At Podiatry Center of New Jersey our patients will sometimes tell us that they have “weak ankles.” This usually means that their ankles twist frequently or that they feel as if they are going to “give way,” especially when they walk on uneven surfaces. Others may experience chronic pain, stiffness, tenderness or swelling. While these […]
Ankle sprains can be expected if you have unstable ankles, mobility issues, or are an athletic person. In typical cases, a sprained ankle will heal quickly and without any problematic complications. However, there are times when the ankle sprain has become dangerous, and you need the help of medical experts immediately. Signs Your Ankle Sprain […]
Arthritis often affects joints throughout the body and severe symptoms often occur in the extremities first, with the feet and ankles commonly affected. Stiff and swollen joints can cause problems with mobility and can even make wearing shoes painful. Custom orthotics paired with properly supportive and fitted footwear can treat and prevent arthritic problems so […]
Experiencing ankle pain is a common occurrence that has a variety of possible causes. Often the ankle will hurt due to radiating pain from another foot injury, so be sure to see your foot doctor for foot and ankle discomfort and pain that doesn’t improve with rest. Some of the common causes of ankle pain, […]
As you get older, all those years of walking, running, working, and dancing start to catch up to your feet and you experience more frequent and severe foot and ankle pain. You are also more likely to suffer from diseases like arthritis. Seeing your foot doctor more often as you age will help mitigate the […]
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries treated by foot doctors. You can suffer a sprain during workouts and sporting activities or just from stepping awkwardly on a curb while crossing the street. Your ankle rolls over with the full weight of your body causing tendons and tissues to stretch and even break […]
Debilitating foot and ankle damage caused by arthritis can be slowed with proper diet and exercise and by wearing properly fitted shoes with custom orthotics.
Many different conditions can contribute to swelling in the feet and ankles and it is often an indication of a serious problem, but it could also happen from just sitting still in one place for too long such as during a long plane, bus, or boat trip. Try to get up and move around several […]
Swollen feet and ankles can be caused from stress and pressures of work and exercise and from systemic diseases like peripheral artery disease.
Ankle sprains and strains are two of the most common injuries treated by podiatrists, but ankle pain can also be caused by other conditions and diseases.