As people begin to resume their pre-pandemic work and life habits, our podiatrists at Podiatry Center of New Jersey are seeing some trends in foot health problems. Shutdowns, loss of exercise venues, and avoiding crowded public transportation have all contributed to an increase in several types of foot disorders including plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon problems […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dos and Don’ts for Keeping Feet Safe During Winter Sports
If you love to ice skate, ski, sled, and snowboard or just enjoy strolling through a snowy landscape then the recent bout of frigid temps and snowstorms is probably making you very happy! At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we want our patients to enjoy winter sports without harming their feet or ankles. Dos and […]
Head to Your Podiatrist to Heal Those Feet!
Your feet play such a big part in how you can function. However, throughout your life, you will see that they need help in keeping you upright and mobile. That is where you gain the benefits of a podiatrist. Instead of letting problems get worse, you will be able to have feet that look and […]
What Aging Does to Your Feet
Experiencing changes to your body as you get older is natural, but you may not be aware of how aging affects your feet. When you are in your twenties and thirties, your feet are at their strongest. The muscles begin losing their strength at this point, and the bones are thinning, which can lead to […]
How to Fight Morton’s Neuroma While It’s Fighting You
Morton’s Neuroma is a condition that is painful and is located on the ball of your foot. It occurs when the tissue around a nerve leads to a toe thickening from the compression and irritation. It usually occurs between your third and fourth toe but can also affect the second and third toes. Middle-aged women […]
Untreated Bunions Can Cause Many Other Foot Problems
The bunion toe deformity is one that tends to develop slowly and they often don’t cause pain or discomfort in the beginning. As the big toe bends into the other toes unchecked, a variety of conditions can soon follow. See your foot doctor at the first signs of big toe movement to get started on […]
3 Early Stage Bunion Treatments
Treating bunions early before the big toe has become too rigid and inflexible can avoid the need for future bunion surgery.
5 Bunion Risk Factors
A bunion causes a bulging bump on the joint of your largest toe and pushes the big toe into the other toes with considerable force. This can cause blisters and overlapping toe problems, among other issues.