Family Foot & Ankle Specialists Blog

These blogs are great for understanding your foot problem, learning proper foot care, and discovering new, painless treatment options. We have all different blogs written by podiatrists around the country, our own doctors, even our staff. Foot care is essential to healthy, happy feet.

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  • Metatarsalgia? The Ball of My Foot Hurts Doe the ball of your foot hurt? If so, you could be suffering from metatarsalgia. This condition can be caused by weight gain, high impact sports even ill fitting shoes.
  • Do You Fear Injections or Needles? We Have the Solution Do you have a fear of needles or worry about the side effects? The MLS Laser is safe, painless and effective at treating all types of pain.
  • Laser Therapy for Foot & Ankle Pain Laser therapy is a great nonsurgical treatment option for common foot and ankle problems. The laser is painless and doesn't have any side effects.
  • Are You Having Burning Pain on the Inside of the Foot? If you have a burning pain on the inside of your foot, you could be suffering from tarsal tunnel syndrome. Our doctor explains the causes and treatments.
  • CAM Walker | Foot & Ankle Control Boot Dr. Brad Schaeffer discusses the benefits and uses of the CAM walker. This walking boot helps to stabilize and control the foot and ankle. It is lightweight and easy to use.
  • What to Expect When Having Cryosurgery or Cryotherapy Cryotherapy may be able to end your pain without invasive surgery. Cryotherapy treats a number of conditions such as neuromas and heel pain. Learn more now!
  • High Arches and Foot Pain People with high arches can experience pain, calluses, and many other foot problems. There are easy treatment options that can help relieve your pain.
  • Morton's Neuroma: Pain in the Ball of the Foot Are you having pain in the ball of the foot and have not had any trauma that you could imagine has caused this pain? You may have a Morton's neuroma.
  • Foot Surgery and Recovery 3 tips to help you recover from foot surgery. These tips can help you heal faster, have a more enjoyable recovery and prevent complications from arising.
  • At Home Treatments for Foot Pain Talk about pressure! Your feet carry your whole body, everywhere! Here are some simple tips to relieving foot pain at home. If pain persists, call your doctor!
  • Diowave Laser for Foot Pain Laser therapy is a new, breakthrough treatment for many common foot and ankle problems. Our lasers are painless, side effect free, and require no down time!
  • 3 Important Tips That Can Help You Prevent a Gouty Attack 3 simple steps to preventing gouty acttacks. The pain caused by a gout attack is unbearable! Thankfully, our doctors listed 3 ways to help prevent an attack.
  • Who doesn’t want MOORE Balance? Are you scared of falling? Our NJ podiatrists have simple options to help provide you with more balance so you can enjoy life without constantly being scared of falling.
  • Walking Foot Health Walking is a great form of exercise. Many people underestimate all the benefits walking has to offer your body and mind. If your foot pain is keeping you from walking, call us immediately.
  • Orthotic Treatment | When To Use Orthotics How do you know if you need a pair of orthoitcs...and which kind? There are two types of orthotics- custom and prefabricated. Custom orthotics are specifically molded to your foot.
  • Stem Cells Could be the Key to Ending Your Pain Platelet-rich plasma may be able to speed up your recovery time! PRP is being used in our office to help people with bone or soft tissue problems heel quicker!
  • Fall Prevention In Seniors One third to one half of elderly living alone will or do fall. Many seniors who do fall will be hospitilized then move to assisted living, never being able to live independently again.
  • Are You Afraid to Have Bunion Surgery? Bunion surgery has gotten a bad reputation. Despite what you've heard, it does not have to be painful and you can be up and moving much sooner than you may think.
  • Cold Feet | My Feet Are Always Cold Are your feet always freezing? Even if the rest of your body is nice and warm? Your could have a vascular disease and cold feet could be your warning sign.
  • Smoking Kills Feet, Not Just Lungs Having surgery as a smoker comes with great risks. Smoking reduces the oxygen in your blood which will delay or stop your healing! Don't lose your feet over a cigarette!