Memorial Day is the unofficial kick-off of summer and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know that many of our patients are looking forward to a getaway. While many people don’t think about their feet first when planning a trip, it’s important to realize that a foot injury or other painful condition can […]
Don’t Ignore Your Feet
Our feet are often neglected, but they shouldn’t be. Ignoring your feet can cause you to miss tell-tale signs of infection and critical issues. Luckily, you can save your feet from these issues by adopting small changes. How to Keep Your Feet at Their Best Give your feet a thorough examination. When you look over […]
What Causes Metatarsal Syndrome?
The metatarsal bones are the slender and rather fragile bones that form your toes. Your toes are under an enormous amount of pressure during sporting activities and exercise and even from just standing and walking. When the tissues and structures that form the toes become excessively inflamed it can cause severe nerve-related pain and discomfort […]
Two Causes of Heel Spurs
A heel spur forms on the back of the heel from calcium deposits but it is related to an arch condition called plantar fasciitis.
How To Treat and Prevent Athlete’s Foot
You don’t have to be playing sports all the time to be saddled with the terrible itchiness, redness, pain, and even oozing that can occur with an athlete’s foot infection. This condition can make your days (and nights) quite miserable indeed. The good news is that, since athlete’s foot is caused by fungal organisms, it […]
Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt?
A variety of issues can cause pain on top of your feet. Fluid retention and swelling can make it difficult to wear shoes without discomfort while a variety of injuries and diseases like diabetes can also contribute to problems on the tops of your feet.
How Orthotic Shoe Inserts Help Your Feet, Ankles, Knees and Back
Custom orthotic shoe inserts are excellent for treating the pain and discomfort of many common foot and ankle conditions, without the need for surgery.
Why Do My Arches Hurt?
There are many bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that interact with the arch segments either directly or indirectly, giving multiple opportunities for arch pain to occur. Arch pain can often be treated easily with properly fitted footwear and custom orthotics, so see your foot doctor for relief.
Physical Therapy Has Many Benefits
While physical therapy is often used in the recovery from an injury or after a surgical procedure, it can also be used to alleviate the discomfort and pain of a variety of foot and ankle conditions and help prevent injuries from happening to begin with.
Why Does My Ankle Hurt?
Your foot and ankle are made up of a multitude of bones, tendons, ligaments and other tissues which makes pain in the ankle one of the symptoms most frequently addressed by podiatrists. Even though you may not have a direct ankle injury, you can experience radiating pain and discomfort from injuries and diseases that occur […]