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Dr. Relation

Bluestone Podiatry

At Bluestone Podiatry, board-certified podiatric surgeon Kurt Relation, DPM, provides complete foot and ankle care to people of all ages in the Capital District and surrounding areas.  Dr. Relation earned his biology degree at the University at Albany, then earned his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Relation completed a 3-year Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with a credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) at Lourdes Hospital (formerly Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital) in Binghamton, NY. There, he received extensive training in all aspects of foot and ankle care, including orthopedic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and shockwave therapy.

At Bluestone Podiatry, Dr. Relation takes a conservative and patient-centric treatment approach. Rather than simply trying to mask uncomfortable symptoms, he works with patients to identify the root cause of discomfort and prevent it from worsening. People from all over the Capital District and surrounding areas visit Bluestone Podiatry to receive treatment for foot pain, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, warts, bunions, and more.

Dr. Relation is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and immediate past-president of the Northeast Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association (NYSPMA).  He proudly serves as the Clinical Director of the Special Olympics NY.  In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his family.