Spring is a time for new beginnings and at Podiatry Center of New Jersey we think it’s the perfect opportunity to make a fresh start on foot health care as we celebrate National Foot Health Awareness Month. Your feet are amazing structures! Comprised of nearly a quarter of all the bones in your body, 60 […]
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 […]
Trench foot is a condition that occurs when your feet are wet for too long. It can lead to frostbite and other issues. Symptoms of trench foot include redness, blisters, swelling, cold and blotchy skin, numbness, a tingling and/or itching sensation, and a prickly or heavy feeling in the foot. How to Treat Foot Trench […]
Losing feeling in your feet can be caused by many different conditions, some as simple as poor blood circulation. Other causes may not be as obvious.
Taking good care of your feet and ankles with the right shoes and orthotics will not only help prevent injuries and diseases.
While physical therapy is often used in the recovery from an injury or after a surgical procedure, it can also be used to alleviate the discomfort and pain of a variety of foot and ankle conditions and help prevent injuries from happening to begin with.
Corns and calluses are created as the body’s natural reaction to extreme friction and pressure on the skin that is often caused by poorly-fitting footwear. Athletes and people who are on their feet all day for work are more susceptible due to the additional pressure and stress on the feet.
While experiencing pain on the top of your foot is not as common as other foot complaints, it can nonetheless be an extremely painful and debilitating experience.
The best way to keep your feet happy and healthy after all the walking, running, climbing, dancing and standing they do for you every year is to take some proactive steps to keep them in tip-top shape. Don’t wait until you have a foot or ankle problem, when you can avoid many of these problems […]
Physical therapy is often thought by many people to be most effective after surgery or during recovery from an accident. However, there are many ways that physical therapy protocols can be added to regular health and exercise regimens rather than just in severe situations. The correct use of stretching and flexibility exercises can mitigate and […]