Doctor Q&A for Dr. Thomas Silver

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Silver
40 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated!: There are a myriad of causes for severe pain in your left foot. My best advice to you is to have this checked out by a foot specialist, i.e. A podiat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Silver
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes, it is possible!: Typically long legs & large feet go with tall stature (like puppies with big paws) but not 100% of t he time. I do have a few patients with big feet ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Silver
40 years experience Podiatry
Dermatitis: There are many causes, including fungal (athletes foot) infection, bacterial infection, contact dermatitis or allergic reaction. If it is more than ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Silver
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes, it is possible!: Knee problems will make you walk differently & cause pain in other joints &/or muscles. The question to ask is: what's causing your knee pain? If yo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Silver
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the break: If you broke a toe initially ice, elevate, rest & take anti-inflammatory of choice. Wear a an open toe shoe or sandal that won't irritate toe. Simp ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Silver
40 years experience Podiatry
Don't walk with them: Ankle weights are only of benefit with certain specific strengthening exercises otherwise they can cause strains & tendinitis if used when walking or ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Go get evaulated: It is best to get this evaluated as soon as you can to avoid any untoward outcomes that may result with a delayed diagnosis. See an orthopaedic foot & ... Read More
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