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.
When a toenail is ingrown, it is curved and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This “digging in” of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the toe.
Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems to develop.
A "corn" is a small circular thickened lesion in the skin of the foot. It usually forms due to repeated pressure on the skin, such as the rubbing of a shoe.
An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments in the ankle, usually on the outside of the ankle.
A bunion is often described as a bump on the side of the big toe.
Foot odor is a common condition in children and adults who wear shoes on a daily basis. People with smelly feet may also suffer from sweaty feet.
A callus is a thickened area of skin on the foot caused by pressure and repeated rubbing, such as from a shoe or sock.
The most common form of foot arthritis is osteoarthritis.
There are 26 bones in the foot. These bones support our weight and allow us to walk and run.
A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes.
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Astoria, NY 11105
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Thursday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
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Saturday: 9:00am – 2:00pm
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