Month: May 2016

Preventing Sports Injuries

When you are involved in sports, there is always risk for injury. We at Podiatry Center of New Jersey see many common injuries such as ankle sprains and fractures, Achilles tendinitis, shin splints, and plantar fasciitis. Even though preventing all injuries is not possible, there are many ways to ensure you minimize the chances. Warm […]

Types of Bunion Surgery

Bunions are one of the most prevalent foot conditions podiatrists see. Bunions are enlarged toe joints (typically the big toe) that develop over time, and can form due to a number of reasons such as flat feet, arthritis, genetics, or continued pressure from ill-fitting shoes. Although prevention and early intervention are ideal, many people do […]

Treating Warts on Your Feet

There’s nothing comforting about finding an abnormal growth on your feet and sometimes it’s hard to tell what it is. Warts, sometimes mistaken for calluses or corns, are viral infections that enter the skin through small cuts or abrasions. They are often found on the bottoms of the feet, which are referred to as plantar […]

Arthritis Pain and Your Feet

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, which is the perfect opportunity to learn about the leading cause of disability and condition that affects over 50 million adults in the United States each year. Arthritis is actually a word used to describe the many types of joint pain and diseases that exist. Since the foot has […]

Running and Foot Pain

As it is getting warmer in the New Jersey area, more people are taking advantage and exercising outdoors. One of the most popular ways to exercise is through running, especially since it doesn’t require special gear and can be done wherever you are. However, the repetitive movements involved with running can often lead to stubborn […]