This is one of the most common questions we get asked at Podiatry Center of New Jersey. Tracking down the source of heel pain can be a complex process. Sometimes the pain may be due to something as simple as wearing shoes that lack arch support. It can also be the result of an injury. […]
It can be hard to get out of bed in the morning if you know your first few steps will be painful. At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, helping patients eliminate foot and ankle pain is our top priority. Below are three disorders known to cause foot discomfort in the morning and what to do […]
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 […]
Haglund’s Deformity causes pain and discomfort when you walk, and you may need help with controlling your movement. You may also find that you need to manage your pain to walk more comfortably. A podiatrist can help you in these areas and others so that you don’t have to face surgery. Preventing Haglund’s Deformity Medication—your […]
Plantar fasciitis occurs when you have a great deal of tension and stress on the area. Small tears will occur, and when this happens repeatedly, it can lead to complications. If you notice that you are experiencing a stabbing pain near the heel or discomfort after you wake up or stand for long periods, chances […]
Heel spurs occur when a deposit of calcium causes your bone to stick out.
Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition and can cause extreme discomfort. There are many reasons why this condition may afflict you, and the most common are walking barefoot, not having the proper arch support, high impact activity, weight gain, or arthritis. If you have weak muscles in your ankles that will cause this condition as […]
When the Achilles tendon becomes stressed and inflamed it can cause severe heel pain and radiating discomfort to other parts of the foot and leg.
A heel spur forms on the back of the heel from calcium deposits but it is related to an arch condition called plantar fasciitis.
Severe heel pain upon getting up from bed (that then quickly subsides) is one of the first symptoms of plantar fasciitis.