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(718) 777-9380

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.

Skin Cancer

You’re vigilant about checking your face, scalp, limbs and torso for suspicious moles, but do you also check your feet? Skin cancer is on the rise in the U.S., with one of the most serious forms of skin cancer—melanoma—ranking as the most common foot malignancy. Melanomas on the foot are often misdiagnosed and more dangerous […]

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Springtime Walk

While spring is a perfect time to begin a walking program, for some, foot pain can make walking difficult, if not impossible. Arthritis, bunions and heel spurs are common causes of foot pain, but the good news is that most of these conditions can be improved with proper treatment. Before you begin your spring walking […]

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When to Visit a Foot & Ankle Surgeon

When to Visit a Foot & Ankle Surgeon Most people have a foot or ankle problem at one time or another. So how do you know when to see a foot and ankle surgeon? Sometimes it’s obvious that you need to seek help, but at other times it’s less clear. In reality, many symptoms—even those […]

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Get Your Feet In Shape

If bunions, hammertoes, corns, calluses and other foot problems are making you hesitant to go barefoot on the beach or to wear sandals this summer, our office can help your feet look and feel better long before warm weather arrives. Bunions are the most common deformity for which patients seek surgical treatment, both for improved […]

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Healthy Summer Feet

Summer is the time for picnics, pool parties and playing outside—not foot pain. Follow these ten tips for keeping your feet pain-free this summer: 1. Don’t walk barefoot. Your feet can suffer cuts and puncture wounds that can become infected. 2. Apply sunscreen to your feet to protect against sunburn and skin cancer. 3. Wear […]

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Common Foot Care Myths

Myth: Cutting a notch in an ingrown toenail relieves the pain. Fact: This doesn’t relieve the pain and may actually cause more problems and discomfort. If you have an ingrown toenail, don’t perform bathroom surgery—call our office to schedule an appointment. In many cases, a simple surgical procedure will fix the ingrown toenail. Myth: Walking […]

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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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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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