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Courtesy of the Association of American Physicians and SurgeonsAre you one of the millions of American students (or their parents) facing the choice of taking the COVID shot or being barred from school?The 800 reported cases of heart inflammation, now being investigated by the Centers for...

While COVID toes can appear at any age, children, teenagers and young adults seem most likely to develop this condition. These patients are typically healthy. In most of these young individuals they never develop other, more common symptoms of COVID-19, such as a dry cough,...

From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries. Our comprehensive list of sports indicates types of injuries that may occur in the sport...

By now we're all familiar with the word pandemic.It's the worldwide spread of a new disease that most people do not have immunity. An epidemic is a disease affecting many people at the same time and spreading from person to person in a locality where...

APPRECIATIONThis word is defined as “recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something” and “a full understanding of a situation." (Oxford dictionary).As this relates to my patients I have to say the feeling is mutual. I love my patients and get so...

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) recently released guidance on when a patient with COVID is no longer infectious, optimal time to wait after recovery from COVID to schedule elective procedures, and guidelines for repeat COVID testing.When is a patient with COVID-19 no longer infectious?Key...

Over the last six months I've wondered why masks have been recommended? Mask wearing in public areas has been mandated by Governors and supported by the media. Biosafety and the fear created by public officials has pushed this agenda and without ever giving any scientific...

On Wednesday afternoon for the past several weeks, Caitie Mansker accompanied and observed me in my Broadway office. She had the opportunity to see a good variety of pathologies from ingrown toenails, treating diabetics with neuropathy and open ulcerations to various foot and ankle fractures....

Many of my patients visit me with complaints about excruciating and often debilitating foot pain, and are concerned about possible surgery and downtime. At Strash Foot & Ankle Care, we are committed to evaluating ALL possible treatments, and the good news is, many conditions DO...

Subluxing or dislocating peroneal tendons are a relatively uncommon condition. Patients will complain about the tendons on the outside of the ankle “popping out” or snapping when rotating their ankle.  Patients will often complain of a weak ankle on the involved side stating their ankle...