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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…

ingrown toenail

Tips to Prevent Ingrown Toenails

Have you ever had an ingrown toenail? This condition occurs when the edge of your toenail begins to grow into the surrounding skin around the nail. If left untreated, it can become infected and painful. The doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group treat both young and old patients with this common condition. Treatment is simple,…

ankle sprain

Do You Have an Ankle Sprain?

Do You Have an Ankle Sprain? Ankle sprains are a common condition, and the doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians & Surgeons Group are here to answer the most frequently asked questions. They are also here to help with prevention. What is an ankle sprain?  If you’ve rolled, twisted, or turned your ankle, you may have experienced an…