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

Peripheral Vascular Disease

There are several factors that can lead to PVD such as smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, a family history of heart disease and being over weight. PVD is a condition in which the arteries that carry blood to the arms and legs become narrowed or clogged, slowing or stopping blood flow. There are […]

Wart Symptoms of Your Feet

The symptoms of your feet include rough, round or oval lesions on the soles of the feet which may be lighter or darker than the skin that are flat to slightly raised and painful to pressure. There also may be rough growths around the toenails.

Treatment with EPAT

A wide range of foot and ankle injuries can be treated with Extracorporel Pulse Activated Treatment or EPAT. Among those conditions are achilles tendonitis, other foot and ankle tendonitis, plantar fascitis, turf toe, chronic muscle pain, acute foot and ankle sprains, skin splints and stress fractures. This is a highly effective non-invasive treatment for musculoskeltal […]

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 […]

Ingrown Nails

Ingrown nails result when the corners or sides of nails dig painfully into the skin. They are frequently caused by improper nail trimming, but also by shoe pressure, injury, fungus infection, heredity, and poor foot structure. Use toenail clippers to trim nails with a slightly rounded edge. Leave nails slightly longer than the end of […]

What Is a Fracture?

A fracture is a break in the bone. Fractures can be divided into two categories: traumatic fractures and stress fractures. Traumatic fractures (also called acute fractures) are caused by a direct blow or impact—like seriously stubbing your toe. Traumatic fractures can be displaced or nondisplaced. If the fracture is displaced, the bone is broken in […]