Posted on Sep 10, 2015

The doctors at Family Foot & Ankle Specialists are trained and experienced to handle all sports related injuries. Our doctors have treated athletes ranging from elementary school all the way to college. Our office treated foot and ankle injuries ranging from aches and pains to more serious injuries. The best way to treat a problem is to prevent it from happening at all. In order to keep your feet an ankles safe, athletes should see a podiatrist regularly.

In order to prevent serious injuries from occurring, your doctor may recommend orthotics to keep your feet and ankles stabilized and supports. In addition, athletes should have their gait (the way they walk or run) evaluated, as well. Additionally, any biomechanical problems should be treated so they do not cause an injury in the game.

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If you do experience an injury, our doctors are on call 24/7. Instead of wasting time at the emergency room and being seen by a doctor who doesn't specialize in sports medicine, you can call our office and be treated immediately. Our doctors will meet you in the office anytime and treat you with state of the art equipment. Our office has digital X-Rays, casting supplies, Ultrasound machines and much more to help diagnose the problem early and get you started on a recovery plan. In addition, our doctors believe in using conservative (non surgical) treatments as much as possible so your down time is far less than surgical recovery.

With any injury, you should be seen immediately in order to prevent further problems and pain. The earlier you treat a problem, the faster your recovery. If you have a foot or ankle injury, call our office and make an appointment immediately. Our offices are conveniently located right off 287 near Dunellen, Edions and South Plainfield, NJ. If you are an athlete and want to keep your game strong all season, have our doctors check your feet and ankles to prevent any problems,. 

Peter Wishnie, D.P.M.
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