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Dr. Ronald Oberman

Podiatry
Deerfield Beach, FL
32 years experience male

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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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1.2K Answers
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
About six weeks: Assuming the is proper stability, alignment and immobilization.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See Podiatrist : For examination and testing if needed. This is a good place to start. You may end up being referred to another specialist depending on the findings.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
6 to 8 weeks: For normal non-displaced, stable fracture to heal in healthy individual if properly treated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See below: Many times those with diabetes develop a loss of adequate sensation in their feet. This often leads to unperceived excessive pressure on skin which ca... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Surgery: To remove part of joint or fuse. In some case releasing or transferring a tendon will be adequate.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See Podiatrist: A thorough history and physical exam is needed with possible x-rays to determine the problem. Stress fracture, sprain/strain, gout, nerve problem are ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Sounds like: Plantar fasciitis, a strained arch. Try more supportive footwear, stretching exercises, ice and massage on area. If problem continues or if swelling d... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
On average: Every 500 miles. This can vary depending on the shoe and how much wear and tear you put on it. Even if outer sole looks good, midsole underneath can s... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
It can: Bunions, hammertoes, tight achilles tendon are among some of the deformities that chronic high heels can cause. The feet were not built to walk in hig... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See below. : Stretching, more supportive shoes, ice/heat rest and anti-inflammatory medication can help. See a podiatrist if this problem continues. There are seve... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Have it evaluated: Need to get it checked and x-rayed to evaluate extent and alignment of fracture. This may dictate treatment. Can see a podiatrist instead of er.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Inflammation : Inflammation of the sesamoids. This refers to the bottom of the head of the 1st metatarsal bone under the big toe joint. In this area there are normal... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Depends on the cause: Proper fitting supportive shoes are obviously helpful. Make sure toenails are cut correctly: straight across and not down sides. Ice and /or heat may ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Shoes/orthotics: Proper fitting, supportive shoe wear as well as orthotics may prevent progression of the deformity.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See Physician: Could be an arthritis of some type or other systemic cause. May be diet or medication induced.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Various methods: Ranging from topical creams and liquids to freezing off, laser and surgical removal.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Support, stretch, PT: More supportive shoes with over the counter arch support, stetching exercises, heat/ice/massage.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Supportive footwear: Heel pain often caused by insufficient support of feet. Orthotics are very helpful.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Is ganglion painful?: If so kenalog( a type of cortisone) may help to relieve pain and inflammtion as well as possibly shrink or slow growth of ganglion. Aspirations are of... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Bone bruise or nerve: Heel bone in this area may be bruised from shoe pressure. This may also cause trauma to the nerve. If you are referring to the back of the heel, it ma... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Ask your surgeon: Do not attempt without consulting surgeon. Just curious, which ankle is it. If it is your driving foot this will obviously have a significant effect.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Depend : On manefestations and cause of the neuropathy. If loss of sensation, feet need to be protected from excessive pressure and abnormal force. If due to d... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Rest, immobilization: Rest, splinting/taping toe. Ice, heat, antiinflammatory medications.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 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.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See a Podiatrist: These symptoms could be a manefestation of many things. Sounds like it is getting worse. Have it checked out.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 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
A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Several things.: Taping, stretching, inserts/orthotics, supportive footwear, physical therapy, anti-inflammaory medication, injections, rest, immobilization. In rare c... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Some possibilities: Fungus, imflammatory dermatitis, allergic reaction or even some form of trauma. See podiatrist or dermalogist for evaluation and diagnosis.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Depends on severity: May take several weeks with rest and proper foot wear.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Several things: A corn, injury, bursitis, improper fitting shoe or infection immediately come to mind. See a podiatrist.
A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Depends on a lot: How deep or "bad is the infection plays a definate role in a choice. Intravenous vancomycin has always been the choice for significant mrsa(referring ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
It might: A compressive bandage or ankle brace may reduce swelling and provide extra support.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Variable: May have feelings of numbness, cold, tingling, tightness in feet or hands. May not actually be cold or numb but feels to you that way. Other people ha... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Ask your surgeon: He should be able to give you appropriate range of motion exercises.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
A few things: Try ice/heat therapy, stretching exercises, and supportive footwear with inserts. See a podiatrist for evaluation.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Needs to be examined: An examination will go along way in determining what might be the problem as well as what teats need to be performed and what can be done.
A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Many things: Ulcer, injury, foreign body, infection, skin disease. See podiatrist to get appropriate diagnosis and treatment. This is especially true if you are di... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Wear proper fitting: Shoes. Prevent excessive pressure on any area of feet from shoes or bones of feet. Corns are the result of excessive pressure or friction. Prevent thi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
It will help: Depend on the size of the puncture and the location of the vein. Get medical attention immediately.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Neuropathy: Could be from diabetes. There are other possible causes. See your physician.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See specialist: A podiatrist or orthopedist who specializes in childrens foot problems of this nature. Depending on age and severity, may need manipulation, casting, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Cut correctly, shoes: Wear proper fitting footwear. Cut nails straight across and not down the sides. Do not cut too short so nail will not grow into skin.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Symptoms, not spur: The actual bone spur will never go away unless surgically removed. However, this is only necessary in the most severe cases. Usually, a heel spur is c... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Need more support: Most often this is the result of poor foot support. Wear supportive shoes and inserts. See a podiatrist for evaluation and proper treatment.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Venous: Probable has to do with veins expanding close to skin from "leaky valves" often time small blood vessels under skin will burst from pressure and pigme... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Most often.....: Surgical removalof infected portion of bone is required, with at least 4-6 weeks of intravenous antibiotics and local wound care as needed. Get medica... Read More

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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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