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

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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 […]

What is Gout

Gout (gouty arthritis) is a condition caused by a buildup of the salts of uric acid – a normal byproduct of the diet-in the joints. The big toe joint and the ankle is commonly the affected areas, possibly because it is subject to so much pressure in walking; attacks of gouty arthritis are extremely painful, […]

Why a Podiatrist?

It’s no surprise that our feet often hurt considering that an average day of walking exerts a force on the feet that’s equal to several hundred tons. Our feet are prone to injury with the running around we do all day. Imagine driving your car and never changing your tires. Ouch! Studies show that approximately […]

Foot and Ankle

Proper care of your feet and ankles is the first step in injury prevention. Stretching daily will help keep your muscles, tendons and ligaments from tightening up during your activity. A good way to prevent stress fractures is to gradually increase activity to desired level. Custom orthotics can be placed in your running shoes, cleats […]

What is Podiatry?

A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and structures of the leg Podiatrists are the most qualified doctors to care for your feet. They complete four years of training in a podiatric medical school and three years of hospital residency training. This training […]

Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries

Proper care of your feet and ankles is the first step in injury prevention. Stretching daily will help keep your muscles, tendons and ligaments from tightening up during your activity. A good way to prevent stress fractures is to gradually increase activity to desired level. Custom orthotics can be placed in your running shoes, cleats […]

What is Aerolase Technology?

Aerolase technology provides a new generation of laser technology that delivers higher power in gentler pulse duration, achieving best-in-class efficacy with new levels of patient comfort. Benefits of Laser Treatments Reduces thickness Improves appearance Makes nail trimming easier Virtually pain free Immediate post recovery period No anesthesia necessary For more information visit http://www.innovativefootandankle.com or to […]

Foot Care of those with Diabetes

Each day, inspect your feet for any skin breaks and changes. A hand mirror can help you see the bottoms of your feet. If you can’t see your feet clearly, ask someone to inspect them for you. Wash your feet each day with soap and warm water. Check the water temperature with your elbow since […]

When Foot Problems Occur

When foot problems occur, your feet deserve your full attention and often the care of your podiatrist. Prompt foot care may help prevent the later onset of painful knee, hip and lower back problems. These conditions can develop when you change the way you stand and walk to relieve pressure on hurting feet. If you […]