About Myles the Author

Myles J. Schneider, DPM, grew up in the Bronx, New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from New York University and his degree in podiatric medicine from the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine – formerly the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine. He did his specialty training in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Kern Hospital for Special Surgery in Detroit, Michigan. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine. His special interests include podiatric sports medicine and biomechanics. He currently practices at the Annandale Foot and Ankle Center in Annandale, Virginia and has been in private practice for forty-seven years.

He is the author of To Be Or Not To Be Healthy-For most of us this is a choice, MJS Publishing, LLC, Reston, Va. 2009.

He has also has coauthored of several books with Mark D. Sussman, DPM, including:

How to Doctor Your Feet without the Doctor, Charles Scribner and Sons, New York, NY, 1981

The Family Foot Care Book, Acropolis Books LTD, Washington, DC, 1986

The Athlete’s Health Care Book from the Hip Down, Acropolis Books LTD, Washington, DC, 1986

The 10 Most Common Foot Problems We See, MS Foot Doctors LLC, Annapolis, MD 2013.

His books have been excerpted in many magazines and newspapers including: “Mc Calls”, “Prevention Magazine”, ”The Working Woman”, “The New York Times”, “The Washington Post”, “The Journal Papers” amongst others. He has written articles for various national magazines including “Shape”, “Runners World” and “Running Times”. He has been written about in “People Magazine” and has appeared on local and national radio and television shows including:  “The Larry King Radio Show”, “The Phil Donahue Show”, “Morning Break”, “P.M. Magazine and “The Regis Philbin Lifestyle Show”.

Outside of Podiatry he has been a marathon runner and fitness enthusiast all of his adult life. Over the years he has lectured and written about the causes and treatment of common foot problems, podiatric biomechanics, podiatric sports medicine, and athletic injuries in the lower extremities. In addition, he has devoted a lot of time to writing and speaking about health and wellness with  emphasis on the importance of being proactive about and self-responsible for our own health. Finally, he also enjoys playing with his grandchildren and spending time with his family.