“As Viola knows all too well, that “bump” on the joint at the base of the big toe is not only unsightly but boy can it hurt when it’s smushed up against a shoe. ‘A bunion forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of place,’ explains celebrity podiatrist Suzanne Levine, D.P.M., who works with some of New York City’s A-list media moguls. The toe is forced to bend toward the others, causing symptoms including pain, a bony bump over the joint and red, callused skin along the edge of the big toe. …”Read More
Sky-high mules in jeweled, suede and metallic varieties marched down the spring 2012 runway recently, leading a New York Times blogger to become self-conscious about her ballet-beaten feet. Consequently, writer Chelsea Zalopany visited some of the Big Apple's most luxurious spas seeking treatment for her busted heels.
She spoke with specialists at Institute Beaute and Julien Farel Salon about their top recommendations to give their clients pretty feet – whether they have bunions, hammer toe or cracked heels.Read More
Choosing The Best Shoes For Your Feet
Do you have bunions, corns or hammertoe? Are you having trouble choosing the best shoes for your feet?best In this segment of “The Doctors”, Celebrity Podiatrist, Dr. Suzanne Levine suggests the pair of shoes for three women, who each suffer from a different foot condition (Hammertoe, Bunions, Corns). And she gives tips for the best time to shop for shoes.Read More
In this article profiling the emerging popularity and exploration of women getting foot surgeries so that they can wear designer shoes the NY Times speaks with My Feet Are Killing Me author, Pillows For Your Feet inventor and Celebrity Podiatrist from New York’s Institute Beauté, Dr. Suzanne Levine. A very interesting read with comments from a variety of podiatrists who speak frankly about various methods, techniques, and procedures they have performed and, at times, invented to help individuals suffering from conditions that range from purely cosmetic, psychological, and work/related reasons. Originally published April 22nd, 2014. Written by Laren Stover.Read More
"We keep our body in shape but ignore and overuse our feet," says Suzanne Levine, D.P.M., a podiatric surgeon in New York City. Take care of your dogs before they start to bark.
In the shower, scrub your tootsies, including between your toes, with soap and an abrasive sponge or washcloth. Dry thoroughly, especially between toes. Then moisturize and massage. This reduces pain by promoting skin-cell turnover, shrinking calluses and increasing circulation, Levine says.Read More
Sexy, strappy heels lose their allure if they’re wrapped around feet blemished by age spots and spider veins. But it needn’t be that way. Using a touch of makeup (yes the same stuff you use on your face) can take years off—instantly! Just start by moisturizing your feet; the oils in the lotion enable makeup to go on evenly—and help it endure. Then follow these instructions from celebrity podiatrist Suzanne Levine, M.D.Read More