Specializing in the treatment of Foot and Ankle Disorders


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Senior Foot Care: Steps Towards Happy and Healthy Feet

As we age, our bodies go through various changes, and our feet are no exception. Yet, senior foot care is often overlooked, leading to discomfort, mobility issues, and even more serious conditions. Taking care of our feet becomes increasingly crucial as we grow older to maintain an active and independent lifestyle. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of senior foot care and provide valuable tips to ensure … Read more

Dr. Lynn LeBlanc with other volunteers at the Footwear with Care spring event, providing free foot exams for Hartford's homeless.

Sneakers for Hartford’s Homeless

On Sunday, April 30, Dr. Lynn LeBlanc, along with other volunteer podiatrists, provided free foot exams to homeless people at the Footwear With Care’s “Spring Sneaker Kickoff” at UConn Hartford.

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Women’s Club of East Granby 5K Ridge Run/Walk

On Saturday April 30, 2022 we proudly sponsored the 13th Annual Women’s Club of East Granby 5K Ridge Walk/Run. Runners and walkers enjoyed a beautiful day outdoors with views of rolling meadows and the Metacomet Ridge while supporting the East Granby community. Other activities, such as face painting, chair massages, and free ice cream, were also offered. Water tables were hosted by East Granby Congregational Church and the East Granby … Read more

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Gabriel Gambardella, DPM, FACFAS named Section Chief of Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery at Saint Francis Hospital

Gabriel Gambardella, DPM, FACFAS has been named Section Chief of Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgery at Saint Francis Hospital (Trinity Health of New England), effective July 1, 2021. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing the section of Podiatry and working towards improving quality patient care and obtaining excellent surgical outcomes. Dr. Gambardella holds a medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He … Read more

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Diabetes Care during COVID-19

Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, podiatrists have seen some of the sickest patients of their careers. But these patients aren’t suffering from COVID. Instead, concerned about exposure to the virus, they have delayed regular care and avoided treatment for injuries, resulting in serious diabetic foot wounds, gangrene, and even risk of sepsis, a life-threatening systemic infection. “People with diabetes are absolutely right to take precautions against exposure to … Read more