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

Lower Extremity Blood Clots (DVT)

Deep Vein Thrombosis When a blood clot forms in a deep vein in the body, most often the legs, it is known as a deep vein thrombosis. Clots can be caused by certain medical conditions, or can present after a period of immobilization (e.g. after surgery or long hospitalization). Deep vein thromboses are dangerous because […]

Which Running Shoes are Best for You?

Runners know that a good shoe can prevent painful running induced ailments. However, a lack of knowledge about the gait cycle and benefits of certain shoes can leave many patients confused. Pronation Shoes can typically be recommended to a patient base on their level of pronation, which is the way the foot rolls during the […]

Is Osteoarthritis Causing Pain In Your Feet?

Often called degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear” arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition of the joints. This problem occurs when the cartilage or cushion between joints breaks down leading to pain, stiffness and swelling. Specific Symptoms The most common presenting symptom is stiffness of one or more joints first thing in […]

Melanoma in Feet

Melanoma is a type of aggressive skin cancer that starts from a specific skin cell called a melanocyte. Between 3 to 15 percent of melanomas occur on the foot. Melanoma is a malignancy, and has the highest fatality rate of all skin cancers. Signs and Symptoms Change in size, shape, color, or texture of an […]

“Turf Toe” Injuries

What is Turf Toe? You may have heard the term “Turf Toe” occuring in the sports world. The term comes from certain types of injuries that occur when playing on turf material. Specifically, it is a sprain from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. Artificial turf can cause the foot to stick while […]