Keeping you active and on your feet-that's our first priority at Cast a Foot Podiatry, P.C.. The first step to healthy feet and improved foot function begins with a visit to your expert Hempstead podiatrist.

From the slightest foot discomfort to unbearable pain, foot problems are not something to be ignored. Dr. Nicole M. Castillo is here to help identify the source of your pain and recommend the best treatment plan for the best possible outcome. We treat many conditions of the foot and ankle which you can learn more about on our services page. These include:

Our website is designed with the belief that the more you understand about your foot health, the better we are able to serve you and your feet. As you navigate the site's pages, you will find valuable information about our practice, including hours of operation, directions to our Hempstead office, payment policies, staff bios and more. We hope that you will consult these pages whenever you have a question or concern about your foot and ankle health.

We strive to improve your foot health by utilizing the latest treatment techniques and procedures. Walk into our office, and walk out with an improved foot health. Dr. Castillo looks forward to caring for you!


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Meet Our Doctor

  • Dr.
    Nicole M. Castillo
    DPM, FACFAS*
    Doctor

    Dr. Nicole M. Castillo, DPM, FACFAS graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2006. Afterwards, she completed her professional goals by graduating...

    *Board Certified by ABFAS

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  • Diabetes and Your Feet

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  • Children's Feet

    Children with strong, healthy feet avoid many kinds of lower extremity problems later in life. That's why it is important to inspect your children's feet periodically. Infants The size and shape of your baby's feet change quickly during their first year. Because a baby's feet are flexible, too much pressure ...

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    National Institutes of Healthhttp://www.nih.govNIHInfo@OD.NIH.GOV (e-mail)(301) 496-4000National Institute on Aging http://www.nih.gov/nia Information Center P.O. Box 8057Gaithersburg, Maryland 20898-8057(800) 222-2225(800) 222-4225 (TTY)National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ...

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  • Arthritis

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  • Bunions

    What are Bunions? Also known as a hallux valgus, bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe. Bunions are a common toe disorder that affects about a third of all adults in the US. They form due to the big toe pointing inward to the other toes of your feet. As a result, the metatarsophalangeal ...

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  • Bunions

    What are Bunions? Also known as a hallux valgus, bunions are bony bumps that form at the base of the big toe. Bunions are a common toe disorder that affects about a third of all adults in the US. They form due to the big toe pointing inward to the other toes of your feet. As a result, the metatarsophalangeal ...

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  • Gout

    What is Gout? Classified as a type of metabolic arthritis, gout is one of several common types of arthritis that cause severe inflammation, pain, and swelling in the joints it affects. Gout occurs due to deposits of uric acid crystals in joints around the body—most commonly joints in the big toe and ...

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  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common, chronic, and recurrent inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by round, reddish, dry scaly patches covered by grayish-white or silvery-white scales. Lesions are most commonly found on the nails, scalp, elbows, shins and feet. In the foot, psoriasis can be difficult to distinguish ...

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  • Warts

    Most foot warts are harmless, even though they may be painful. They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated. A wart, however, is caused by a viral infection which invades the skin through small or invisible ...

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Our Hempstead Office

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed