At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know that as soon as the Thanksgiving dishes are done many of our Passaic, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Hudson, Union, Ocean, and Middlesex County patients are preparing for the Black Friday battle at the stores. While we know there are many shopping bargains to be found out there, our […]
Heel spurs occur when a deposit of calcium causes your bone to stick out.
Morton’s Neuroma is a condition that is painful and is located on the ball of your foot. It occurs when the tissue around a nerve leads to a toe thickening from the compression and irritation. It usually occurs between your third and fourth toe but can also affect the second and third toes. Middle-aged women […]
The Moore Balance Brace is a device prescribed by a podiatrist and is meant to help you have better mobility and less chance of falling. No matter the age, anyone can be at risk for a fall. Legs and feet get injured, ankles become weak, and then the inevitable happens. When a fall happens, the […]
Tarsal tunnel syndrome affects the foot and ankle in a similar way that the more common carpal tunnel syndrome affects the wrist and hand.
You can determine if you have flat feet by wetting your feet and then standing on a flat, dry surface. If the imprint of your foot is dry in the middle, then you probably have a good arch. If the entire foot falls flat on the floor then you have flat feet and should see […]
While it’s always a good idea to regularly monitor and care for your feet, in recognition of American Diabetes Month we’d like to reach out with this advice for all of our patients who are managing this potential dreadful disease. Fortunately, with proper medication, diet, exercise, and regular visits to your podiatrist, you can minimize […]
Morton’s neuroma is a nerve condition that occurs between the metatarsal bones of the toes. It usually happens between the second and third, or third and fourth toes, and involves a growth around a nerve that makes it feel like you have a pebble in your shoe. As the condition progresses, numbness, tingling, and pain […]
Calluses and corns form as your skin’s protective response to excessive pressure and rubbing. However, these skin anomalies can become problematic when they contribute to blisters, cracks, and bleeding that can lead to infection—especially in patients who have diabetes. Large calluses on the heel can become heel fissures that can split open and cause extreme […]
Orthotic shoe inserts are molded to fit your foot. When combined with properly fitted shoes, orthotics fix gait problems that can cause knee and back pain.