Summer Safety Tips for Children’s Feet

  The official kick-off to summer has arrived, and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we want to remind parents to take precautions to protect little feet from potential summertime hazards. Here are some common pediatric conditions we see an increase in during the summer months: Sprains—younger children get much more time for active play […]

Healthy Habits for Young Feet

Did you know that many chronic adult foot problems stem from issues that began in childhood? At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we want to give parents the podiatric care tips they need and encourage them to foster good pediatric foot care in our youngest patients.

Do’s and Don’ts for Children Doing Spring Sports

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we know that all across Hudson, Middlesex, Ocean, Passaic and Union Counties, schools and towns are getting ready for the spring sports season. Participating in a sport has many benefits to children including increasing physical fitness and building self-esteem and leadership skills, as well as improving interpersonal relationships. We […]

Children’s Foot Care

It’s very important during the first few years of your child’s development that you pay particular attention to the feet and ankles to ensure normal and healthy growth and avoid potential problems as your child gets older. Some of the things to keep in mind for your children’s foot care include the following: Allow freedom […]

Barefoot Babies

Child development experts recommend that babies go barefoot when they are first learning to walk. The feet of an infant are growing rapidly, and slowly convert from soft cartilage to bone over time. While the feet are in this flexible stage, walking barefoot helps to increase the strength and flexibility of the arches, ligaments, muscles […]