5 Causes of Foot Cramps

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey we know that many of our patients have experienced foot cramps. Although often not long lasting, when the pain of a cramp grabs you, it can be intense. It’s estimated that approximately 25% of people are afflicted with nighttime cramps which tend to be more common in older adults. […]

Overcoming Women’s Foot Problems

What do Harriet Tubman, Jane Goodall and Susan B. Anthony all have in common? They’re among the many women being celebrated during Women’s History Month. At Podiatry Center of New Jersey we know it’s hard to be at the top of your game if your feet hurt. As a woman, what podiatric issues are standing […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Children Doing Spring Sports

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know that all across Hudson, Middlesex, Ocean, Passaic and Union Counties, schools and towns are getting ready for the spring sports season. Participating in a sport has many benefits to children including increasing physical fitness and building self-esteem and leadership skills, as well as improving interpersonal relationships. We […]

3 Common Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, one condition that we find puzzles our patients when they first experience symptoms is peripheral neuropathy. The signs of this disorder can vary and may include a tingling or burning sensation in the feet or a numbness and decrease in sensation. More troubling is also the potential for sharp, […]

How What You Eat Affects Your Feet

March is National Nutrition Month. At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we bet that when you hear nutrition the last thing you think about is your feet. Most of us associate diet and nutrition with our weight and possibly the link to certain medical conditions such as heart disease. However, there are several direct and […]

What is a Lisfranc Injury?

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we find that many of our patients have never even heard of their Lisfranc joint until it sustains an injury. Below is some information about this type of injury and how it is treated. The Lisfranc joint is found in the center of your foot where the long metatarsal […]

Are You at Risk for Bunions?

A condition that we see patients for frequently at Podiatry Center of New Jersey is bunions. A bunion is a deformity of the toe joint that occurs when the bone moves out of proper alignment and the toe begins to drift toward the adjacent toe producing the telltale bump or bony enlargement at the side […]

Myths about Foot Infections

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, foot infections such as athlete’s foot, toenail fungus, and warts are among the more common problems we see in our patients. Someone who is diagnosed with a fungal foot infection is frequently surprised to discover that this is the source of the discomfort they are experiencing or the unsightly […]