How Orthotics Can Help Your Feet

Some of the best methods for preventing foot and ankle problems in the first place are to be sure to use the proper footwear, stretch before exercising, and perform regular foot inspections with the aid of your foot doctor. In addition, using the right orthotic shoe inserts and devices can provide more support and treat […]

Who Needs Custom Orthotics?

It’s common to see all types of generic shoe inserts at shoe stores and pharmacies, but have you ever wondered about custom orthotics? Podiatry practices like Podiatry Center of New Jersey offer patients with custom orthotics to help with a variety of foot and ankle issues, from short-term trauma recovery to chronic heel pain. Find […]

Benefits of Orthotics

April is National Foot Awareness Month so it’s an ideal time to think about your foot health and foot care. One important aspect of foot care is prevention of foot and ankle problems, which can be done not only through diligent foot inspections, stretching, and wearing proper shoes, but also through the use of orthotics. […]

Don’t Let Hammertoe Cause Immobility

Hammertoe is a deformity that causes your toes to hold an abnormal position. It can be caused by shoes, the structure of your foot, trauma, and diseases. If you suffer from hammertoe, your toe will have a bend in the middle instead of holding the correct position. You will notice that the toes affected are […]

What Aging Does to Your Feet

Experiencing changes to your body as you get older is natural, but you may not be aware of how aging affects your feet. When you are in your twenties and thirties, your feet are at their strongest. The muscles begin losing their strength at this point, and the bones are thinning, which can lead to […]