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Dr. Jonathan Posner

Podiatry
New Rochelle, NY
28 years experience male

Locations

Laser Foot Care of New York

NY

Address

1255 North Ave, NY, US
Directions

Fax

914-365-2801

Insurances accepted

Medicare

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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

95 Answers
12 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
No: Warts have different strains that attack specific parts of the body.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Many possibilitis: Itchy feet can be caused by many things including fungus, contact dermatitis, infection and eczema. See your doctor to find out so you can get the cor... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Maybe: Sprains cause swelling and pain which could limit movement.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Incurvated toenails: Sounds like you might have incurvated nails incurvated nails curve into the skin on the sides and can cause discomfort. See your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: One of the possible side effects is swelling.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a condition related to diabetes but also to a high carbohydrate diet. Is this the only place you have these marks? Diabetes is... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Dehydration: Alcohol causes your body to loose water and protein creating th ankle swelling.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Heel spur: Could be a heel spur, does it hurt more in the morning and after standing if you had been sitting for a while, then it probally is. See your local foo... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Debridement: This sounds like a callus but of course to be sure you need to see a foot doctor who can debride the callus and recommend other solutions. It is never... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Diet: Excercise is only a smart part in losing body part, diet is key. Stay away from sugar and high fat foods.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: There are many home remedies for tinea pedis such as vinegar soaks, but why not get one of the many otc creams available, theyaare cost effective and ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Partial nail removal: Sounds likee you have a reoccurring ingrown nail. You might need a procedure to permanently remove the part of your nail that keeps growing in. See y... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Fungus: The small toe nails due to there position on the foot are much more proneto trauma and can develope fungus easier then other toes on most people, see ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Many possibilities: Petechiae are small bleeds into the skin and can be related to many things including exercise, certain meds and vitamin deficiency.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Probally: Pain in the feet and ankles can be caused by swelling. Elevated the feet will help reduce swelling.
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
No: Fungus can affect both skin and toe nails, is it her nails or skin? Diabetics should be seen every two months by a foot doctor. The best thing you ca... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Weight training: The best method to maintain muscle mass is light weight resistance training three times weekly. Speek to your to doc before starting any excercise pr... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Contact dermatitis: If you had a burn it would be painful, sound like the product you used caused an inflammatory reaction resulting in discoloration of the skin which w... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Vegetarian diet: Gout is associated with the bodies inability to eliminate uric acid. Foods high in purines interfere with this process. Foods to limit are meat, shell... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
The laser: The cost of lasers to treat toe nail fugus are $20, 000 and up and have to be factored into the price.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Not related: Your pain in your heal is probally not related to your birth control pills. Heel pain can be from spurs, poor shoes or overuse and other things. See a... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Surgery: You might need to get evaluated for surgery. See you local foot doc.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
See your foot doc: You might have a fungus, have you tried topical antifungals?If if doesn't work see your foot doc.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
No: There are many wart viruses, there are only a few that infect the feet. Wart viruses are contracted by contact.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Intractable plantar: Some calluses which are very thick are called intractable plantar keratosis (ipk). Ipk's are discrete, focused calluses usually found on the ball of t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Maybe: If your saying its a bruise then you already diagnosed it as a hematoma not fungus. Fungus can result from trauma to the toe. If its been there for a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Have them debrided: Callus are caused by pressure and will continue to return as long as the activity causing the pressure continues. Calluses on the feet can be shaved b... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
It could: If the tape is wrapped to tightly it could cut off blood supply.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Wart: Sound more like a wart then a bite.You should see your foot doctor to be evaluated.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Trauma: There is a good chance that you injured yourself unknowingly. There are many questions about your problem that have to be answered. Is there swelling ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
See your foot doc: Sounds like you have hematomas, might be pre-ulcerative.Due to your discription i wouldn't attempt a home remedy.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Circulation: Bluish toenails can be indicative of circulation issues, low oxygen in the blood. Some people have variations in blood flow and this condition might r... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
DIABETES AND OTHERS: Numbness to the toes can be caused by many things including diabetes, vit deefeciancy, alcohol, nerve impingement and certain meds.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Neuropathy: Many things can cause numbness or neuropathy of the toes including diabetes, vit def, nerve compressions, alcohol and meds. You need a complete medica... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
They won't: Inserts will correct the position of your feet while you are walking but cannot permanently correct flat feet.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
OTC cream: There aare many over the counter creams such as lotrimine af to treat athletes foot, but to be sure it's athletes foot you should be diagnosed by your... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
There is a reason: There is always a reason for pain. Pain in the feet can be caused by trauma, improperly sized shoes, arthritis, tendonitis , swelling and other things... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: Teens don't usually get gout but it's on the rise due to the growing obesity problem.Get evaluated by your doc for for a definitive diagnosis.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
No: You need an antifungal like clotrimizole creme.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Maybe: If the toenail is detached because of fungus probably not but if you have an underlying condition like diabetes and it was traumatized its probably a ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Probally: Most likely swelling, wear flats to reduce pressure under the ball if your foot and the swelling should dissipate.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Maybe: Plantar warts are a different strain of the virus.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Vegetarian diet: Both gout and high cholesterol are associated with high fat diets. If you don't want to go full vegetarian lean meats are fine. Also avoid alcohol and... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Nitrogen bubbles: When a joint is in motion nitrogen bubbles can be pulled out of the fluid in the joint space creating this sound.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: Good circulation is key for proper healing. The feet are probally the first things to be affected when the bodies circulation begins to deteriorate.... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Fungus: Most likely its fungus but it could be blood under the nail. Blood will resolve in time, fungus will not.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
See your foot doc: Footpain can be caused by many things is it your heel, arch, forefoot? Best ideidea is to see your doc.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Podiatry 28 years experience
Support stockings: Support stockings can prevent fluid accumulation in the ankles and legs. See your local foot doc for the correct size and pressure and an evaluation f... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Posner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Posner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! My right arm and leg go numb too. But the left side of my body is fine
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Thanks a lil after i asked this it went away finally by itself! :-)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New york college of podiatric medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

NYCPM

Awards

America's Top Podiatrists 2011
Top Podiatrist, Third Place, New York - Summer
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, the Bronx Region - Spring
2017

Affiliations

ARC of Rockland
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