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Facts About Fractures

Would you know how to identify a fracture? There are many types, but podiatrists take each one seriously. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group treat patients with varying levels of severity and pain. One of the biggest mistakes a patient can make is attempting to make a diagnosis at home. Here are…

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Preventing Plantar Warts

What is that dot or cluster of dots on the bottom of your foot? You may have a plantar wart, which can be painful when touched. The discomfort can be worse while standing or walking. Plantar warts get their name from the location of their discovery: the plantar aspect or the bottom of your foot.…

The Truth About Blisters

Have you had a blister on your foot? This fluid-filled pocket can be painful. Things can get messy if it becomes infected. There are many causes, but one of the top reasons is friction. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group are giving answers to the most commonly asked questions. Where can blisters…

diabetic foot ulcer

What is a Diabetic Foot Ulcer?

A foot ulcer is another way that diabetes can impact your feet. This complication is an open wound that can become infected without prompt attention. One common cause is neuropathy, which is nerve damage. Neuropathy can impact how someone detects pain or other sensations that keep them safe. Here are the facts on diabetic ulcers…

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…

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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…