Podiatrist Offices Conveniently Located In Kenilworth, Bayonne, Little Ferry & Montclair New Jersey

Your Podiatrist and Skin Cancer

Your podiatrist will investigate the possibility of skin cancer both through clinical examination and with the use of a skin biopsy. A skin biopsy is a simple procedure in which a small sample of the skin lesion is obtained and sent to a specialized lab where a skin pathologist will examine the tissue in greater […]

Common Types of Skin Cancers of the Feet

Skin cancers of the feet have several features in common. Most are painless, and often there is a history or recurrent cracking, bleeding or ulceration. Frequently individuals discover their skin cancer after unrelated aliments near the affected sight. Some of the most common cancers of the feet are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and […]

What is a Diabetic Foot?

You may have heard this term, which refers to the complete cycle of foot irritation, skin breakdown, ulceration, dead skin and bone infection that can lead to limb loss and /or the spread of infection to other parts of the body. With proper foot care, this cycle of events can be prevented of minimized.

Diabetic Don’ts for Your Feet

Don’t use a heating pad or hot water bottle on your feet for any reason. Don’t use medication on your feet unless approved by your podiatrist. Don’t cross your legs while sitting, which can compress blood vessels even more. Don’t wear girdles, garters or any garment that may restrict blood flow to your feet. Don’t […]

Heel Pain and Heel Spurs

Heel pain/Heel Spurs is usually caused by a walking stride that exerts excessive stress on the heel bone. Discomfort can also result from poorly made shoes, obesity, a stress fracture of the heel bone, bruises of the fat pad under the heel, or a disease such as rheumatism or gout. Heel spurs refer to heel […]