• All About Foot Fractures
    With nearly a quarter of all the bones of your body located in your feet, it’s not surprising that one of the more common conditions we see at New England Read more
  • Treating Chronic Ankle Issues
    You don’t recall twisting or injuring your ankle recently but you are experiencing pain off and on (and sometimes it’s pretty intense) on the outside of your ankle. Your ankle Read more
  • What is Heel Spur Syndrome?
    What is Heel Spur Syndrome? Heel Spur Syndrome is another name for Plantar Fasciitis where patients experience sometimes severe pain in the heel and arch of the foot. At New England Read more
  • Walk Your Way to Fitness
    May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and the President’s Council is challenging adults to get at least 150 minutes of physical activity every week. At New England Foot Read more
  • All About Warts
    One of the conditions that patients frequently come to New England Foot & Ankle Specialists for is warts. Although warts are not often harmful, they can be quite painful and Read more
  • Osteoporosis and Your Feet
    This potentially crippling disease occurs when your bones become weak and thin either due to loss of bone mass or underproduction of new bone in your body. According to the Read more
  • 3 Diabetic Foot Problems
    Patients with diabetes have to take extra precautions with their feet.  Poor circulation, reduced immune system defenses, and nerve damage are all hallmarks of this disease, which put diabetics at Read more
  • Dealing with Neuromas
    A Neuroma is an enlargement or thickening of nerve tissue. This benign condition can develop in many parts of the body, including the foot. The most frequent form of Neuroma Read more
  • Questions About Flatfeet
    Flatfoot—partial or total collapse of the arch of the foot-- is a complicated condition that has varying degrees of severity. At New England Foot & Ankle Specialists, our podiatrists, George Read more
  • 5 Reasons to Call the Foot Doctor
    Many times at New England Foot & Ankle Specialists we hear patients say, “I wish I had come in sooner.” Sometimes people feel their symptoms are not serious enough or Read more
  • What are Chilblains?
    Although it may sound like a folksy term, early settlers would use this to describe some cold weather ailment. Chilblains actually refer to a real skin condition that occurs due Read more
  • Calluses: A Common Problem
    At New England Foot and Ankle Specialists, patients frequently come to us complaining of discomfort from a callus. The problem is they often don’t come in soon enough. It may Read more
  • Avoiding Shin Splints
    With the occasional warm days and first hint of spring in the air, many of our patients at New England Foot & Ankle Specialists are putting on their sneakers and Read more
  • Early Treatment Essential for Capsulitis
    A common cause of pain in the ball of the foot and toe joint that we see frequently at New England Foot & Ankle Specialists is Capsulitis. This is an Read more
  • Why is Your Child's Heel Hurting?
    If you have a child who is an avid athlete and has started to complain of heel pain, a condition known as Sever’s Disease may be to blame. Also known Read more
  • Treating Haglund’s Deformity
    Haglund’s deformity is an abnormal bony protrusion on the back of the heel.  Since this bony enlargement sticks out, it can become inflamed when it rubs against shoes. In fact, Read more
  • Possible Link Between Smoking and Lower Risks of Gout
    A recent study conducted by the Arthritis Care & Research suggests that smoking or cigarette smoke may possibly lead to lower gout risks. The research indicates, however, that this “27% Read more

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New England Foot & Ankle Specialist

30 New Crossing Road

Suite 311

Reading, MA 01867 US

(781) 944-4044