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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hammer Toes

Hammer toes are little toes that buckle or curl under. Toe joints curl because of a muscle imbalance or tight tendons. This bending causes the toe to appear like an upside-down V when looked at from the side. Hammer toes are more common in females than males These toes, over time, may hurt and make […]