Month: March 2016

Treating Hammertoe

There are many podiatric conditions that affect the toes, which like any problem, should be treated at the earliest detection. Hammertoe is a deformity that results in toes that are bent into hammer-like shapes, which are often accompanied by calluses or corns. Hammertoe affects many people with muscle imbalances in their feet and especially those […]

Prevent Falls With the Moore Balance Brace

Do you fall or stumble frequently during walking? Do you feel unsteady on your feet or have weakness in your ankles and feet? Are you afraid of falling? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have a balance problem whether it’s from arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, or aging. Studies indicate that even […]

Nutrition for Healthy Feet

We often hear nutrition advice about heart, skin, and weight issues, but our diet can be especially important for our feet, which support our weight everyday. There are 26 bones and over 100 ligaments, tendons, and muscles that help us maneuver our way through the day and they all need as many vitamins and minerals […]

High-Arched Feet

Everyone’s feet are different, from toe length, bone structure, to arch shape. We hear a lot about low arches and their associated problems, but there are people who suffer from the opposite: high-arched feet. At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we treat all types of foot and ankle problems and provide individualized care for patients […]

Do You Have Flat Feet?

The foot has longitudinal and transverse arches that support body weight and aids in shock absorption during walking and other movements. Flatfoot is a condition in which these arches collapse and causes deformities in varying degrees. It affects children and adults and may worsen over time if untreated. Causes Flatfoot can be congenital, or develop […]