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Dr. Richard Polisner

Podiatry
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
52 years experience

Locations

The FOOT SPECIALIST, P.A.

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Address

#2302. -130 Corridor Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Directions

Fax

904 212 1373

About

Bio

Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon; FL Supreme Court Certified Mediator;

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
8 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Pes cavus: An excessively high arch can cause the muscles to work harder when you're walking or wearing high heels. This can be a fatigue of the muscles and can... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Accommodation: Unless this is very painful or disabling see your podiatrist or pedorthist and have appropriate shoes and or othotics made to adapt for the problem.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Not enough info: If its always related to after walking it is probably cramping related to exercise. However, if it persists your physician needs to rule out circulat... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Joint pain in 45 y.o: Rabbit, without pictures, clinical exam, x-ray and more history, a diagnosis is very difficult. Gout is a possibility. But, only one of many. Bursi... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
See your Doctor: You're already taking 3 different meds that should be followed by your internist or pcp who has you on these meds for these symptoms. They might be re... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Unlikely: Multiple brown spots and on both big toes is very rarely cancer. However, if you are concerned that it is you should see you doctor and decide if a b... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Use: Use a non glass mirror to see the bottom of your feet. Cuts or infections missed can be a disaster.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Possibly: If this has come on recently and affects not ankles i would think either irritation from shoes and or socks or allergy. However, there are other poss... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Alcohol intake: Alcohol intake can cause water retention (and other things) if it's great wine you have to decide if it is worth it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Sometimes: The symptoms of true turf toe may be mild to severe. True turf toe occurs on the hallux (big toe) with a hyperextension of the joint causing structur... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
How bad?: If the toes are flexible and not a serious issue they will probably resolve by themselves. If under age 2 some non surgical taping or stretching techn... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Probably not: If the foot stays swollen more commonly injury or circulatory issue. See your doctor if it persists.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Very short: The answer may be an oversimplification. However, the general belief is that the plantar wart virus pretty much needs to be transmitted reasonably qu... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Doesn't hurt: I don't believe there is good scientific evidence that pomegranate juice makes a difference one way or another. For years it has been accepted that c... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
No: Swollen ankles especially when bilateral (both ankles) is an indicator of a systemic problem. You require a good workup by your pcp or internist to a... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Not enough info: Your question is not specific enough and there re too many possibilities. Eg. Did you drop a box on it? Has it been there for years? Etc.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
It depends: Usually this is asymptomatic/no symptoms. However, bilateral edema is indicative of some systemic problem and needs to be seen by your pcp or interni... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Usually normal: Generally normal. May be hereditary. Normal deposits of melanin not to worry. If raised or changing should see podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Yes: Can be an id reaction which can be a type of infection or allergy and is usually easily treated. See the doc.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Yes: Many neurological symptoms in the feet come from biomechanical imbalances. Scoliosis is one. Many different doctors can address the issue. A good chi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Many things: Generally toenail deformity are indicative of very old and sometimes minor injury or damage to nail bed. . They can also be from disease such as athl... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Usually allergy: Most commonly an allergy to shoes or socks or laundry detergent or soap. There are other possible causes and if they've been around for a while need ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Not very: An awful lot depends on the age of the child and the accuracy of the diagnosis. In general I am a big fan of physical therapy in the hands of a good ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Unknown: There are too many possibilities for this forum. A good work up will include bone structure, mechanics, soft tissue, circulation, nerves, etc. Etc. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Unsure: Shoe size, age and height will not give an accurate estimate of adult height. At 13 i was 5'10' with a shoe size of 9 and I am 6'1'. My son had a sh... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Generally yes: Your skin integrity and quality is generally inherited. However, there are many environmental and medical factors that an have a profound effect on t... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
It varies: The resolution of a bruise under the toenail is dependent on many factors, i.e. Circulation, skin or nail integrity or disease, environment, shoes, co... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 52 years experience
Impossible to say: There are too many variables to your question and too many possible reasons for a bump on the foot. If you can't be way more specific you will need t... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Polisner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Polisner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1970MD
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