar fascia becomes inflamed and, if ignored, can have long-term harmful Read more
  • De-Stress and Protect Your Feet
    Did you know that stress, high blood pressure, and poor foot health are interconnected? Yes, it’s true! High levels of stress, increase your blood pressure and put you at risk Read more
  • Don’t Ignore Foot Pain in Children
    Some children experience pains as part of the growing process, and others feel pain due to overexertion. Persistent pain in children’s feet, however, is not a good sign and should Read more
  • EAT WELL, FEEL WELL
    With a month into the New Year, we at Stuto Foot Specialist Podiatry are encouraging everyone to continue with their healthy eating lifestyle goals and resolutions. A healthy and nutritious Read more
  • Are You Wearing the Correct Shoe Size?
    Feet differ from person to person; they come in all shapes and sizes. All too often, people select shoes based on looks rather than function and fit. One must buy Read more
  • 3 Habits that Make Bunion Pain Worse
    A bunion, or hallux valgus, is a progressive foot disorder in which the big toe points inwards towards the other toes, forcing one of the metatarsal bones to protrude outwards. Read more

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