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3 Early Signs of Bunions and How to Treat Them Jul 9th, 2024

Bunions can be a real pain— literally and figuratively. These overgrowth bumps that form on the joint at the base of your big toe can cause significant discomfort and even impact your mobility.  At Aesthetic Podiatry & Sports Medicine Center, Mariola Rivera, DPM, offers the latest technology and aesthetic procedures...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jun 26th, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

The Benefits of treating Foot and Ankle Conditions with Platetet Rich Plasma (PRP) Nov 15th, 2022

Regenerative medicine is the future of medicine and the new era to treat many foot and ankle conditions in a conservative manner. Platelet-rich plasma is obtained from your own blood. The good news is that is completely natural since is autologous and comes from your own body. Unlike corticosteroids, PRP...

How to replace New Fat Pad to your feet? Nov 1st, 2022

Fat pad atrophy is a condition that causes loss of the natural fat cells most commonly on the plantar aspect of your feet.  The loss of fat pad is most common in the ball of your feet and heel. This condition is very common in our population. As a result,...

Why your feet smell? May 29th, 2022

Some patients are more predisposed to excessive sweating from their feet.  There is a a condition called focal hyperhidrosis, secondary to excessive sweat glands. Excessive sweat in our body is a protective mechanism of our body temperature. The sweat glands keep our body moist and fresh. Normally, people sweat during...

How I get Rid of Toenail Fungus? Nov 3rd, 2020

A frequent office visit is toenail fungus. Toenail fungus is a common condition that can affect both adults and children. We confirm the presence of toenail fungus via a PAS/KOH biopsy.  Most likely, the patients are treated closely for about 52 weeks. A toenail usually can take up to 9...

Why do you have pain in the back of your heel?  Mariola Rivera, DPM Oct 27th, 2020

Achilles tendinitis and retrocalcaneal bursitis are 20 % of Americans pain in the posterior aspect of the foot. Causes are overuse injuries, biomechanics abnormalities, foot gear, congenital deformities.   At Aesthetic Podiatry and Sports Medicine Center, our facilities offer treatments to treat conservative and surgical this common injuries in our population....