Overcoming Women’s Foot 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 […]

Why Shoe Fit Matters

At Podiatry Center of New Jersey, we have an important question for our patients: Are you wearing the right size shoe? Believe it or not, as many as 80-90% of people are not! Improperly fitting shoes are one of the primary causes of foot problems. Many common conditions such as flat feet, bunions, ingrown toenails […]

Let Your Socks Save Your Feet

There are certain outfits that some people think you shouldn’t wear with socks. Some just don’t like wearing them at all. However, socks can save your feet from various problems. Issues like sweating, clammy and damp feet, peeling, cracking, and calluses could all be headed your way if you let the bacteria and fungus grow […]

How to Recognize and Treat Trench Foot

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 […]

Stop Painful Foot Blisters in Their Tracks

Blistering on the feet is a painful and annoying occurrence that is usually caused by pressure from rubbing on the insides of your shoes. Having a computerized gait analysis and getting properly fitted for shoes and orthotics is a great first step in preventing blisters and many other foot and ankle conditions, so see your […]

How to Get the Right Running Shoes

Now that we’re all carefully and diligently heading into the great outdoors again, taking a nice long run may be in order. But first, you have to make sure you have the right running shoes that are properly fitted to help avoid ankle pain and injuries like plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. Choosing the right […]