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

Plantar Fascia Ruptures

A “Pop!” on the bottom of your foot could be a sudden rupture of the plantar fascia. This can be extremely painful, and requires diagnosis and treatment by a medical professional. Symptoms Acute pain in the arch following a “dynamic” activity such as landing from a jump. Bruising with pain in the arch A “pop” […]

What are Hammertoes?

A “hammertoe” is a toe that is abnormally bent at the middle joint of a toe. Moving the affected toe may be difficult or painful. Corns and calluses can result from the toe rubbing against the inside of your shoes. Risk Factors and Causes Certain things can put a patient at increased risk for developing […]

Heel Pain in Children (Sever’s Disease)

What is Sever’s Disease? Inflammation of the growth plate the in the calcaneus (heel bone), is a painful condition that presents in children. It is particularly common in active children, because repetitive stress on the heel while an adolescent is growing can cause irritation. Tenderness on the back of the heel in growing children is […]

Bunionettes (Tailor’s Bunion)

What is a Tailor’s bunion? A Tailor’s bunion  (bunionette) is a prominence of the fifth metatarsal bone at the base of the little toe. The prominence that characterizes a tailor’s bunion occurs at the metatarsal “head,” located at the far end of the bone where it meets the toe. Causes Patient’s often notice that other […]