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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  • 5 Easy Steps to Tying Your Shoes Dr. Denise Bonnin shares a shoe tying hack! Your child could be tying their shoes today with these simple steps. Check out these steps by steps.
  • Compression Stockings- Not Your Grandma's Panty Hose Compression stockings aren't just for senior citizens! Many people benefit from wearing them. Flight attendants, bartenders and many others already are (or should) wear them!
  • Valentine's Day Spa Giveaway Get a COMPLIMENTARY spa day at Healthy Nails & Body Spa. As a bonus, take home a DIY safe pedicure kit. it's easy to be entered.
  • Hurricane Harvey Donations Texas is devastated with the destruction Hurricane Harvey caused on the state. We want to do our part to help those affected by the storm.
  • Baseball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle Baseball foot and ankle injuries are common. Sprained ankles, turf toe, even ingrown toenails are common problems. We have painless, safe treatments available.
  • Heel Lifts and Shoe Lifts Heel and shoe lifts are prescribed for a number of reasons. Back pain, tendon pain, leg leg are some of the most common reasons. They may be able to help you.
  • Preventing Injuries in Field Hockey Field hockey is a popular sport. There are some easy ways to prevent common injuries and keep your feet and ankles safe so you can stay in the game all season.
  • Soaps for Fungus on the Feet FungaSoap is a great tool to help treat and eliminate fungus on the foot. It can be used daily to help to eliminate the effects that comes with foot fungus.
  • Your Biggest Fears Answered The most common reasons people don't see a podiatrist is because of time, fear, and money. We understand, which is why we create a unique treatment plan for you.
  • Podiatrist Vs Orthopedist, Which Should I See For Foot & Ankle Pain? Heel pain, ankle fractures, nerve damage....many people are not aware of all the problems podiatrists treat.
  • Meet Dr. Brad Schaeffer Brad Schaeffer, DPM has joined the office of Family Foot & Ankle Specialists with offices in Piscataway and Hillsborough, NJ. Dr. Schaeffer is highly experienced.
  • Family Foot and Ankle Specialists is Best of the Best: Middlesex and Somerset Counties Family Foot & Ankle Specialists has been voted Best of the Best for 2014. With offices in Piscataway and Hillsborough, our award winning team is just around the corner.
  • Common Problems with Children’s Feet It's back to school time and your child is complaining about their feet? With back to school comes extra activities for your child's feet and can cause foot problems and pain.
  • Types of Foot Surgery | Piscataway Podiatrist The type of foot surgery you have will dictate your recovery time. There are many different types of foot surgeries for many different problems. With some, you could be out walking the next day!
  • Avoiding Amputations in Diabetics Here are simple tips to avoid a foot or toe amputation. Foot amputations are common amongst those with diabetes. These tips can help to save your feet!
  • The Importance of Diabetic Shoes Diabetic shoes can prevent serious complications associated with diabetes such as ulcers, wounds, even amputations. Diabetic shoe are different than your ordinary shoes in many ways
  • What's That Smell? Foot odor can be embarrassing! Here are some easy ways to reduce your foot odor with products you probably already have in your kitchen!
  • NYC Marathon was a blast Running a marathon can cause havoc for your feet. You need to be prepared in order to prevent serious injuries. Drt. Kalra gives runners some cold running tips.
  • Patients Wonder Why They're Feet Are Numb and Tingly Many people suffering with peripheral neuropathy experience tingling, burning, or stabbing in their feet. This condition is caused from nerve damage in the feet and ankles.
  • Where Did That Pain Come From? Do you have a pain that started some time ago...but you can;t figure out why or how? Ignoring that pain can lead to serious problems for your body that can be injured far beyond you realize.