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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.

Knowledge Base.

What Is a Foot and Ankle Surgeon?

Foot and ankle surgeons are the surgical specialists of the podiatric profession. They provide complete medical and surgical care for a variety of conditions that affect people of every age. What education has a foot and ankle surgeon received? After completing undergraduate education, the foot and ankle surgeon completes the four-year curriculum at an accredited […]

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Foot Push-Up Test

How well are your arches performing? Take the test to find out! 1. In bare feet, stand facing your kitchen counter. 2. Place your palms on the counter with slight pressure. 3. Stand with your back straight, and lift one foot off the floor. 4. Slowly lift the heel of the other foot, placing all […]

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Kids Foot and Ankle Safety

Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Spring Sports Competitive youth sports often require many athletes to transition from winter activities to spring activities without considering the increased risk of incurring a foot or ankle injury. Moving from indoor to outdoor playing surfaces with varying impact can stress a young athlete’s feet and ankles, and […]

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Foot Fractures and Osteoporosis

Unexplained foot pain or foot fracture can actually be an early sign of osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease that weakens bones and can lead to fractures or breaks. Osteoporosis often progresses without any symptoms or is not diagnosed until a person experiences pain from a bone fracture. Bones with osteoporosis are in a weakened state, and […]

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After Hibernation

After a long winter, nothing beats going outside for a walk or run to enjoy the warm spring weather. However, sudden increased activity following several months of low or no activity can result in heel pain, also known as plantar fasciitis. This painful condition results from inflammation of the tissue band (the plantar fascia) that […]

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Tarsal Coalition

Tarsal Coalition What is a Tarsal Coalition? A tarsal coalition is an abnormal connection that develops between two bones in the back of the foot (the tarsal bones). This abnormal connection, which can be composed of bone, cartilage, or fibrous tissue, may lead to limited motion and pain in one or both feet. The tarsal bones […]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome What Is the Tarsal Tunnel? The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteries, veins, tendons, and nerves. One of […]

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Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle   Tennis involves a great deal of foot work. Foot and ankle injuries can occur from the continuous side to side and quick stopping and starting motions required in this sport. The playing surface also plays a role, as hard courts are less forgiving compared to clay courts. […]

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That Pain in Your Back Could be Linked to Your Feet

That Pain in Your Back Could be Linked to Your Feet If your lower back has been hurting, and you don’t remember doing anything to injure it, the source of your pain could be your feet! Foot pain is something that many people try to ignore. After all, doesn’t everyone’s feet hurt now and then? […]

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Thick Toenails

Thick Toenails Toenails will often become thick as an individual grows older. Thickening may also occur as a result of trauma to the toenail, such as when it repeatedly hits the end of a shoe that is too short. Sometimes when something is dropped on the toenail, the nail will fall off. When a new […]

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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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