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Dr. Steven Bernstein

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fort Lee
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Fort Lee

Address

1608 Lemoine Ave , Suite 205, Fort Lee, United States
Directions

Fax

8002779009

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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Doctor Q&A

136 Answers
146 Agrees
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
THE IMMOBILIZATION IS WAY TOO LONG FOR ANY CONDITION. CONSULT AN ANKLE SPECIALIST AND GET AN MRI OF THE ANKLE
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Fractured foot: You most likely have traumatic arthritis that set in or your bones have shifted a bit to create the deformity. If non painful, then no treatment is n... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Bunions: Bunions come in all shapes and sizes.... That is a complex question, however conservative therapies can be effective early on... Surgery is reserved... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Tinea pedis: You most likely have an athletes foot infection.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
No: No way to narrow a heel successfully.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Bone spur: Surgical intervention may be indicated if his growth plates have closed.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Lis francs: 18 months is too long of a recovery please get an xray and a consult to determine if the hardware needs to be removed and/or a lis francs fusion nee... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Hammertoes: Corns usually signify that you have hammertoes depending on how severe they are you may need either just shaving of the skin or may need a hammertoe ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Calf muscle: First make sure you have healed prior to rehab. Light stretching and muscle strengthening is indicated.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Fallen arch: A foot orthotic or maybe an ankle brace.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle chip: It can take 4-6 weeks to heal. Sometimes chips never heal.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Tarsal coalition: A tarsal coalition is a fibrous, cartilagenous or a bony bridge between 2 bones in the hindfoot area. It is congenital it may or may not be painful. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Fractured ankle: If you think you broke your ankle then do not walk on that leg and you need to see a doctor for an xray.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Sprained ankle: A sprained ankle is an injury to the ankle ligaments and tendons surrounding the ankle joint. If a sprained ankle lasts more than a week than it is n... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Heel pain: Can be tarsal tunnel syndrome vs plantar fascitis.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Broken ankle: Sounds like you need to see an ankle specialist. You should not be swollen at this point. You may need the hardware removed as well as repair of you... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle fx: Yes should have results 24 hours.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle fx: Yes it is normal need physical therapy if your fx has healed.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Fractured foot: Sounds like you have traumatic arthritis of the joints now. You may need further surgery to reduce the joints and get rid of the deformity and arthri... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Os Trigonum syndrome: Need an ankle consult however there is a condition that ballet dancers can get called os trigonum syndrome this is a serious ankle impingement.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Prego ankle fx: The answer is yes and no depends on what needs to be done and how many xrays you need and meds...Etc please consult you ob/gyn and an ortho doc.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Fungus: You most likely have a fungus infection please consult a podiatrist or a dermatologist.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Need foot orthotics: You may want to be fitted for custom foot orthotics.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Lumps: All lumps need the proper evaluation by a foot/ankle specialist.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Pop: Need an ankle and foot consult and an mri you may have popped an tendon or a ligament.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle surgery: Excersion lateral talus is very nonspecific to be able to give you an estimate please consult your surgeon.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Foot drop: It sounds like from what you are saying...That you are making a recovery depending on what caused your foot drop...Depends on your recovery and muscl... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Great toe fusion: You will be able to function without an problem is the fusion position was performed correctly.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle swelling: Ankle swelling is a symptom of chronic hep-c please seek a medical consult.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
RICE: R= rest i= ice c= compression ie ace wrap e= elevation.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Post op: Seems reasonably normal post op 5 weeks ask your surgeon.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Nail procedure: It is normal at your age soak your foot in warm water and vinegar for 5 mins 3x a day.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Broken ankle: It usually is set right away unless you have moderate to severe swelling or fracture blisters.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle stiffness: Your achilles may be getting tight for a multitude of reasons. Please get an examination and you most likely can use some physical therapy.
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ankle pain: I highly recommend to seek a medical consult for a full evaluation of your ankle pain. There are many causes.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Ganglionic cyst: I agree that you may have a cyst. Seek a foot specialist for the proper evaluation you may need to have it drained and aspirated or removed.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Lumps: Please seek a consult with a physician could be a ganglion, lipoma etc.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Bruised toe nail: If there is blood under the nail, it should be drained otherwise just conservative measures such as soaking the toe in epsom salts and warm water wil... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Gout: Gout can cause gouty arthritis in the joint it affected. This may lead to chronic pain.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Socks: Yes. You can use socks on the feet even though there is no medical problems.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Fungus infection: You have an athletes fungus infection with infected toe nails as well need a consult with a podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
MRI: Get an mri you may have an unstable ankle with stretched out or torn ligaments.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Could be anything: Please get a consult from a podiatric or orthopedic surgeon.
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: Stenosis cancause neuropathic pain in the extremities.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Plantar fascia: May have a tear in the plantar fascia or plantar fascitis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Sensation: Please get an ankle/foot consult may be the start of a neuropathy.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Achilles' tendon: A lump on the achilles' tendon can be tendinitis to a partially torn tendon. Please get a medical consult and an mri depends on the MRI result to ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
Neuroma surgery: Surgery would be indicated if you are still having pain and disability after all conservative therapy has failed. Before you contemplate an open surg... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
MRI: Please get an MRI and a vascular study of the ankles and legs.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bernstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bernstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I do notice I cannot last long in Heels but I love to wear them. Is there a certain type I should wear?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have physical therapy again tomorrow and will talk to the therapist and call the dr afterwards.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have tried shoe inserts, massaging, night splints, and stretching . don't know w

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Top Podiatrist, Third Place, New Jersey - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Third Place, Hackensack Region, NJ - Summer
2013
Top Podiatrist, First Place, New Jersey - Summer
2013
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