Month: June 2016

Hammertoe Surgery

Despite the numerous conservative non-surgical options that are available for treating hammertoe, a toe deformity that causes the toes to bend, sometimes surgery is necessary for correcting severe cases. A skilled podiatrist like Dr. Russell Samofal of Podiatry Center of New Jersey specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and has the expertise to treat […]

Choosing the Proper Athletic Shoes

When you walk into a shoe store, the choices can be overwhelming if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for. Many people do not realize that athletic shoes come in many different types depending on what kind of exercise you intend to do. Not all shoes are created equal, and properly fitting shoes […]

What is Diabetic Neuropathy?

Diabetes can cause problems throughout the body, but the feet are subject to a lot of damage and complications. One of the most common conditions that diabetics experience is neuropathy, which is nerve damage resulting from abnormal glucose levels. Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy Neuropathy can manifest in a number of ways: Tingling Burning, shooting pain […]