At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, foot infections such as athlete’s foot, toenail fungus, and warts are among the more common problems we see in our patients. Someone who is diagnosed with a fungal foot infection is frequently surprised to discover that this is the source of the discomfort they are experiencing or the unsightly […]
You may not know this, but when fall is in the air, your feet can take quite a beating. As a result, you and your toes need to be prepared. As the weather gets colder, your toes can suffer from the drop. Thankfully, you can give your feet the proper care by following these tips. […]
If you are a person who consistently has damp shoes, you should know that this will cause a fungal infection known as athlete’s foot. The most significant indicators that you might have gotten this ailment are feelings of itching, burning, and noticing a red, scaly rash. While it commonly appears on feet, it can occur […]
While nail fungus can occur at any age, older people are more at risk. If you are someone that has diabetes, you are at a higher risk because of the problems you may have with circulation. Nail fungus discolors your toenails and makes them crumble and smell, however, there are simple steps that you can […]
There are certain outfits that some people think you shouldn’t wear with socks. Some just don’t like wearing them at all. However, socks can save your feet from various problems. Issues like sweating, clammy and damp feet, peeling, cracking, and calluses could all be headed your way if you let the bacteria and fungus grow […]
Symptoms of a fungal toenail infection include altered toenail shape, with the nail becoming thickened and brittle. The color will turn yellow or gray and perhaps the worst symptom is the unpleasant odor caused by the fungi as they feed on your skin and sweat. Fortunately, with some simple tips, you can avoid microbial infections […]
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 […]
A fungal toenail infection can lead to thick, brittle, and yellowing toenails as well as an unpleasant odor emanating from your feet as the fungus feeds.
Fungal toenail is an ugly and often malodorous condition. This problem tends to become more common in the summer months due to increased sporting activities and sweating that contribute to conditions that fungi love.
A large wart that develops on the bottom of your foot right where the ball or heel of your foot is located is called a plantar wart since it grows in the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is the wide band of tissue that spans the bottom of your foot.