Dr. Ronald Oberman

Podiatry
Deerfield Beach, FL
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Deerfield Beach, FL

Address

1891 W.Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL, US
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Depends: On the diagnosis. It could be from arthritis, a bunion, limited range of motion of joint, arthritis etc. Temporary rest, anti-inflammatory medications... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Apply topical antibiotic and keep covered with bandaid or dressing. Change daily and monitor. If healing is slow or swollen, red or draining see Podi... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possible tear: may have occurred in part of Achilles tendon or Plantaris tendon. May have just stretched it. If you can walk, it is very unlikely to be a complete ru... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Could be irritated nerve. May also be due to corn in between toes or even Athletes foot. Make sure shoes are not too tight.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Is an inflammatory arthritis that usually attacks one joint at a time .This is caused by excessively high uric acid in blood from either producing too... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibilities: Corn/callus, wart, cyst or soft tissue growth. Can not be diagnosed without examination. See Podiatrist.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
A good : History and physical exam will go a long way in figuring out what the problem is. Was there any trauma, any break in skin. Has this happened before. W... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
What was done: To treat the gout. Were you given a prescription for medication or an injection.You should discuss this with your doctor. Ice may be helpful. Avoiding... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Fusion: A fusion requires bone to heal to bone and be correctly aligned and stable. This wil take several months. An implant does not require bones to heal to... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Yes: But it is expensive and is not necessarily any more successful than other treatments.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Ice, heat, taping, anti-inflammatory medication, injections, stretching and physical therapy are all considerations. Ultimately better foot support is... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Rest and shoe wear: Rest, supportive shoes/inserts and anti-inflammatory medications as well as ice/heat may help. However, if this is a persistent condition, see a podia... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Thrombophebitis: May be deep vein thrombophlebitis which is a clot in vein. This needs to be evaluated and tested for this now. Go to physician or er if after hours. A... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Both work: Generally ice is good after activity to control inflammation and swelling. Heat works better after rest to increase blood flow and counteract stiffnes... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Hard to say for sure: This description is very non-specific. Could be anything from a bug bite, wart, skin tag etc. See a podiatrist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Refrain from : Any sport or activity which can put stress/force on the fractured toe. Consult with your podiatrist. May depend on which toe, type of fracture and how... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See Podiatrist: Could be a stress fracture or other injury to bone or soft tissue. Pain of this nature, especially for this long is not normal.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Several things: A corn, injury, bursitis, improper fitting shoe or infection immediately come to mind. See a podiatrist.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
About six weeks: Assuming the is proper stability, alignment and immobilization.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibilities: Allergic reaction, dermatitis from poor circulation, mild truama. See physician.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Massage, ice, stretching exercises or anti-inflammatory medication will help. Long term success and prevention of recurrence is best achieved with pro... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibilities: May develop arthritis or a structural deformity. Really depends on type of fracture and how joint is involved. What has been done up until now?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Several options: Cutting/debridement, topical or oral medication, laser or even nail removal in certain cases.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Does not sound good: Could be infection, gout, stress fracture, circulatory disorders. More information may provide more of a clue. See physician to find out why.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Depends on severity: May take several weeks with rest and proper foot wear.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Depends: On what stage of charcot. Acute stage when foot is inflammed, hot and swollen requires strict immobilization and non-weightbearing. Chronic charcot ca... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Fungus/dermatitis: Fungus, eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, excessive dryness. Healing from burn, infection or other form of trauma can also be a cause.Many other ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibilities: Plantar fasciitis with nerve impingementor tarsal tunnel are most likely causes. Try more supportive shoes, stretching and ice/heat. If persistent, se... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Get medical care: At minimum you will need antibiotics. Physician can assess and treat properly. Do not wait.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Autonomic neuopathy: This is form of neuropathic which can affect involuntary body functions. Sweat and oil gland function areexamples of this. When the sweat and oil glan... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Surgery: To remove part of joint or fuse. In some case releasing or transferring a tendon will be adequate.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
A few things.: Osteoporosis makes bones very susceptible to break with just slight force. As we age our bones become more brittle. That combined with the fact that m... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See Podiatrist: Podiatrist can properly evaluate after examination and x-rays. Then treatment including surgical correction can be discussed.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Plantar fasciitis: Which is basically a strained arch. This is the first thing that comes to mind. It is possible that there may be a tear in the plantar fascia or tendo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibly: If shoes are not providing adequate support. Also may need inserts or orthotics. Stretching exercises could help with tightness that can lead to heel ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Plantar fasciitis: Or heel spur is a very common cause of heel pain. However, there are other possible causes such as nerver entrapment, foreign body etc. See a podiatri... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Neuropathy: Can cause feeling of numbness or shooting, burning pain.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See Podiatrist: 7 months is a long time to be in pain. You need to get it evaluated so you can get the treatment you need.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Deoends: For a simple, aligned break, broken toe is taped or splinted to adjacent toe. If out of alignment, it will need to be realigned.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Depends: On what injuries you have sustained. Ask the doctor who is treating you.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibilities: Gout, infection, trauma are most likely ones. Was there any break in skin or injury? If not, may be gout. See podiatrist for evaluation, diagnosis an... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Ask doctor: If bone is healed and hardware is believed to be source of problem, then it should be removed. That is unless there is another circumstance that would... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Ice or cold water: Followed by antibiotic ointment
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
My advice : If rest, ice, elevation and change of shoes do not work is to see podiatrist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Sounds like: Sciatica. See physician for evaluation and treatment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Ice/heat, strtching exercises and massage. Even advil (ibuprofen) can help with inflammation isthere are no contraindications. Rolling foot over a fro... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Need more info: How long ago? Was is diagnosed by physician? How was it treated. What is being done now? Where on ankle? Have you discussed this with your doctor or s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Many possibilities: Ranging from sprain, ligament damage or fracture. Rest, ice , compression and elevation. See ankle specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
High ankle sprain: Affects liagmnts bone and soft tissue above ankle joint. Many of these type of sprains are severe. See ankle specialist for complete examination, x-ra... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Possibly: A biomechanical problem could be causing both problems.
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Mar 24, 2014
Dr Oberman's posts are always thought provoking. One can truly see the commitment and passion to medicine. Keep the great answers coming.
Jan 15, 2013
Deefield is lucky to have such a great doc!!
Apr 7, 2014
Great logical answers, highly recommend!!
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Thank you for the response. I also asked a follow up. I realize it's difficult to provide a substantial answer with so little data, but I am just looking for opinions. I have had three consultations, ...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Excellent news thankyou very much,my main goal is to build a little strength so that I could go join a gym,was thinking of two months of push Ups as don't want to turn ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! i have a plantar wart on my right foot its in betweenmy big toe and second toe and it hurts really bad in generaly especially to walk on it what should i do?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Top Podiatrist, Second Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Podiatrist, Second Place, Florida - Summer
2013
Top Podiatrist, First Place, Florida - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Podiatric Medical Association
Florida Podiatric Medical Association
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