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corns

Class Is in Session: Corns 101

Is it starting to feel like another day – another new corn? The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group know this can be a frustrating problem for patients. There are simple treatments for corns, but it’s important to understand what’s causing them to form on your feet. Here are the facts about corns, what you…

athlete's foot

What is Athlete’s Foot?

Burning, scaling, itchiness, and dryness on your feet may signal more than dry skin. There’s a common foot condition caused by a fungus that loves to lurk in moist, dark places. If you’re thinking of athlete’s foot, you are correct. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group can quickly diagnose this bothersome condition. They also…

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Pediatric Foot Conditions

Children can have foot pain – just like adults. No matter the age, one thing is true: foot pain is a reason to visit the podiatrist. As our younger patients develop and grow, there are common conditions that could occur. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group help to ease parents’ minds with early treatment…

Achilles tendonitis

Treating Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the longest in the human body, it is the thickest, and it connects the calf muscles at the back of your lower leg to your heel bone. The connection is the reason you’re able to extend your foot and point your toes to the floor. This powerful tendon is susceptible to…

diabetes and neuropathy

Diabetes and Neuropathy

If you have diabetes, there’s an increased risk that you may also have a condition known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is a form of nerve damage. The cause? A high blood sugar level is the most common culprit. For most patients, nerve damage occurs in their legs and feet. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians…

hammertoe

What is a Hammertoe?

You may have heard about a hammertoe, but would you be able to recognize one? Here’s a hint: one of your toe joints (second, third, or fourth) is bent in an unnatural way. The result can be extra pressure on your toes and pain as you walk. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group help…