Learn about the common misconceptions we have heard from patients about ingrown toenails that can lead to unnecessary pain and problems.
Patients at the Podiatry Center of New Jersey who have suffered with an ingrown toenail often ask how to avoid having this painful condition occur again. The answer to that question depends on a number of factors. Common Causes of Ingrown Nails Some people have an inherited tendency that predisposes their nails to become ingrown. […]
Over 25 million Americans are affected by diabetes and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know that this disease can have a significant impact on the health of your feet. Diabetic patients have high blood sugar levels that, if they remain uncontrolled, can lead to difficulties with circulation, immunity, and nerve damage. This leaves […]
Neuropathy is another term for nerve damage. The primary cause of neuropathy in your feet is diabetes. At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we want our patients to be aware of the threat that neuropathy can pose to the health of your feet and your entire body. Poor circulation is another condition associated with diabetes. […]
An ingrown toenail is quite common and will occur when the corner of a nail grows into your skin. The result is pain, swelling, or an infection that can lead to more significant issues. If you have diabetes, you will have to be especially careful as you are at a greater risk of complications than […]
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 […]
You may experience pain, rubbing, or even feel like your feet are on fire when you walk. If this is the case, using custom orthotics will change the way you walk, the way you feel, and help with your pain. Don’t reach for market brands that don’t know your feet. Instead, trust that a podiatrist […]
Once an ingrown toenail gets started it can be extremely painful and debilitating as the nail digs into the soft skin on your toes. Fortunately, with some easy steps, you can prevent ingrown toenails from starting in the first place.
As you get older, all those years of walking, running, working, and dancing start to catch up to your feet and you experience more frequent and severe foot and ankle pain. You are also more likely to suffer from diseases like arthritis. Seeing your foot doctor more often as you age will help mitigate the […]
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 […]