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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.

Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Foot and Ankle

Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Foot and Ankle What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease in which certain cells of the immune system malfunction and attack healthy joints. RA causes inflammation in the lining (synovium) of joints, most often the joints of the hands and feet. The signs of inflammation can include pain, […]

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Potentially Deadly Infection

Potentially Deadly Infection, Once Seen Primarily in Hospitalized Patients, Is Now Linked to Common Foot Conditions in the Community More Americans are developing drug-resistant staph infections, known as MRSA, from common, relatively minor foot problems such as cuts, cracks in the skin, athlete’s foot and ingrown toenails. “If you have a cut or a scrape […]

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Plantar Wart

Plantar Wart (Verruca Plantaris) What is a Plantar Wart? Awart is a small growth on the skin that develops when the skin is infected by a virus. Warts can develop anywhere on the foot, but typically they appear on the bottom (plantar side) of the foot. Plantar warts most commonly occur in children, adolescents, and […]

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Plantar Fibroma

Plantar Fibroma What is the Plantar Fibroma?  A plantar fibroma is a fibrous knot (nodule) in the arch of the foot. It is embedded within the plantar fascia, a band of tissue that extends from the heel to the toes on the bottom of the foot. A plantar fibroma can develop in one or both […]

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Ankle Arthritis

 Ankle Arthritis Arthritis is a general term for a group of more than 100 diseases. “Arthritis” means “joint inflammation.” When it affects the ankle joint it can produce swelling and pain, and may eventually result in deformity, loss of joint function, and decreased ability to walk. The most common form of ankle arthritis is osteoarthritis. […]

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Acute Inflammation

Acute Inflammation What Is Acute Inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s normal protective response to an injury, irritation, or surgery. This natural “defense” process brings increased blood flow to the area, resulting in an accumulation of fluid. As the body mounts this protective response, the symptoms of inflammation develop. These include: Swelling Pain Increased warmth and […]

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Tips For Healthy Outdoor Feet

Enjoying the outdoors in warm weather is much more fun when your feet are not hurting. Follow these ten tips for keeping your feet pain-free: 1. Don’t walk barefoot. Your feet can suffer cuts that can easily become infected. 2. Clean and disinfect spider and ant bites to avoid infection. 3. Wear socks. Bare feet […]

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Avoid Sprains and Fractures

Avoid Sprains & Fractures This Summer With warm weather in full swing, most of us have been enjoying the outdoors, whether that means tending to our yards and gardens, playing recreational sports or spending time at the beach. However, it takes just one wrong step for summer fun to turn into a painful ankle sprain […]

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Warm Weather Walking

WarmWeatherWalking Checklist Warm weather gives us a great time to get ourselves up off the couch and get on our way to better health. Don’t let foot pain slow you down. Follow these helpful tips for your warm weather walks and enjoy the weather! Wearsupportive shoes. Wear‘moisture wicking’ socks. Stretch muscles before and after your […]

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Protect Kids Feet

Protect Your Kids’ Bare Feet This Summer Kids, summer and bare feet—can’t have one without the others. While your kids may love to go barefoot during the summer, doing so may expose their feet to numerous potential injuries that can ruin the rest of the season for them. What lies hidden in the grass, dirt […]

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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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