Don’t “Fall” for These Myths

Falls are the most significant cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for people 65 and older. The first day of fall reminds seniors and those who love them to take steps to prevent falls on Falls Prevention Awareness Day. At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know many patients may not realize their risk for a […]

Get the Facts on Fungal Foot Infections

Fungal Disease Awareness Week happens this month and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we want to take this opportunity to share some important information about the pesky fungal infections that can affect your feet. The two most common types of fungal foot infections that we treat are athlete’s foot and toenail fungus. Below are […]

4 Surprising Ways to Improve Foot Health

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we often provide our patients with information on how to take better care of their feet such as wearing shoes that fit properly, proper podiatric hygiene, and exercises for feet and ankles. However, there are other ways to improve podiatric health that may surprise you because at first, they […]

Back to School Shoe Shopping 101

It’s time for that quintessential end-of-summer ritual: back-to-school shoe shopping! At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we believe this is an outing worth studying for. After all, getting the right shoes for your child is probably the biggest step you can take in proactively maintaining good podiatric health and allowing young feet to develop correctly. Below […]

FAQs about Hammertoes

Summer is a good time to talk about a condition we at Podiatry Center of New Jersey treat often—hammertoes. Why summer? The quintessential summer shoe, flip-flops, can increase the risk for this toe deformity. Below are some frequently asked questions about hammertoes and their treatment. Q: What causes hammertoes? A: An imbalance between the muscles […]

5 Summer Travel Tips to Protect Your Feet

It’s vacation time, and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we want to make sure our patients enjoy the rest and relaxation they deserve without any foot problems derailing the fun. Below are five ways to keep your feet safe and healthy on summer vacation. Put your best foot forward. Whether you’re jetting off to a […]

Can Orthotics Help Your Foot Problem?

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we treat a wide range of foot disorders, many of which can be improved by the use of custom orthotics. In fact, it’s estimated that 50-60% of orthopedic problems, including foot, ankle, knee, and back pain are due to hyperpronation. Orthotics can also help with other conditions such as […]

Warning: Foot Hazards at the Beach

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know our state features miles of beautiful beaches. We want to help our patients enjoy their beach days, so we’re offering these tips for protecting your feet in the sand and sun. Don’t walk barefoot on the sand—beach sand can get hot enough to give you second or […]