Our practice provides professional care for all ages. Treatments involve the prevention and care of common foot problems like corns, calluses, bunions, ingrown nails and athlete's foot, as well as treatment of more complex issues relating to structural and functional defects of the foot and lower limb.
Sports related foot problems can range from Achilles tendonitis and stress factures to shin splints and knee pain. Treatment for players and athletes is available in which we provide an important role in the treatment of athlete's foot problems.
People with diabetes are at increased risk of foot problems, including potential amputation. It's very important to check your feet once a day to look for problems and changes, and to see a podiatrist regularly. If you have numbness or neuropathy you should have a professional treat your feet, including cutting toenails and tending to calluses. We can help you select proper shoes and socks. We offer Diabetic Nerve Pain Testing and Diabetic Nerve Pain Treatment.
The young foot takes time to grow. Podopediatrics, the field of podiatry which specializes in children's feet, deals with problems relating to child foot development, posture and correcting walking styles. We see children of all ages for assessment of problems associated with flat feet, pigeon toes, irregular walking styles, bone injuries and various nail and skin disorders.
People with Disabilities
Podiatrists specializing in the care of people with disabilities can greatly increase mobility and help reduce specific foot pain that they may experience. Depending on the disability, we will assess and treat problems such as: poor bone structure and walking styles, foot and lower limb pain, and skin irritations. We also design shoe modifications and orthoses, and work on muscle rehabilitation.
High Risk Patients
People who have certain medical conditions, such as diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis, often have specific foot problems associated with their feet. Our role is to assess, manage, advise and undertake strategies which will help to prevent further complications.
We have an increasing role in the management of foot problems of the older person. Injuries or pain can have a significant effect on the lifestyle and general health of older people who have specific foot problems.
Types of Podiatry Services Available:
Achilles Tendon Problems
Calf Muscle Stretch
Corns and Calluses
Diabetic Foot Care and Problem Management
General Foot Pain and Discomfort
Masses of the Foot and Ankle
Orthotics and Biomechanical Problems
Pediatric Foot Conditions
Sprains and Strains
Spurs and Bone Problems
Tumors of the Foot and ankle
LANCE BERLIN, D.P.M., Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Union Medical Plaza, 2330 Union Boulevard, Islip, NY 11751
Phone: 631-277-8900 - --- Fax: 631-277-0298
Web: www.lanceberlin.com - --- Email: email@example.com
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