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Dr. Eric Lui, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

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Dr. Eric Lui, DPM
  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • Medical School - New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Can you walk after ankle surgery?

Hello,

Most ankle surgeries require 8-12 weeks of NWB. I would need to know what procedure you are having done.

How long does it take for foot fractures to heal?

Hello. Foot fractures can take 4-6 weeks to heal. Vitamin d is important for bone healing.

How long does it take to realign a sprained ankle?

Hello. Do you mean rehab a sprained ankle? I normally immobilize ansprained ankle until most of the pain and swelling resolves. I then send the patient to physical therapy. READ MORE
Hello. Do you mean rehab a sprained ankle? I normally immobilize ansprained ankle until most of the pain and swelling resolves. I then send the patient to physical therapy. It depends on the severity of the sprain.

Sprained ankle?

Hello,


Without actually seeing the x-rays it is hard to say what the spike or hump is. It could be a bone spur.


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Do podiatrists treat toenail fungus?

Hello,


Yes we do. There are oral and topical options.


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Does a podiatrist take care of foot deformities?

Hello,


Yes podiatrists can take care of foot deformities. We perform many surgical procedures of the foot and ankle to correct deformities.


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Weird bumps on my feet?

Hello,


What do these bumps look like? Are they blisters? Do they itch? If they do it could be a form of athletes foot.


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How do you get rid of bone spurs in your heel?

Hello,


The only way to get rid of a bone spur is to have it surgically resected.


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How long do you wear a cast for a fractured ankle?

Hello. Normally the cast remains for 8-12 weeks

What does a pinched nerve in the foot feel like?

Hello. A pinched nerve can result in numbness, tingling or electrical type pain.

How long should I wear an ankle brace after a fracture?

Hello. An ankle fracture takes 8-12 weeks to heal. Patients are normally sent for physical therapy after. A brace can be used during the rehab period.

Can you walk after toe surgery?

Hello. Most times with standard hammer toe repair you are allowed to walk immediately after surgery in a flat surgical shoe

What are the symptoms of heel bursitis?

Hello, Heel bursitis manifests with pain to the plantar central aspect of the heel when walking or standing. If this describes your situation, then you should wear well-cushioned READ MORE
Hello,

Heel bursitis manifests with pain to the plantar central aspect of the heel when walking or standing. If this describes your situation, then you should wear well-cushioned shoes at all times and not walk barefoot at home.

How can chiropractic help a twisted ankle?

Hello. I would recommend seeing an orthopedist or a podiatrist for treatment of an ankle sprain.

How long does it take your Achilles tendon to heal?

It depends on what type of injury we are talking about. If it is a complete rupture then 6 months to a year after surgery.

Burning sensation?

Morning, This could be due to several things. Do you have any back issues? If yes you could have a pinched nerve in your lower back. Do your toes turn different colors in READ MORE
Morning,


This could be due to several things. Do you have any back issues? If yes you could have a pinched nerve in your lower back. Do your toes turn different colors in the cold? You could have something called Raynaud's disease. It is difficult to give you an answer without examining you. I would recommend that you see a foot specialist.


Good luck


Dr. Lui

How long can you wear an ankle support?

Morning, It really depends what type of ankle injury you sustained. An ankle brace assuming we are talking about an aircast type of brace is not a long term solution. If you READ MORE
Morning,


It really depends what type of ankle injury you sustained. An ankle brace assuming we are talking about an aircast type of brace is not a long term solution. If you are still having symptoms then you may need to see you treating physician for further treatment.


Good Luck


Dr. Lui

When should I be concerned about heel pain?

Morning, Heel pain is a very common condition. Most times it is plantar fasciitis that can be treated with conservative care. I usually recommend a proper runners stretch three READ MORE
Morning,


Heel pain is a very common condition. Most times it is plantar fasciitis that can be treated with conservative care. I usually recommend a proper runners stretch three times a day and use of Super Feet orthoses.


Good Luck


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Big toenail?

Hello, You may have a pseudomonal infection to the nail bed. Let the nail bed dry out if it has not already. If you still have problems then seek medical attention. Dr. Lui READ MORE
Hello,


You may have a pseudomonal infection to the nail bed. Let the nail bed dry out if it has not already. If you still have problems then seek medical attention.


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Are compression socks good for swollen feet?

Hi,

Compression stockings are a good option for swollen feet, however, you should find out the cause of the swollen feet.