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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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Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle Rugby is hard on the feet and ankles! Injuries can occur from running and cutting, direct trauma during tackling, and during the scrum. Rugby players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon […]

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (Osteopenia) Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone,” is a condition in which bones become weak and thin due to lack of calcium. People with osteoporosis have an increased risk of bone fractures (breaks).  Osteoporosis is often called the “silent disease” because many people do not realize they have it. However, pain can occur when a […]

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Ingrown Toenails in Children

Ingrown Toenails in Children Parents can help prevent a common and painful foot problem in children by following a few simple tips. Foot and ankle surgeons say ingrown toenails are a common condition they treat in children. The doctors blame tight shoes, tight socks and incorrect nail trimming for most cases. In other cases, children […]

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Restless Legs

Restless Legs An uncontrolled urge to move one’s legs is referred to as “restless legs.” This can happen while trying to sleep, while traveling, or any time the legs are at rest. There is no known test to diagnose the problem; instead, the foot and ankle surgeon considers the individual’s history to determine possible causes […]

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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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Soccer injuries to the Foot and Ankle

Soccer Injuries to the Foot and Ankle Soccer is hard on the feet! Injuries to the foot and ankle can occur from running and side to side cutting, sliding or tackling, and from striking the ball or another player with the foot. Soccer players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can […]

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Smelly Feet

Smelly Feet A smelly foot 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. Most people with this condition will have sweaty and smelly feet year round, not just in the hot summer months. The odor is produced by bacteria and/or […]

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Soft Tissue Biopsy

Soft Tissue Biopsy What is a Soft Tissue Biopsy? A soft tissue biopsy is the removal and microscopic examination of a small sample of soft tissue for diagnostic purposes. “Soft tissue” includes the skin, fat, muscle, and tendons that surround, connect, or support other tissues or organs. Soft tissue biopsies require little time or involvement […]

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Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot What is a Sesamoid? A sesamoid is a bone embedded in a tendon. Sesamoids are found in several joints in the body. In the normal foot, the sesamoids are two pea-shaped bones located in the ball of the foot, beneath the big toe joint. Acting as a pulley for tendons, the […]

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Pigeon-toes

Pigeon-toes Pigeon toes (intoeing) 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, pain, […]

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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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