Our team of experienced foot specialists is led by Christine M. Ellie, DPM, NYC’s top podiatric foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Ellie excels in the treatment of foot pain, ankle injuries, and arthroscopic foot surgery. She is renowned for contributions to her field, and is a founding member of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons.
Dr. Ellie offers caring, comprehensive treatment for bunions, hammer toes, plantar fasciitis, and stress fractures. With a specialization in sports medicine, she regularly treats athletes at every level of competition, from elite professionals to rec league enthusiasts. Her top-notch orthopedic care has helped thousands of patients get back on their feet and into the game.
Each member of our care team — including our physicians, surgeons, physical therapists, and support staff — displays the same level of dedication to the wellbeing of their patients. The ultimate goal of New York Bone & Joint Specialists is to provide impeccable care and peace of mind to every single person we treat, and to ensure that he or she enjoys an active, fulfilling lifestyle.
Why Choose NY Bone & Joint Foot Specialists?
- Access to world-class joint specialists
- Compassionate and comprehensive care for a range of conditions, from diagnosis to recovery
- Conservative treatment coupled with expert surgical interventions ensure a complete recovery for every patient
Foot Conditions We Specialize InBunions - A bunion is a bony protrusion on the outside of the big toe. It can usually be managed with a few simple lifestyle changes and physical therapy, but more severe cases can be addressed with a short surgical procedure.
Hammertoe - A hammertoe occurs when the second, third, or fourth toe is bent to the side at the middle joint. This condition is often caused by restrictive shoes and can causes pain when moving the affected toe.
Plantar Fasciitis - The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot from the heel bone to the base of the toes. Plantar fasciitis occurs when this tissue becomes irritated and inflamed, causing pain in the heel.
Foot Fractures - A foot fracture is a break in any of the bones in the foot. It can usually be treated with conservative measures such as casting and physical therapy, but if necessary, it can also be treated surgically.
Morton's Neuroma - Neuromas are thickened portions of nerve that can cause discomfort and pain. Morton's Neuroma is the most common type of neuroma that forms at the ball of the foot. Symptoms include pain, numbness, or burning.
Most Common Foot Conditions & TreatmentsFor more information on your specific injury, consult the pages below. You will find comprehensive information on common symptoms, how the condition is diagnosed, our recommended course of treatment, and expected recovery timelines.
Bunions - Causes, Treatment, & Surgery
Hammertoes - Symptoms & Treatment
Plantar Fasciitis - Symptoms & Treatment
Foot Fractures - Conditions & Treatments
Morton’s Neuroma - Conditions & Treatments
Arthritis & Osteoarthritis - Conditions & Treatments
Sprains & Strains - Conditions & Treatments
All Foot Conditions and Treatments
- Bunion Pain: Causes, Treatment, & Surgery
- Flat Feet
- Fractures & Fracture Care
- Hammer toes
- Morton’s Neuroma
- Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
- Sprains & Strains