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Morton's Neuroma                      A neuroma is an enlarged, damaged, and usually entrapped nerve.  The most common area of the foot for a neuroma is between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal bones.  Morton's neuroma is thought to be caused by both foot structu...
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Are Sneakers the New High Fashion?                      Recently, while watching TV news, there was a brief segment featuring a variety of women on Manhattan streets wearing sneakers with summer dresses.  The TV reporter asked the women why they were wearin...
Dr. Evan B. Kelner, D.P.M.
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The Problem with Compression Stockings                                          Compression stockings are an important part of treating swelling or edema of the feet, ankles and legs.  These prescription stockings control the swelling by being applied the f...
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Eccentric Exercises in Conservative Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy                      Recently when reading " Lower Extremity Review", I came across an interesting article written by Jonathan Hook, DPM, and Curt Martini, DPM about the effectiveness of...
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Are Orthotics a "Bandaid"                      Recently, while listening to a few minutes of a Mets game, the announcers were discussing a player who suffered from plantar fasitiis.  Although the player had orthotics, he didn't want to wear them because he ...
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Limb Length Discrepancy                      An often overlooked cause of foot, leg and back problems is limb length discrepancy.  Limb length discrepancy is when one leg is longer than the other.  This results in an imbalance of the entire body when standi...
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Celebrity Foot Problems                      Many of us watch events on television, such as the red carpet photo sessions at the Academy Awards, to see what our favorite celebrities are wearing.  We notice the designer clothes, make-up and even their shoes....
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Achilles Tendonitis                      One of the most common overuse injuries seen in runners is Achilles tendonitis.  The Achilles tendon runs from the back of the leg to the heel bone.  Prolonged running can lead to the over-development of the Achilles...
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      Diabetic Shoes                      An essential part of any comprehensive plan to prevent diabetic foot ulcers is proper footwear.  If the shoe is worn out or not fitting quite right, rubbing can occur.  This repetitive trauma can cause blisters, cor...
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Stress Fractures of the Feet                      Stress fractures are "hairline" fractures brought on by repetitive stress to an area, often a foot.  The most common area for this injury to occur are the metatarsal bones or "long bones".                   ...
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