Whether you are a professional athlete or you simply play in a local league or even just for fun, your feet and ankles can take quite the beating while you are participating in sports. Regardless of your athletic ability, it is important to be aware of the various risks and potential sports injuries while playing
Welcome to New York Foot Group!
If you are looking for specialized podiatric care in Manhattan, look no further than New York Foot Group, LLP! We offer a wide range of podiatric care, including both conservative and surgical therapies. Dr. Gregg Greenblatt and our staff are committed to providing the finest podiatric care in a warm and friendly environment in order to make you feel relaxed and comfortable.
We believe there is a reason why so many people in Manhattan trust us with their foot and ankle health. We can diagnose and treat most foot problems like heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Dr. Greenblatt also offers advanced treatments like Shockwave Therapy to relieve heel pain.
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All our professionals maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatric medicine.
What We Do
Understanding Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory response that is caused by degenerative irritation at the insertion of the plantar fascia ligament—which is a thick band of tissue that attaches your heel bone to your toes. These ligaments act as shock absorbers that support the arch of your foot. However, too much pressure can
What is a Heel Spur? A heel spur is calcium deposit located underneath the heel that causes small pieces of bone to protrude. Pain associated with heel spurs is often confused with another condition called plantar fasciitis—which refers to inflammation in plantar fascia ligament. A heel spur, on the other hand, is a piece of
What is Hammer Toe? Hammer toe is a deformity in the foot that causes toes to bend or curl in a downward fashion rather than point forward. This deformity is typically the result of a muscle imbalance between the tendons on top and the tendons on the bottom of the toe. Hammer toes can be
What Are Orthotics? Custom-made orthotics are medical shoe inserts that support and gently reposition the heel, arch, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones in the feet. Orthotics enable the structures in the foot to work together as nature intended, making each step pain-free. Unlike over-the-counter shoe inserts, custom-made orthotics are created from non-weight bearing molds of
In relation to podiatry biomechanics is the way in which the muscles, bones and joints of the feet and lower limb interact and move. Podiatrists look at functionality specifically in terms of impact absorption and propulsion. The movements of the foot are defined as pronation and supination which are directly related to absorption and propulsion