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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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  • What is Sever's Disease and How to Treat it? Sever's disease is not actually a disease. It is condition common among children who are active in sports. Have your child checked immediately if they're in pain.
  • Preparing for a Winter Race Preparing to run a race in the winter is much different then a spring or summer race. Here are some tips to prepare your mind and body for a winter run.
  • Chronic Achilles Tendonitis Chronic achilles tendonitis occurs when the tendon was overused and did not get time to heal adequately. Treatment can include rest, proper shoes and orthotics.
  • PERONEAL TENDON INJURIES Peroneal tendonitis symptoms include include, swelling, pain, and/or warmth in the area. Treatment for this common athletic injury can include casting, orthotics, even surgery.
  • Synovitis| Joint Pain Synovitis is an inflammation in the joint. Overuse such as going too hard too fast can cause this painful condition, however treatment is usually easy and painless.
  • Achilles Heel and Ruptures | Pain in the Back of the Heel Pain in the back of the heel is common amongst athletes and those called "weekend warriors". Stretching and physical therapy is usually the best treatment.
  • Three Biggest Misconceptions About Running Shoes 3 Misconceptions of running shoes. Many runners are out celebrating their love for running. Safe, healthy and effective running is the best way to enjoy what you do.
  • Heel Pain After Running Hillsborough, NJ Podiatrist As a runner, your feet are your most important piece of equipment. Heel pain is common after running and can usually be easily treated.
  • Safe Running Tips Running is like any other sport- you need to know what you're doing in order to prevent injury. We'll educate you on how to be safe and keep on running!
  • Warts Causes and Treatments Warts are common. It is a small skin lesion on the bottom of the foot. Warts are usually only painful if squeezed or pinched. We have painless treatment options available.
  • Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Causes and Treatment This condition occurs when tendons in the foot dilocate from their position. When they are stretched or torn they become injured causing pain and swelling.
  • Achilles Tendonitis Causes and Treatment Both professional and weekend athletes can suffer from achilles tendinitis, a common overuse injury and inflammation of the tendon. Many runners experience this condition.
  • Sesamoiditis Symptoms and Treatment The sesamoids are two small bones found beneath the first metatarsal bones. They can inflame or rupture under the stress of exercise.
  • Shin Splints Causes and Treatments Shin splints is the name used to describe pain in the shin. Shin splints are easily treatable and we have many options at our office.
  • Bone Spur Symptoms and Treatment Bone spurs are painful, yet common foot problems that usually occur in the heel and near the toes. Spurs are growths of bone that protrude the foot and are easily irritated.
  • Athletic Foot Care Tips Many athletes experience some sort of foot pain or foot problems such as heel pain, sprained ankles, shin splints and more. Proper shoes/shoe size and education are easy ways to prevent the most common athletic foot problems.
  • Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Also called "stirrup" tendons because they help hold up the arch of the foot, the muscles are held in place by a band of tissue. Injury to these tendons can cause them to stretch or even tear. When this happens, they can dislocate.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction This tendon helps hold your arch up and provides support as you step off on your toes when walking. If you are having pain, call our office (732) 968-3833.
  • Exercising Foot and Ankle Injuries Aerobic exercises will impact your feet and ankles greatly. Wearing the proper shoes, using the proper mats and stretching will all help to prevent an injury.
  • Jogging and Running Foot Ankle Injuries Jogging and running are very common activities. You need to stretch you feet properly and get a very supportive shoe. Many beginners experience foot pain or problems.