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Finding Treatment for an Ankle Sprain Mar 31st, 2021

Preventive care is the best medicine. It helps you bypass serious issues, painful and lengthy treatments, and a hefty medical bill. Most people don't, however, take proper care of their feet. Yes, I said it. Feet. More than 50,000-foot injuries per year are the cause of missed workdays, according to...

Everything You Need To Know About Foot Surgery Dec 28th, 2020

Do you experience frequent pain or trouble walking due to a foot or ankle condition or injury? Foot surgery, offered by your White Plains, NY, podiatrist, Dr. Eric Peters, may ease your pain and improve your mobility. When surgery can be helpful Pain medication, physical therapy, night splints, ultrasound therapy,...

How Laser Treatment Can Help You Treat Your Nail Fungus Aug 6th, 2020

Laser treatment is an easy solution for eliminating stubborn nail fungus. Yellow, brittle toenails aren’t just unsightly, they could also be a warning sign of nail fungus. Nail fungal infections are a nuisance, and to prevent the infection from permanently damaging the nail or affecting surrounding nails, you want to...

Preventing Bunion Formation May 11th, 2020

Would you like to reduce your risk of developing bunions? Wearing orthotics designed by your White Plains, NY, podiatrist, Dr. Eric Peters, and following a few of these recommendations may help. Stay away from tight shoes and high heels Both styles of shoes increase pressure on the front of your...

Treatment Options for Bunions Jan 24th, 2020

Foot surgery isn’t always the answer. Find out how to get your bunion problems under control. Is there anything worse than bunion pain? If you have a long-standing struggle with bunions, then you know all too well the aching, throbbing, and sometimes mind-numbing pain that comes from even just the...

Are You Dealing With Heel Pain? Jan 24th, 2020

If you’re having trouble getting your heel pain under control we are here to help. Heel pain is one of the most common foot problems that people face today. In fact, 2 million Americans end up annually seeking treatment for heel pain, according to an article in the Washington Post....

When Is Foot Surgery Needed? Nov 20th, 2019

You want to move, to have an active lifestyle. But, pain in your foot persists, despite the many treatments you've tried. Podiatrist and foot surgeon, Dr. Eric Peters in White Plains, wants to relieve that pain and help your mobility. He performs foot surgeries designed to do just that. When conservative...

The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care Jul 2nd, 2019

If you are already managing your diabetes, it should come to no surprise that paying extra attention to your feet is a must. Accordingly, if you have felt foot pain or noticed changes in the feeling of your feet, you need to see your local White Plains podiatrist, Dr. Eric Peters—he...

Times You May Need Foot Surgery May 3rd, 2019

Foot surgery performed by Dr. Eric Peters in his White Plains podiatric practice takes accurate diagnostics, sharp hands-on skills and a compassionate heart. If you're concerned about the health and function of your feet and ankles, and simpler treatments haven't helped, then foot surgery may be your best choice. Learn more...

What You Need to Know About Diabetic Foot Care Dec 7th, 2018

Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels rise higher than normal. Due to this, the condition can cause serious foot problems—even minor foot problems can become worse and cause serious complications for people with diabetes. To avoid these problems, Dr. Eric Peters' Podiatry Practice, located in White Plains,...

Is Heel Pain Affecting Your Day to Day Life? Nov 28th, 2018

Heel pain often begins simply as a nagging annoyance and, if left untreated, can evolve into something more debilitating, creating issues walking, standing, and undergoing your daily tasks. However, your podiatrist can help you get to the bottom of your heel pain to get back on your feet and ensure...

Are You Dealing With Bunion Pain? Sep 4th, 2018

Has walking become a painful experience due to your bunions? This foot condition can prevent people from enjoying their favorite activities. Dr. Eric Peters, your White Plains, NY, foot doctor offers bunion treatments that help relieve his patients' pain. What are bunions? Bunions form when the joint at the base...

Caring for Your Feet When You're Diabetic Jun 18th, 2018

Self-care is important at any stage of life, but if you’re diabetic, maintaining a balanced lifestyle is imperative to your health. One of the most important aspects of diabetic self-care is preventing injuries to your feet. Your podiatrist in White Plains, NY, Dr. Eric Peters, has many patients with diabetes and...

Which Bunion Treatment Is Right for Me? May 1st, 2018

A bunion is a foot deformity that changes the shape of the foot as well as the way your shoes fit. There is more than one way to fix a case of bunions. Solutions range from orthotics in minor cases to surgery in major cases. Find out which option is best...

What is Causing My Toe Pain? Feb 6th, 2018

When you get up in the morning and go about your daily routine, your big toe starts hurting. You're to the point where you need diagnosis and treatment from your White Plains podiatrist, Dr. Eric Peters. He is highly skilled and experienced in conditions of the foot and ankle. He'll get...

Radial Shockwave Therapy for Heel Pain Nov 27th, 2017

Are you dealing with chronic or severe heel pain due to plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory foot condition that can happen to anyone. Whether you are an athlete, someone who has just started a workout regimen or you are on your feet all day for work, there are...

What You Can Do About Your Calluses Oct 4th, 2017

We've probably all developed a callus at one time or another, especially on our feet from constant use. Calluses are a very common foot condition treated by your podiatrist in White Plains, NY, Dr. Eric Peters. Below are answers to some questions about calluses, including why they form and how they're...

Treating Your Bunion Pain Aug 1st, 2017

A bunion is an abnormal growth pattern of the joint below the big toe; it causes the inside of the foot to become misshapen. Not all bunions are painful, but if you're experiencing discomfort in this area, it's time to visit Dr. Eric Peters, your foot doctor in White Plains, NY....

FAQs About Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus Jun 27th, 2017

Laser treatment may just be the best approach for saying goodbye to that pesky toenail fungus. Are you dealing with an unsightly toenail fungus that doesn’t seem to respond to at-home treatment or over the counter medication? Do you feel confused about how to best treat the problem so you...

Don't Ignore Your Heel Pain Apr 11th, 2017

How your podiatrist in White Plains, New York can help end your heel pain Heel pain can sometimes go away on its own. It might also be a symptom of plantar fasciitis, caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue running across your heel. Runners get...

What Should I do about My Toenail Fungus? Jan 31st, 2017

Are you dealing with a fungal infection that just won’t go away? Have you noticed that your toenails have started to become thick and yellow? Have they become brittle or are they starting to break off? This can be a rather startling situation to deal with but our White Plains,...

Could Diabetics Need Foot Surgery? Dec 7th, 2016

What your podiatrist in White Plains wants you to know Diabetes is a very common disease. Over 29 million people in the United States are affected by diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. It is also a life changing disease which affects many parts of your body, including your...

Why Does My Ankle Keep Hurting? Oct 4th, 2016

A little foot and ankle pain is normal from time to time. Everything from spending too many hours in uncomfortable shoes, to overdoing it at the gym can temporarily strain the feet and ankles. But persistent pain and discomfort that does not subside, or that returns frequently, may be a sign...

Bunions Causes And Treatment Options Jul 21st, 2016

What issues could cause a bunion to form and what can you do once you have one? If our White Plains, NY podiatrist, Dr. Eric Peters, has just recently diagnosed you with a bunion then you may have a lot of questions. How did this bunion form? How do you manage...

Foot Injuries That Commonly Require Surgery May 24th, 2016

Surgery on any part of your body can be a major commitment, both of your time and your money. Foot surgeries in particular often come with many restrictions and an extended recovery time. That's why Dr. Eric Peters, your podiatrist in White Plains, New York, takes every measure possible to treat...

What Are My Treatment Options For Heel Pain? Mar 18th, 2016

What Can I Do about my Heel Pain? Chances are you have experienced heel pain at some point in your life. You don’t have to be an athlete to feel a stabbing pain in your heel. In fact, heel pain is most often experienced as a result of plantar fasciitis, or...

Do I Need Foot Surgery? Feb 4th, 2016

A study by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that foot problems, namely pain, affect the majority of Americans to the tune of 77 percent of the population. In some cases, the only solution is foot surgery. Learn the reasons why you might need foot surgery, and the steps that you...

Treating nail fungus with laser treatments Nov 30th, 2015

Are your toenails thickened, brittle and dull? If so, you may be one of the many White Plains residents currently dealing with toenail fungus. Chances are you want to get rid of your toenail fungus as soon as possible. Read on to learn more about this common condition as well...

What's Causing My Heel Pain? Nov 2nd, 2015

Pinpoint the cause of your heel pain and get on with your life! Is heel pain making it difficult to get up and moving in the morning? Are you having issues going through your day-to-day tasks? Do painful feet impact your exercise regime? Then it’s time you talked to your...

What is BioMedix Vascular Testing? Sep 28th, 2015

Your foot doctor in White Plains can quickly diagnose your vascular disease so you can get the treatment you deserve. Has you been diagnosed with vascular disease? Are you experiencing circulatory issues including numbness in your feet? Then it’s time you turned to your White Plains podiatrist Dr. Eric Peters, who...

What is PinPointe FootLaser? Jul 23rd, 2015

Find out how this laser treatment can eliminate your toenail fungus. Are you dealing with a nasty, unsightly toenail fungus that is keeping you from sporting those comfy flip-flops this summer? If you’ve tried other treatment methods and they’ve all fallen short, then it’s time to see your White Plains...

What is the Footmaxx Metascan System? Jul 9th, 2015

Find out how this simple test could improve your foot health. How we move is of particular importance to your White Plains podiatrist, Dr. Eric Peters. After all, being able to analyze a patient’s gait provides some valuable insight into the health of their feet and ankles and whether potential...

What To Do If You Suffer From Hammertoes May 11th, 2015

If you are one of the many people in White Plains who need to visit a podiatrist for treatment of hammertoes, you know just how painful and debilitating they can be. Oftentimes, the only way to find real, long-lasting relief is to visit a professional, such as Eric Peters, D.P.M.,...

What Disorders Might Require Foot Surgery? Mar 16th, 2015

Find out whether or not foot surgery might be the best treatment option for your feet. No one wants to deal with foot problems. Most of the time, we probably don’t even think about the health of our feet under an issue arises that keeps us from our daily activities....

Preparing for Foot Surgery Jan 29th, 2015

Follow these helpful guidelines before getting foot surgery in White Plains. It’s normal to be a little nervous before any procedure; however, if you are having foot surgery you want to be as prepared as possible so that you have an easy procedure and a fast recovery. While you’ve probably...

Treat Heel Pain with Radiofrequency Therapy Dec 19th, 2014

Opt for advanced heel pain treatment in White Plains to combat plantar fasciitis. If you’re suffering from heel pain in White Plains and other conservative measures haven’t reduced your symptoms, then it’s time to consider if radiofrequency (RF) therapy is right for your condition. What is RF therapy? RF therapy...

Are You Wearing the Right Shoe for Your Sport? May 5th, 2014

Shoes, shoes, and more shoes - there seems to be a shoe designed for every sport out there, but is there a method to the madness?  Sport-specific shoes really can change your game, so pay close attention to the shoe you wear and the sport you are participating in.  Follow...

Dr. Eric Peters Helps Residents of White Plains Understand Foot Surgery Apr 18th, 2014

When you hear the term “foot surgery,” your mind might wander.  This term can cover various surgery options for your feet, which is why Dr. Peters is working to provide you with an inside look at foot surgery at his White Plains office. Let’s take a look at some of the...

Fitness and Your Feet – Are You Ready for Your New Year Resolution? Feb 14th, 2014

As 2014 begins, and snow is on the ground, you might grow discouraged to begin your New Year resolution. Each New Year, many of us determine that we are going to get active and in shape.  So, forget the elevator and take charge of your health by taking the stairs to...