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.

Give Foot Pain the Boot
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Give Foot Pain the Boot

Johanna Youner | January 18, 2024

Virtually all of us experience foot pain at some point in our lives. Feet are like car tires—but unlike tires,…

What to Do About Swollen Feet and Ankles

What to Do About Swollen Feet and Ankles

Johanna Youner | June 11, 2018

Many people ignore swollen feet and ankles, but Dr. Johanna Youner cautions that it should not be dismissed.

Exercising Your Feet

Exercising Your Feet

Johanna Youner | May 31, 2018

According to Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the feet are the body’s tires, and as such they need to be taken care of so they last a lifetime.

Simple Way to Heal Foot Neuralgia

Simple Way to Heal Foot Neuralgia

Johanna Youner | May 29, 2018

In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, explains that foot neuralgia occurs when diabetes damages the nerves.

Foot Self-Massage

Foot Self-Massage

Johanna Youner | May 25, 2018

In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, explains how to effectively massage your own feet.

Beat Plantar Fasciitis in 2 Weeks

Beat Plantar Fasciitis in 2 Weeks

Johanna Youner | May 23, 2018

Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, shows how to get rid of the pain and inconvenience of plantar fasciitis in just two weeks.

Cross Training for Your Feet

Cross Training for Your Feet

Johanna Youner | May 17, 2018

Cross-training is important for the feet, says Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Favorite Foot Soaks

Favorite Foot Soaks

Johanna Youner | May 16, 2018

In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, discusses her favorite foot soaks. For pain or discomfort, soak feet in Epsom salts and comfortably warm water for 20 minutes.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Johanna Youner | May 16, 2018

In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, explains what plantar fasciitis is, what causes it, how to prevent and how to treat it.

Flip Flops

Flip Flops

Johanna Youner | May 14, 2018

Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, cautions viewers that flip flops are not meant for walking and should be worn only in the pool or shower.

Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

Johanna Youner | May 10, 2018

There’s a lot of controversy about barefoot running, says Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Barefoot running, or running using a minimalist shoe, may be beneficial for some people, but it changes the foot’s biomechanics, so it may not be appropriate for heavier runners.

Buying New Shoes After Age 50

Buying New Shoes After Age 50

Johanna Youner | May 9, 2018

According to Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, almost everyone over age 50 should be buying new and bigger shoes.

Foot Cramps at Night

Foot Cramps at Night

Johanna Youner | May 7, 2018

In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, shows viewers what do when cramps interrupt your sleep and how to prevent them. Foot cramps at night usually are caused by things we did during the day such as wearing uncomfortable shoes, taking certain medications or getting dehydrated.

Foot Cramps

Foot Cramps

Johanna Youner | May 4, 2018

Many people are familiar with the pain of foot cramps, but what exactly are foot cramps and, more importantly, how can they be prevented?

Trauma Causes Toenail Fungus

Trauma Causes Toenail Fungus

Johanna Youner | May 3, 2018

In this video, Dr. Johanna Youner, board-certified podiatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, explains that the real cause of toenail fungus is not moisture, but injuries to the nails that cause them to become vulnerable.