29 Tips from Podiatrists for Managing Arthritis Pain in Your Feet

“The feet are prime real estate for arthritis,” says Doug Tumen, DPM, board-certified podiatrist, author of Ask The Foot Doctor, and a founding partner of Hudson Valley Foot Associates. Each foot has 26 bones and 33 joints — together, the feet contain more than 25 percent of the bones in your entire body. Getting arthritis in any one of those 66 joints can create massive problems in your daily life, not to mention causing long-term, permanent damage, he explains.

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Dr. Douglas F. Tumen, DPM, FACFAS

About Dr. Douglas F. Tumen, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Douglas F. Tumen has been practicing podiatry in Kingston for more than 16 years. A graduate of the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Tumen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons - Board Certified in Foot Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. A marathon runner and former Race Director for the annual Kingston Classic 10K race, Dr. Tumen has served on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Kingston; was an Honorary Chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Walkathon; and is a recipient of the “Pride of Ulster County” award from the U.C. Legislature.

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