Johanna Youner

Johanna S. Youner, DPM, is a podiatric surgeon in private practice and an attending physician at New York Downtown Hospital, both in New York City. Dr. Youner is a board-certified foot surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Foot Health

Natural Remedies for Common Foot Problems

Most of us—75% of Americans—will have foot problems at least sometime in our lives. Think about the stresses that your…

Fungal

Question: My wife has toenail fungus and has tried “everything” in the fungus-Killer aisle of the drugstore. What else can we do?

Answer: Fungal infection (onychomycosis) on toenails is difficult to eradicate. Two laser treatments (they may not be covered by insurance)…

Clothing

You’re Wearing the Wrong Shoes

If you prefer pretty shoes, you’re probably wearing the wrong size, which can cause huge amounts of physical problems. Watch…

Foot Health

Fix Your Feet for Under $75

A leading podiatrist shares her favorite over-the-counter foot-care products… Aching feet can be more than an annoyance. If you don't…

Foot Health

How to Stop Athlete’s Foot

  Bottom Line/HEALTH: I'm Sarah Hiner, president of Bottom Line Publications, and these are our Conversations With the Experts, where…

Foot Health

How to Treat and Beat Bunions

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Do you have a painful bulge on the side of your foot? It may be more than just…

Complications

Care for Diabetic Feet

Bottom Line/HEALTH: For most people, a blister or a boo-boo is just a boo-boo, but if you're a person with…

Personal Care

Diseases from Public Showers

  Dr. Johanna Youner: I see a lot of different types of infections transmitted in public showers, for sure. Warts.…

Foot Health

Getting Rid of Foot Cramps

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night with a searing cramp or pain in…

Fungal

How to Treat and Beat Toe Nail Fungus

Bottom Line/HEALTH:   You may think that gross, yellow, deformed nails mean only that you can't wear your sandals. But…

Foot Health

Help for Hammer Toes

  Bottom Line/HEALTH: Some of the sexiest women in the world have some of the least sexy feet you've ever…

Foot Health

Help for Ingrown Toenails

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Let's talk about ingrown toenails. How do you handle an ingrown toenail at home? Dr. Johanna Youner: At…

Foot Health

Painful Neuromas

  Bottom Line/HEALTH: Imagine if every time you stood up, you got a sharp, shooting pain going through your foot.…

Foot Health

Treatments to Relieve Painful Plantar Fasciitis

Bottom Line/HEALTH: I've watched teen athletes limp through my house for years, suffering from something called plantar fasciitis, which causes…

Foot Health

How to Survive a Foot Sprain

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Dr. Youner, what is the best way to treat a sprained ankle? Dr. Johanna Youner: Rest, ice, compression,…

Women's Health

Pretty-Yet-Practical Footwear

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Many women like me are kidding ourselves, thinking that it's worth the price we pay in foot pain…

Foot Health

How to Treat Swollen Feet

Are your feet swollen? Your ankles puffy? When it's normal…when it's not…and what to do about it... What happens: Your…

Foot Health

Why Do My Feet Hurt?

Bottom Line Personal had a Facebook chat with Dr. Johanna S. Youner, a nationally-known Park Avenue podiatrist and foot surgeon.…

Foot Health

Sprained Toe: Common Problem, Simple Solution

You may have heard about Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls All-Star guard who missed three straight games because of pain…

Foot Health

“Listen” to Your Feet

You could have a broken toe, arthritis—or a problem elsewhere in your body. Think about the last medical exam you…