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  • Enjoy the Heat (Both You & Your Feet) at a New Haven Beach! Connecticut is packed with family-friendly beaches! Podiatrist Sanjay Patel, DPM shares tips on great local spots, and how to keep your feet safe when you go.
  • Summertime in Connecticut! Are Your Feet Ready? The Connecticut summer is once again loaded with outdoor activities, beautiful vacation ideas, and awesome festivals. But if your feet are hurting, your opportunities are a lot more limited.
  • Best Day Trips Around Milford and Greater New Haven What do you like to do? If you live in Milford, Hamden, or anywhere in the Greater New Haven area, a totally awesome (and totally unique) day of fun and exploration is never more than a few hours away.
  • 5 Great Hiking Trails Near Hamden, CT Looking to do a little hiking—or even “gentle” mountaineering—within a few miles of home? Here are a few of our recommendations.
  • Staycation Like a Pro for Spring Break Looking for great ideas to save some money and enjoy a "staycation" this spring break-perhaps while you recover from a foot injury? Dr. Sanjay Patel, foot doctor in Milford, CT, offers a few suggestions that can help.
  • Running for a Cause Establishing a regular running routine offers countless health benefits. It might even help you change the world! Dr. Sanjay Patel, a foot doctor in Milford, CT, reviews some of the best reasons to go for a run.
  • Arthritic Foot Care Tips Foot and ankle arthritis is a common problem, especially among older Americans. But take heart! There are many smart, practical tips you can use to ease the pain and improve daily function.
  • No Doubt: What You Eat Is Linked to Gout If you have gout, eating a diet high in purines can increase your risk of attacks and leave you shrieking in pain. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains the link between diet and gout attacks, and talks about what to eat (and what to avoid).
  • Laughter *IS* the Best Medicine Patel Podiatry is founded on compassionate care for every patient. Part of this entails laughing when possible, since laughter truly is the best medicine.
  • Foot and Whole Body Health Are Linked Healthy feet help maintain a healthy body—and maintaining personal fitness can help protect your feet from injury and disease, too!