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

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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 […]

14Skin and Nail Disorders

Athlete’s Foot Fungal Nail Disorders and Foot Warts are all classifies as skin and nail disorders. It is important to take good care of your feet. You can prevent and minimize most foot and nail problems by following simple steps to healthy feet. Wear comfortable shoes and socks that fit your feet. Was and dry […]

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 […]

Melanoma

If you notice a mole, bump or patch on the skin of a friend or family member that meets the following criteria it is important to see a podiatrist immediately. Asymmetry- if divided in half, the sides do not match. Borders- they look scalloped, uneven or ragged. Color-they may have more than one color, Diameter-they […]

Skin Tumors.

Podiatrists are trained as lower extremity specialists to recognize and treat abnormal conditions as they present themselves on the skin of the lower legs and feet. Skin cancers in the lower part of the body may have a different appearance from the rest of the body. AA podiatrists knowledge and clinical training is important for […]

How surgery may help relieve foot problems.

A painful foot is a symptom that needs treatment and foot surgery can correct your problem and relieve the pain. You do not have to live with foot pain and, in most cases, foot surgery can restore the use of your foot. Foot surgery can often improve the way your feet look and feel. Shoes […]

Six steps to healthier feet.

Wear comfortable shoes and socks that fit your feet. Wash and dry your feet thoroughly, especially between the toes. Keep your toenails trimmed short and straight across. Apply cream or lotion to feet to keep skin smooth. Wear clean socks or stockings and avoid wearing the same shoes two days in a row. See your […]

What causes foot problems?

Abnormal functioning of the foot, such as incorrect joint and tendon motion, can cause pressure on the within the foot. This pressure, can create bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, corns and calluses. Incorrect motion can lead to bone deformities, like bunions and hammertoes, which then cause shoes to fit tighter. Tight shoes can result in neuromas, corns […]

What are Corn and Calluses of the Feet?

A corn is hard. Thickened skin that can occur on the top, between or on the tip of the toes. A callus is similar but is larger and usually occurs across the ball of the foot. Corns and calluses are your skins way of protecting you. The thicker the corn or callus becomes, the more […]

What are Bunions?

Bunions are excess or misaligned bone in the joint that cause pain and can change the shape of the foot. Bunions are one of the most common big toe problems. Because the big toe is so important in supporting your body’s weight and balance, it is crucial that the problem be treated effectively. Bunions can […]