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

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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 […]

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 […]

Warts

Warts are skin growths that can appear anywhere on the foot but most commonly grow in the soles. Warts can be painful but are harmless and non-cancerous. Warts are caused by a virus that are contagious and can be spread from one person to another. Children and teenagers tend to get warts more often than […]

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 […]

Athletes Foot

Athlete’s foot is a skin infection caused by a fungus. It can be spread to others by a bathtub, shower, clothing or towels. Symptoms include itch, burning, painful cracking, redness, scaly and peeling skin and blisters. If left untreated, it can spread to toenails or even the groin area. Foot fungus can be treated with […]

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 […]