5 Causes of Foot Cramps

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey we know that many of our patients have experienced foot cramps. Although often not long lasting, when the pain of a cramp grabs you, it can be intense. It’s estimated that approximately 25% of people are afflicted with nighttime cramps which tend to be more common in older adults. […]

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 […]

What is a Lisfranc Injury?

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we find that many of our patients have never even heard of their Lisfranc joint until it sustains an injury. Below is some information about this type of injury and how it is treated. The Lisfranc joint is found in the center of your foot where the long metatarsal […]

Why Shoe Fit Matters

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we have an important question for our patients: Are you wearing the right size shoe? Believe it or not, as many as 80-90% of people are not! Improperly fitting shoes are one of the primary causes of foot problems. Many common conditions such as flat feet, bunions, ingrown toenails […]

Holiday Gifts Your Feet Will Love

The holidays are here and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we’re wondering what present you’re planning to give your feet. After all, these amazing structures have helped you get through all the holiday craziness, and they deserve to be on your gift list. Below are some suggestions: A Gym Membership—You may think this means […]

4 Signs That You Need to See Your Podiatrist

Your feet and ankles are an amazing display of natural engineering with everything working together like a well-oiled machine—until something malfunctions and you experience foot and ankle pain and discomfort. Fortunately, you can mitigate and even prevent problems with your feet and ankles by making regular visits with your foot doctor to catch and correct […]

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 […]