Get Moving to Beat Arthritis

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 […]

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 […]

Get the Facts About Gout

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 […]

Arthritis Causes Severe Foot & Ankle Pain

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 […]

Why Does My Ankle Hurt So Much?

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, […]

5 Ways Aging Affects Your Feet

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 […]