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Dr. Arapidis specializes in all aspects of podiatric care. He provides a multitude of services including: general podiatric care, treatment of diseases and trauma of the foot and ankle, diabetic wound management, elective and reconstructive foot & ankle surgery, pediatric/geriatric care, custom made orthotics, whirlpool therapy, as well as on site X-rays, non-invasive vascular and neurological testing.

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Peroneal Tendon Injuries

Peroneal Tendon Injuries What Are the Peroneal Tendons? A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The two peroneal tendons in the foot run side-by-side behind the outer ankle bone. One peroneal tendon attaches to the outer part of the midfoot, while the other tendon runs under the foot and […]

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Puncture wounds

Puncture Wounds What Is a Puncture Wound? Puncture wounds are not the same as cuts. A puncture wound has a small entry hole caused by a pointed object, such as a nail that you’ve stepped on. In contrast, a cut is an open wound that produces a long tear in the skin. Puncture wounds require […]

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Pediatric Flatfoot

Pediatric Flatfoot What Is Pediatric Flatfoot?Flatfoot is common in both children and adults. When this deformity occurs in children, it is referred to as “pediatric flatfoot.” Although there are various forms of flatfoot, they all share one characteristic – partial or total collapse of the arch. Pediatric flatfoot can be classified as symptomatic or asymptomatic. […]

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Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a condition characterized by the breakdown and eventual loss of cartilage in one or more joints. Cartilage (the connective tissue found at the end of the bones in the joints) protects and cushions the bones during movement. When cartilage deteriorates or is lost, symptoms […]

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Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Raynaud’s Phenomenon Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition which results in a bluish-white discoloration of fingers and toes, often as a result of exposure to cold. Stress, smoking, and certain medications may trigger or worsen symptoms. The color change, which occurs from spasms in small blood vessels, becomes red and then returns to normal when blood […]

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Joint Pain in the Foot

Joint Pain in the Foot The foot contains 26 bones and more than 30 joints. Many people experience pain involving one or more of these joints. The pain may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, stiffness, redness, bruising and/or increased warmth over the affected joints. Joint pain may be caused by trauma, infection, inflammation, arthritis, bursitis, gout, […]

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Intoeing

Intoeing Intoeing (pigeon toes) is a condition in which the feet point inward when walking. It is commonly seen in children and may resolve in very early childhood with no treatment or intervention.  The child should be examined by a foot and ankle surgeon if the intoeing is causing significant tripping, difficulty with normal activity, […]

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R.I.C.E. Protocol Rest: Stay off the injured (foot/ankle). Walking may cause further injury. Ice: Apply an ice pack to the injured area, placing a thin towel between the ice and the skin. Use ice for 20 minutes and then wait at least 40 minutes before icing again. Compression: An elastic wrap should be used to […]

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Os Trigonum Syndrome

Os Trigonum Syndrome What is the Os Trigonum?  The os trigonum is an extra (accessory) bone that sometimes develops behind the ankle bone (talus). It is connected to the talus by a fibrous band. The presence of an os trigonum in one or both feet is congenital (present at birth). It becomes evident during adolescence […]

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Accessory Navicular Syndrome

Accessory Navicular Syndrome What is the Accessory Navicular?  The accessory navicular (os navicularum or os tibiale externum) is an extra bone or piece of cartilage located on the inner side of the foot just above the arch. It is incorporated within the posterior tibial tendon, which attaches in this area.   An accessory navicular is […]

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Arapidis Foot Care

22-52 33rd Street

Astoria, NY 11105

Tel: (718)777-9380

Fax: (718)721-7959

[email protected]

Office Hours

Housecalls available upon request

Monday: 9:00am – 7:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am – 7:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am – 7:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am – 7:00pm

Friday: 9:00am – 7:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Sunday: Emergency Only

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