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Dr. Kelvin Barry

Podiatry
Jackson Heights, NY
18 years experience male

Locations

Footcare Now Podiatry

Elmhurst, NY

Address

4035 95th Street, Elmhurst, NY, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
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Footcare Now Podiatry

Jackson Heights, NY

About

Bio

Dr. Kelvin Barry, Sr. is a surgically trained podiatric physician and surgeon in New York City. He has been in private practice for over ten years. Dr. Barry attended Brooklyn College and majored in Biological sciences earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He was actively involved in many student and community organizations, and held several leadership positions. Dr. Barry then received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he was also actively involved in multiple student organizations and held a few leadership positions. From 2004-2007 he was a podiatric surgical resident at Interfaith Medical Center, performing over 1,200 surgical procedures. Dr. Barry has received extensive training in all ailments of foot & ankle.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Sports Medicine

Wound care

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

134 Answers
100 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Ignore: Wear shoes that do not contour to the shape of your bunions.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
You can: You can do so. But i would recommend consulting with and neurologist and chiropractor before doing any of those exercises.
A male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Arthritis: You've developed traumatic arthritis. This develops as a result of a fracture. It can lead to chronic pain, swelling. pain and anti-inflammatory medic... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Should rest: you should rest. stop dancing for a while. With torn tendons, surgery will be required to correctly fix them
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Poor circulation: If these cramps occur when asleep with your legs up on the bed you can try hanging legs of bed. You may be having circulation issues. Do you smoke... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Degeneration : The hardware may be shifting and causing pain. Even though the joint is fused degenerative changes can lead to inflammation thus leading to pain
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Muscle: It could be a portion of your calk muscle bulging through the soft tissue. When you stand or get on your tippy toes it bulges more because the muscle ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Not really: Cold hands or feet doesn't mean flu or cold. Ot could be reynaud's syndrome which causes constriction of blood vessels in toes and fingers. May get a ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
A Dermatitis?: Sounds like you have dermatitis of some type. More so a contact dermatitis or an allergic reaction to something, maybe shoe material or dye. You shoul... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Raynaud's phenomenon: Is this condition worst with cold weather? Raynaud's phenomenon is an exaggeration of vasomotor responses to cold or emotional stress. It causes extre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Get checked: Go see a podiatrist and get your foot evaluated. You may have to get vascular studies done nad will haveto see a vascular specialist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Sprain or arthritis: See a foot doctor. Did you sprain or twist the ankle recently? Or did you sprain it a long time ago? If so you may be experiencing symptoms of trauma... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
These my do: push ups, dips, incline dumbell fly
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Maybe: What did your x-ray show? You may have a stress or hairline fracture, hence the bruising. Lumps that you say you get may be something else. You ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
3 hours: Takes about three hours to return to normal.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Bite: Possibly an insect bite. May also be a bruise from contusion to foot. See your foot specialist as soon as possible
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Dystonia: Dystonia is different than Parkinsons. Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetit... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Flat foot: Flat feet or bad shoes can cause such pain. Consult a foot doctor. Child may need a custom orthotic to support arch and reduce strain. Proper fitting ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Allery: could be an allergic reaction or contact dermatitis to materials or dyes in the leg brace
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Infection: cellulitis is a infection in the skin and tissue beneath the skin, caused by bacteria and sometimes by fungus. Staphylococcus and Streptococcus are t... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Yes: They will heal. Once your heal is good and the fractures are properly aligned your body will automatically hear rather quickly.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Arch may be low: Probably saying the support of your foot is not enough, meaning you have a low arch or flat foot.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
No unusual: The wrapping along with swelling of tye ankle can cause discoloration of the skin. When swelling goes down the skin tends to peel/slough.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Not so: Strengthening leg muscl es does not improve arthritis. The strength of muscles has nothing to do with the degeneration of a joint. Arthitis is a weari... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Oxygen poor: Do you currently smoke or smoked in the past? If so, you may be experiencing claudication which is a reduction in blood flow to the leg and foot muscl... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Stretching: Touching toes can help. You can sit flat with legas out straight and lean forward and reach for the toes or you can stand and bend at the waist with k... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
VItamin and drug: Vitamin b is great nourishment for nerves. I usually recommend vitamin b complex to my patients. Another alternative in prescription Lyrica (pregabali... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Warmth get rid of it: Place towel in hot water then place them on your calf muscles while lying face down with muscles relaxed. Massaging the calf muscle also helps.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Was there any trauma: How long and how often does this happen? Banging the toe or dropping something on it can cause that discoloration. What you're describing sounds like ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
An hour or so: Lapidus procedure can take one hour to a hour and a half.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Normal, Yes: Swelling of feet is very normal in pregnancy. You may also find that your shoe size becomes bigger
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
You can shower it if the wound is still wet. Once the wound is dry and in the healing phases, wrap the area with water proof bandage before shower, th... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Soak it: I would also recommend adding corn starch powders to her shoes and socks to absorb moisture. In addition, soaking feet in a mixture of vinegar (prefer... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Ingrown nail: Maybe an infected ingrown toenail. Post a pic if you can. You will need to have a minor procedure done to remove part of the toenail
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Stretch and massage: Consider massaging the arch and heel. Stretching the foot by pulling toes toward you can also help relieve tension on the plantar fascia ligament on t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Alot going on: The swelling in left foot could be frpm poor circulation, poor venous return of blood from lower legs to heart. Was there a recent injury to the left ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Possibly an allergy: Could be an allergic reaction or dermatitis to shoe material or dye in sock and shoes. Do you have a history of eczema or psoriasis? If so, those si... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
whats on your knee?: Did you get your knee wrapped with a bandage? If so, it may be too tight and thus causing a reduction in circulation to your leg and feet.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
yes: A bulging disc in lower back can put pressure on spinal nerves going down to the lower extremities. That can cause numbness, tingling, pain, burinng s... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Possibly: If there is family history of parkinson's disease i would say yes. Otherwise, i would consider multiple sclerosis. Do you have muscle weakness that is... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
I say no: You are young and relatively healthy. No need fot bone density scan. You activity is what predisposed you to the fractures. Bone density wiuld be for ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Circulation issue: What activities are you involved in regularly? Do you have discoloration of toes? You may be having an issue with circulation. Also, have you been do... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Yes. Infected: what you described sounds like an infection. It may be early in its course. THe wound should be cleaned with Epsom salt and peroxide. Antibiotic crea... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Pinch nerve : Probable neuritis or impingement of surat nerve in back of leg/calf
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor to check your feet. It is, after all, a part of you body; a vital part of your body.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Ignore: Check and clean your feet with every brush of your teeth.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Scar lingers: Derma bond doesn't remove scar completely. There will still be a scar line. Derma bond reduces the thickness and color of scar. It keeps skin as close... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
Old Blood: Probably from pooling of blood that occurred with fracture. The iron form the red blood cells can get out into the tissue and leave brown/black spots.... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
Podiatry 15 years experience
3 hours: Usually takes about three hours for the eyes to return to normal after being dilated.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Barry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I plan to see my podiatrist tomorrow. I have been icing. Am going to bed for the night. Thank you again.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Thank you was worried as it didn't happen till later with my son :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you I was worried it was very serious and I needed to go the ER.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Podiatric Medicine,
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

INTERFAITH MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2007

Awards

Listed, Madison's Who's Who
Top Podiatrist, First Place, Manhattan Region - Fall
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

APMA
FAPA
Phi Sigma Chi Fraternity, Inc

Publications

Limb Length Discrepancy
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