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Tips For Healthy Winter Feet

Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your winter season. Kalmar Family Podiatry offers some helpful tips for healthy winter feet

Jan 26th, 2022
New Year… New You… Tips to Stay Injury Free This Winter

It is the beginning of the year. We all have our new year resolution and for many it is to take better care of our bodies. With that comes exercise. Follow these tips to reduce your risk of injury and keep you working towards your goals. NEW YEAR - NEW YOU

Jan 11th, 2022
Why do I have a Bunion?

A bony prominence at the side of your big toe joint or little toe joint is known as a bunion. These bunions can be both painful and unsightly.

Jul 26th, 2021
Top 5 Signs You May Have a Bunion

A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the side of the big toe. We also can have a bunion on the outside of the little toe known as a bunionette. Bunions can make walking extremely uncomfortable and tend to get larger over time if left untreated.

Jul 21st, 2021
Q&A on Ankle Sprains

Twisting your ankle is one of the most common injuries, and almost everyone is bound to experience the pain of an ankle sprain at least once in their lives.

Apr 20th, 2021
What is Severs?

This is a painful condition of the heel that occurs in growing children and adolescents.

Mar 31st, 2021
Caution! Black Ice

Are you one of the millions of people annually who have either fallen or almost fallen on black ice during these cold winter months? Falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures.

Jan 27th, 2021
Top 5 Signs of Arthritis

Arthritis is a general term used to describe several dozens of conditions causing joint inflammation. We work with hundreds of people every year struggling with signs and symptoms of various forms of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, RA and gout

Nov 23rd, 2020
Stress Fractures:

Stress fractures are a common foot problem leading to severe pain and problems walking, running and exercising.

Oct 1st, 2020
Top 5 Treatment Options for Warts

Warts are a common viral skin condition we see in our podiatry office. Foot warts are derived from the Human Papilloma Virus or HPV for short and can be quite stubborn. If left untreated can persist for several years with potential further spread.

Aug 10th, 2020
Top 3 Reasons to Treat Plantar Warts

Warts are a common viral skin condition we see in Podiatry quite often. Foot warts are derived from the Human Papilloma Virus or HPV for short and can be quite stubborn. If left untreated a wart can persist on the foot for several years.

Aug 3rd, 2020
The 6 Truths About Plantar Warts

Warts are a viral infection that lies deep in the skin tissue. Warts that arise in the foot are a common dermatological issue that podiatrist see on a daily basis. Here we present 6 truths about plantar warts.

Jul 5th, 2020
Top 5 ways to identify a callus or a wart:

Two of the most common skin pedal conditions we see are warts and calluses. These lesions are very similar and therefore are easy to confuse. Here we present the top 5 ways to identify a callus or a wart.

Jun 30th, 2020
TeleHealth Medicine: What is it? and is it right for me?

A video visit is similar to an office visit, only instead of traveling to see your doctor, you can video conference with them from your home. Our providers can assess symptoms, make a diagnosis, recommend treatment, and send prescriptions electronically to

Apr 9th, 2020
Orthotics: What are they all about

Custom orthotics are inserts that are made specific to your needs and foot type. Orthotics help rebalance and maintain the proper alignment of your foot, ankle and knees.

Jan 27th, 2020
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP): What's all this hype about?

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy or PRP for short has been getting a lot of attention lately so what is this all about? Many elite athletes like Koby Bryant, Alex Rodriguez, Tiger Woods, Victor Cruz, Rafael Nadal and David Ortiz to just name a few have all use

Aug 2nd, 2019
3 common Foot and Ankle injuries During Spring Time

Foot and Ankle overuse injuries at this time of year are abundant. So before you go all out, we would like to point out 3 of the most common injuries along with home treatment options for each pathology.

May 16th, 2019
Top 5 Ways to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Spring has sprung and we are all getting ready to enjoy the outdoors. Research has shown every year up to 90% of runners will sustain some form of injury that will impact their exercise or training.

Apr 23rd, 2019
So what is a corn or callus?

They are both build-up of thick hard tissue but are different because off where they are located on the foot and/or toes. The main reason why a corn or callus develops is due to excessive pressure or friction.

Jan 26th, 2022
Stretching Exercises for your calves and heels

Pick an exercise from the list and stretch each side for no more than 1-2 minutes. It does not take long to stretch. Remember, the frequency of stretching is more important than the time spent stretching.

Jan 19th, 2022
Foot and Ankle Arthritis Treatments

Although there is no cure for arthritis there are a number of treatments that can reduce pain, increase function and keep you active.

Dec 13th, 2020
Is Your Child Complaining of Heel Pain?

Many children may complain of heel pain which is quite common. However, your childs' pain should not be ignored and parents should not “wait to see if it will go away.”

Sep 23rd, 2019

This time of year we are all guilty of walking barefoot. If you walk barefoot outside in the garden, on a wood deck or just in the backyard chances are you or a loved one has gotten a splinter.

Jun 24th, 2019
Do you think your feet are getting flatter?

Do you think your feet are getting flatter? Well, they probably are to some degree. Not all flat feet are painful or cause symptoms. Painful flat feet can be treated. The expert team at Kalmar Family Podiatry in Huntington, New York, can help

Jan 29th, 2019
Know The Early Symptoms of Diabetes

The following symptoms of diabetes are typical. However, some people with type 2 diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed.

Nov 2nd, 2018
Welcome to Our Blog

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a podiatrist in the Huntington, NY area, we’re excited you are here.

Feb 8th, 2014