We Want to Make Sure You are Fully Educated on Proper Foot Health

These articles will teach you all about common foot problems. We encourage patients to always consult a doctor before self-medicating, however, it is essential to understand your condition. 

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  • Perinatal Tissue and Growth Factor Injections Can Heal You Safely Perinatal tissue and growth factor injections can be used to treat many foot and ankle conditions. This safe and ethical process can be used to speed up healing, end pain and more.
  • Bunion Specialist in Piscataway and Hillsborough Our doctors are bunion specialists located in Hillsborough and Piscataway, NJ. Our doctors can treat your bunions to alleviate pain and correct the bone issue.
  • Have a Bump on the back of Your Heel? Commonly known as pump bump, Haglund Deformity is caused by those who wear shoes that put excessive pressure on the back of the heel.
  • Recovering From Hammertoe Surgery Dr. Schaeffer describes what to expect when you are having hammertoe surgery. He outlines the recover process and how you can recover at home.
  • Getting rid of corns on your toes or feet is easy and painless when you treat the cause of corns. We do corn removals in our office daily. Call our office to get your free Getting rid of corns on your toes or feet is easy and painless. In our office we do corn removals daily treating the cause and symptoms of corns. Call our office to set up your free appointment today!
  • How Long Will My Recovery Take After Bunion Surgery? Recovering from bunion surgery is a huge concern for our patients. The time it will take you to get back to your normal activities will depend on your individual situation.
  • What is the Difference Between a Bunion and a Tailor's Bunion? A tailor's bunion or bunionette is a bony prominence that protrudes on the outside of the foot near the fifth metatarsal, the pinky toe.
  • Neuromas A neuroma is a swelling or scarring of a small nerve that connects to two of your toes and provides sensation to these toes.
  • Gout Gout is a painful condition of the foot that occurs when the build up of uric acid in the tissues or joint. Gout attacks can be extremely painful.
  • Claw Toe Claw toe is caused by nerve damage from diseases such as alcoholism or diabetes which weaken the foot. Without treatment this condition will only get worse.
  • Tarsal Coalition A tarsal coalition is a bone condition that causes decreased motion or absence of motion in one or more of the joints in the foot. There are different treatment options.
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus) Bunions are a very common foot problem that can cause a great deal of pain. We have many treatment options that can quickly and painlessly eliminate your frustrating bunions.
  • Haglund's Deformity- Pump Bump Haglund Deformity (also known as "pump bump" or "retrocalcaneal bursitis") is a painful enlargement of the back of the heel bone that becomes irritated by shoes.
  • Hallux Rigidis (Stiff Big Toe) Arthritis in your feet can cause this painful condition, Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe). Walking, running, exercising and other activities can become painful or intolerable.
  • Why is My Big Toe Stiff? Hallux Limitus is a condition that results in stiffness of the big toe joint. It is normally caused by an abnormal alignment of the long bone behind the big toe joint.
  • Hallux Varus This condition is caused when the big toe points away from the second toe. It usually results from a complication from bunion surgery, although there are other reasons this condition occurs.
  • Causes and Treatments for Hammertoes This very common condition is a deformity of the second, third and fourth toes. The toe is bent at the middle joint causing it to look like a hammer.
  • Mallet Toes This condition effects active individuals and causes pain in the toes. Mallet toes are often caused by bone and muscle imbalances become exaggerated.
  • Overlapping or Underlapping Toes This article explains a condition that causes the toes to become deformed. This usually involves the fourth and fifth toes.
  • Blisters Most blisters are caused by friction or minor burns and do not require medical attention. New skin will form underneath the affected area and the fluid is simply absorbed.