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Dr. Anthony M. Caristo, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

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Dr. Anthony M. Caristo, DPM
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How long before you can walk after hammertoe surgery?

Hammertoe surgery can involve different procedures, which will determine when you can walk. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to determine READ MORE
Hammertoe surgery can involve different procedures, which will determine when you can walk. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to determine the diagnosis and cause of the problem and the appropriate treatment options

Can a broken big toe that happened 35 years ago cause problems years later like varicose veins?

A broken toe will not likely cause varicose veins of the lower extremity. It may cause osteoarthritis of the toe and swelling due to the fracture. I recommend you make an appointment READ MORE
A broken toe will not likely cause varicose veins of the lower extremity. It may cause osteoarthritis of the toe and swelling due to the fracture. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to discuss this further

Toenail surgery?

The dressing change will likely depend on what procedure was performed. If your doctor recommended 5 days and you are unsure, I would call the office to clarify

When is ankle surgery necessary?

The timing for surgery will vary for each individual. I would recommend discussing with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) for details and timing of procedure(s)

What is the average recovery time for ankle replacement surgery?

Ankle replacement surgery is still evolving. Recovery will depend on the total work performed and healing of of the incisions. I recommend you discuss the particulars with a foot READ MORE
Ankle replacement surgery is still evolving. Recovery will depend on the total work performed and healing of of the incisions. I recommend you discuss the particulars with a foot and ankle surgeon who does ankle replacements

Thick nail?

There seems to be some injury to the nail bed, which is the tissue under the nail. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to discuss all READ MORE
There seems to be some injury to the nail bed, which is the tissue under the nail. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to discuss all your options

What can you never do after ankle surgery?

This is a difficult question to answer. There are many factors that influence this, including extent of procedure performed and recovery. I recommend you discuss with your surgeon READ MORE
This is a difficult question to answer. There are many factors that influence this, including extent of procedure performed and recovery. I recommend you discuss with your surgeon for more specific details

How can I relieve my ankle pain?

Ankle pain can have multiple causes. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to determine the cause of your pain and the appropriate treatment READ MORE
Ankle pain can have multiple causes. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to determine the cause of your pain and the appropriate treatment options

Toenail fungus treatment that doesn't interact with warfarin?

Any medication in this class taken by mouth can interact with warfarin. I recommend you discuss with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) other treatment options, such as topical READ MORE
Any medication in this class taken by mouth can interact with warfarin. I recommend you discuss with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) other treatment options, such as topical or surgical

Sprained ankle?

If you are referring to the black spot with the white in front and behind, yes that is a bone of your foot, called the talus. I recommend you discuss the MRI with the ordering READ MORE
If you are referring to the black spot with the white in front and behind, yes that is a bone of your foot, called the talus. I recommend you discuss the MRI with the ordering physician for more detailed explanation

Foot pain?

The symptoms you describe can have multiple causes. It sounds more nerve related. I recommend you see a foot and ankle surgeon(podiatrist) or discuss with your primary physician READ MORE
The symptoms you describe can have multiple causes. It sounds more nerve related. I recommend you see a foot and ankle surgeon(podiatrist) or discuss with your primary physician to determine the best course of action

When should I see a podiatrist for foot pain?

Foot pain is not normal. If you are having pain, something is off. I recommend you make an appointment with a podiatrist as soon as possible

How do you get rid of ankle pain after surgery?

Pain after surgery is normal. I recommend you discuss with your foot and ankle surgeon if the pain you are experiencing is normal post operative pain of something else

When should you see an orthopedist for foot pain?

Foot pain is not normal. The earlier you have the problem addressed, the better the outcome. I recommend you see a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) or orthopedic surgeon trained READ MORE
Foot pain is not normal. The earlier you have the problem addressed, the better the outcome. I recommend you see a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) or orthopedic surgeon trained in foot and ankle care for appropriate diagnosis and treatment options

Foot issues?

Callus formation usually indicates excessive pressure in an area. I recommend you see a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) for diagnosis and treatment

How do you relieve pain after ankle surgery?

Pain after surgery is a normal part of healing, depending on type and duration. Rest, ice and elevation usually helps. I recommend you discuss with your ankle surgeon if pain id READ MORE
Pain after surgery is a normal part of healing, depending on type and duration. Rest, ice and elevation usually helps. I recommend you discuss with your ankle surgeon if pain id normal or something else

How long does it take to recover from toenail removal?

Toenail removal is a relatively simple procedure. Depending on what is done, recovery can take from a few days to a few weeks. I recommend you discuss with a foot and ankle surgeon READ MORE
Toenail removal is a relatively simple procedure. Depending on what is done, recovery can take from a few days to a few weeks. I recommend you discuss with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist)

Can a podiatrist treat foot fungus?

Podiatrists treat all foot and ankle conditions. Foot fungus is a common condition we see on a regular basis. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon READ MORE
Podiatrists treat all foot and ankle conditions. Foot fungus is a common condition we see on a regular basis. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) to discuss if this is the correct diagnosis and the appropriate treatment options

How long does it take for a sprained foot and ankle to heal?

Sprains will vary in healing time based on severity of the injury. It can take several days to weeks. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) READ MORE
Sprains will vary in healing time based on severity of the injury. It can take several days to weeks. I recommend you make an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) for appropriate diagnosis and treatment

What is the latest treatment for sports related foot pain?

There are several stem cell type treatments. Stem cells are the precursor of almost all cells in the body. This is usually given by injection. There are several ways this can be READ MORE
There are several stem cell type treatments. Stem cells are the precursor of almost all cells in the body. This is usually given by injection. There are several ways this can be done, including taking the patient's own blood (called PRP) plasma rich platelets. I recommend you discuss with your foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist) or PCP