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Achilles Tendinitis

Pain in the back of your heel Many people experience pain in the back of their heel. Some may even feel a large bump in the painful area. This pain may be due to Achilles Tendinitis, an inflammation of the Achilles tendon at its insertion site on the heel bone. The...

It’s not just a callus!

Pain and hard skin at the tip or on top of your toe? If you have a hard painful callus on top or at the tip of your toes, it's most likely due to a hammertoe.  This is a very common toe deformity stemming from an abnormal foot architecture like a flat or a high arched...

When to use urgent care for a foot problem

Many days I’ll see a patient who is sent to me for follow up from an urgent care facility. These patients are often already established patients of mine but went to urgent care because their injury or concern happened outside of my business hours. Many of these foot...

Quick Foot Tip- Discolored Toenails

Discolored toenails are common. If you have one, don’t ignore it. Yellow or white toenails usually indicates a form of fungus. Brown, purple, or black toenails often indicate a micro-injury leading to blood under the nail. Although quite rare, a black toenail could...

Growing Pains In Children Is Mostly A Myth

Did you know that “Growing Pains” are extremely rare. There are some people who believe they don’t exist at all. In our experience, the children who were referred to us with a diagnosis of growing pains became pain-free from a simple solution we use every day. So,...

Dry Skin

Most people don’t realize that dry skin on the bottom of the feet could be a sign of Athlete’s Foot. Dry skin isn’t always just dry skin. It doesn’t matter whether you’re 20 years old or 80 years old, dry skin could mean you have Fungus in the skin. Athlete’s Foot...

3 Conditions Inaccurately Diagnosed

Getting the diagnosis right is half the battle when dealing with foot conditions. There are three conditions we commonly see inaccurately diagnosed because there is a close resemblance. Condition #1: 2nd MTP CAPSULITIS The close resemblance to this common condition of...

Diabetes: Taking Steps To Prevent An Amputation

Having to amputate a toe, part of the foot, or the leg is incredibly unfortunate. What may feel even worse is informing the patient that the amputation is necessary. Most amputations are a result of a diabetic condition. Many of them could have been avoided by earlier...

Children’s Ingrown Toenails

Children are prone to ingrown toenails just as adults are. A child as young as three years old can get an ingrown nail. The number one cause of this condition isn’t improper cutting of the nail but rather genetics. If a child complains of pain around a nail without an...

Cold Toes

Cold toes could be a serious condition. There are several things that can cause cold toes. Poor circulation, a condition known as Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), is one of the most serious. If the circulation to the toes isn’t good for an extended period of time,...

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Always arrive to a pleasant cheerful staff! They make you feel welcome and get you situated quickly! The Doctor is friendly and makes your feet feel great! I travel a bit to get to this office, but it is so worth it! The staff is always helpful and customizes my appointments to my needs!

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GREAT EXPERIENCE!!!! Very nice, friendly, and thorough doctor. Wonderful staff too! Very clean office. They fit me into there schedule the same day. They recognized my issue right away and got me out of discomfort painlessly.

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You will not find a better podiatrist than Dr. Schlam. I have been seeing him for over twenty years and he has been a godsend for my foot pain. If only I could give six stars...

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Great experience. They got my son in as soon as possible as made sure his foot was ok. Will definitely use them again!

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The best health care experience. The staff and nurses are super friendly and Dr. Schlam is very good. I highly recommend Hollowbrook Foot Specialists.

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Our Wappingers Falls
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Our Wappingers Falls
Podiatry Office
89 E. Main Street
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone: 845-298-9074

Office Hours:
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4pm

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