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Suffern Podiatry treats most foot problems in children and adults. As a current runner and former hiker and backpacker around the Catskills and Adirondacks I have a particular interest in helping my patients stay as active as possible. In my practice, I prioritize conservative non surgical care for most foot problems. In addition, I try to keep current on new trends in comfortable shoe wear and emerging technologies.

  Walking and running are straight ahead activities. The path can twist and turn but the body  follows the eyes’ line of sight. Look ahead walk ahead. Look up the hill run up the hill. Chaos is the antithesis. Run here than there. Turn. Stop. Spin around and go back. Left or right? No order.…

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The act of running is quite natural. Almost all biped and quadruped animals do it. In the quadruped world though, running is a necessity. Hunting. Think cheetah, running in a burst of speed to kill its prey. Hunted. Think Thompson’s Gazelle, running, leaping really, to stay alive. When we see an animal running at top…

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Walking around the world I would say is the ultimate way to use one’s feet. Walk through desert. Walk over mountain ranges. Walk through war zones. Walk through history, geography, geopolitics, anthropology, sociology. Walk through humankind. Paul Salopek, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist has begun his trek Out of Eden, the name of his project…

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“PHIT America” is a new initiative to help Americans become more physically active and therefore more healthy. Spearheaded by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association and backed by companies including Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods and the American College of Sports Medicine, PHIT America includes a call to be more physically fit and provides links on…

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As the weather turns colder people may experience episodes of painful cold toes and/or fingers after being out doors. If the pain is more than you would expect from simply being under-dressed for the cold weather and you begin to experience pain that lasts for a few hours and see that some of your toes…

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