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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Get Rid of Embarrassing Smelly Feet 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.
  • 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.
  • ANNOUNCING: Good Deed Contest Winner The winner of the Good Deed Essay Contest has been named and he received his Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet on June 26th.
  • Good Deed Award Ceremony Free Event in Central Jersey- June 26th at 7pm We will be hosting a free event to award the winner of the Good Deed Contest with his/her Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet.
  • Medicare Deductibles, Secondary Insurances... Who Covers What? Many people have a hard time understanding their insurance. This article will help those with Medicare understand their deductibles and having secondary insurance.
  • Understanding Your Insurance Benefits Understanding you insurance benefits can be very confusing. Your plan only covers certain things, you may or may not have a deductible, you may have a co-pay or co-insurance. Our financial advisor discusses how to understand your insurance benefits.
  • Guide to Health insurance Sarah reviews common insurance questions concerning flexible spending, co-pays, deductibles, healthy insurance plans and more.