May is Arthritis Awareness Month and here at Podiatry Center of New Jersey we’d like to take this opportunity to share some information about this disease or rather diseases with our patients. Arthritis is an umbrella term that covers more than 100 different conditions and diseases that affect the joints. Currently more than 52 million […]
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 […]
Between family dinners, office parties and get togethers with friends, there’s a lot of feasting going on at this time of the year! That’s why at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we usually see an increase in the number of Passaic, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Hudson, Union, Ocean and Middlesex County patients with gout. Gout can […]
Having pain on the top of your foot has many possible causes including bone fractures, poorly fitting shoes, and systemic diseases like diabetes.
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 […]
Treating bunions early before the big toe has become too rigid and inflexible can avoid the need for future bunion surgery.
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.
Your body can really take a beating over the years, and as you age your feet and ankles become more susceptible to a wide variety of problems and conditions that can cause foot pain and discomfort. While the effects of aging can be slowed down and mitigated with proper foot and ankle care, you should […]