That stabbing sensation in your heel each morning isn’t coming out of nowhere. Rather, it’s likely stemming from your plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue running along the bottom of your foot. Plantar fasciitis affects one in ten adults, and it’s the bane of runners, dancers, and anyone who spends long hours on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Severe heel pain upon getting up from bed (that then quickly subsides) is one of the first symptoms of plantar fasciitis.