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Dr. Jeffrey Kahn

Podiatry
Rocky Hill, CT
45 years experience

Locations

Connecticut Foot Care Centers

Rocky Hill, CT

Address

506 Cromwell Avenue, Rocky Hill, CT
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

860-563-2665

Connecticut Foot Care Centers

Middletown , CT

About

Bio

I have been in private practice for 35 years. We provide general foot care in the North central portion of Connecticut. We treat patients of all ages from young children to the seasoned citizens. We care for a variety of Diabetic foot problems ,treat patients with heel pain and correct a variety of foot deformities including bunions and hammertoes. We offer state of the art non surgical treatment of heel pain and plantar fasciitis with shock wave therapy. We provide laser therapy for fungal nails .

Specialties
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

157 Answers
65 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Increase potassium: Try eating a banana or drink some orange juice daily for two weeks. If you are not better take a calcium supplement with vitamin d. It can also be str... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Possibly: They require you to land on your forefoot when running rather than your heel. Begin using them gradually. They don't offer shock absorption and can ma... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Physical therapy may: If there is no damage to the bones or cartilage on revaluation, physical therapy may help you.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Crisco: Use a good hydrating cream such as cisco shortening and cover with Saran wrap before going to sleep. You can also use 40% urea cream.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
See a podiatrist: You have created an infection that needs professional care. You can soak your toe in warm salt water and apply an antibiotic until you see your podiat... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
You need an exam: You need to see your podiatrist or physician and determine the cause. Causes can range anywhere from a pinched nerve or disc problem in your back to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ice and elevate: Apply ice, elevate the extremity above your hips and use an anklet for support. If the area remains painful consult your physician or podiatrist.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Keep feet warm: You may be experiencing a spasam of your blood vessels. Avoidance of cold exposure is helpful. Seek a consultation with a rumatologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Up to 3 months: It generally takes 2-3 weeks for the initial phase of healing (assuming you have no pins). It may take 3 months for most of the fullness to resolve.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Nerve compression: You ayman have created a nerve compression on a nerve on the outside of your foot or you could have a back issue.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Yes: If they don't fit properly or fail to give you proper support.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Rest and ice: Rest your foot by not doing any aggressive activities, ice daily then begin a gradual light stretching program.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Buy shoes in the late afternoon or evening when your feet are larger.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Yes: You must eliminate stress and motion to promote healing
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Wear a foot and ankle support to prevent re injury while you are recovering.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: To prevent reinfection apply a topical anti fungal cream to the bottom of your feet 3 x per week.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
See a podiatrist: You neen to be seen by a podiatrist and need x-rays to determine if you have a fracture.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Several months: It generally takes 2-3 months for the initial swelling to resolve but you may have residual swelling for six month to a year.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Yes: A bone cyst can develop in any bone.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Nerve pain: Nerve pain or numbness whose cause can not be determined.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
It can vary: If there is good alignment a fracture shoe may be adequate . If the great toe is involved and the fracture is in the joint, surgery may be necessary t... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Yes: The higher the heel the more unstable your foot will be.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Vascular exam: You may have issues with your circulation. See a vascular specialist for an evaluation
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
See a Podiatrist: Corns are due to irritation over a bony prominence . Have the toe examined by a podiatrist who can address the bony enlargement.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
See a podiatrist : A fungal culture can confirm if you are dealing with a fungal infection. If positive and you have complete involvement of the nail you have two option... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
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Yes: It would be worthwhile if you are in pain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Yes surgery: If your toe is painful , protective pads or surgery may be indicated. Consult a podiatrist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Tightness/snapping: With tendinitis there is tightness especially after rest. With subluxation there is often a snapping or popping sensation as the tendon moves out of p... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Yes: Take a break from your exercise activities for a few weeks and apply daily.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Examine and x-ray: Your podiatrist will examine the possible cyst and may take an x-ray. They will discuss possible treatments and may do a nail culture.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: To strengthen weak nails take biotin daily.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Discuss your bunions with a podiatrist or orthopedist. They are trained to treat your condition.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Use ice and an elastic support to reduce swelling.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Stay well hydrated. Drink 8 glasses of water per day.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Ice,elevate and use a preformed compressive wrap. Be careful not to reinsure the ankle .
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Elevate your feet: Elevate your feet periodically during the day and in the evening may be helpful.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Related but differen: It sounds like you may be dealing with an inflamed nerve. The condition may respond to the application of ice but may require cortisone injections or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Don't worry: Your problem is probably related to muscular fatigue which may improve with an arch support or low potassium. For low potassium either eat a banana or... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Antifungals: Don't walk barefoot at an exercise facility. Use flip flops or shower shoes if showering at a gym or when staying at a hotel. You can spray your shoes... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Possibly: Some of them mav be helpful with minimal involvement. You should consult a podiatrist for proper treatment and follow up. You also need to treat your ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Possibly: Urea creams are used on calloused skin and may be irritating to normal skin if used frequently.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Immobilization: Wearing a surgical shoe or cam walker will allow the area to heal
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Rest your ankle: Apply ice and use an elastic ankle wrap to control swelling during the day. Elevate your ankle during the day.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Probably not: You should have the ulcer treated by a podiatrist as well as having the other issues examined and treated.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Have it examined: Plantar fasciitis affects the heel and arch structure. You may be dealing with a nerve or tendon issue and should have your foot re-examined.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Bruise: Tissue bruising following an injection is a common side effect. It generally will resolve without treatment. They generally last 3-4 weeks . You can s... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Possible strain : You may be dealing with a strain or plantar fasciitis. You can apply ice, stretch the area and use an arch support. If you continue to have difficulty... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Apply ice: Apply ice and have her take it easy for a few days. If she is still having difficulty in a few days have a podiatrist examine her.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
Ignore: Wear a waterproof shoe on pool decks in the summer to prevent coming into contact with a wart virus.

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Aug 5, 2014
Dr Kahn is one of the finest foot doctors in Connecticut. He is very knowledgebale and very helpful to his fellow collegues. He also contributes a great deal to his state organization.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kahn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kahn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for taking the time to answer my question.I appreciate it!!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My shoes fit though and I wear flats. I am very in to comfort.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yeah, physical therapy is probably a good idea; thank you for your input!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1977MD

Awards

Top Podiatrist, Third Place, Connecticut - Summer
2013
Top Podiatrist, First Place, Connecticut - Spring
2014
Thought Leader, Third Place, Hartford Region - Spring
2014
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