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Figuring Out Your Feet — and Your Thyroid

Have you ever wondered what your thyroid has to do with swollen feet or ankles? Consider the weight gain you may have experienced without warning. If you’ve noticed these changes, have you thought about how a small, hormone-producing gland could be playing a role? We never recommend guessing, but it’s a great start to learn…

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Winter Worries

Are you a winter sports fan, or is your family planning the next big ski trip? There are a few surprises that can come along with the joy of winter. Think about the beautiful, fresh snow. There are also freezing temperatures. Before you hit the slopes or step outside for a day of play, we’re…

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals and Your Feet

It’s that time of year when we’re all planning for the next one. What will we do differently? Are there lessons we’ve learned? One of the most discouraging things for most people is not meeting their goals – or quitting by the end of January. Perhaps we should look at the goal thing differently. We’re…

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Prevent Holiday Ouches

We’re wrapping up the year, but don’t forget that accidents can still happen during this holly, jolly season. From stepping on broken ornaments to bumping into a corner, ’tis the season for accidents. There are ways to prevent them, though. Don’t worry – we’ve got some suggestions. If you ask the doctors at the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians…

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Foot Care Gifts for the Holidays

Guess what? There is still time to surprise your friends and family with a special gift. Whether you choose a new pair of diabetic socks for a loved one or an at-home pedicure set, it’s the thought that counts. During the holiday season, we can sometimes forget to show our feet some extra love. They,…

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Moving Again After an Injury

Moving Again After an Injury Do you know the average recovery time for common sports injuries? In a recent article, the author highlights 10 common sports injuries. We also learn more about the average recovery time. As podiatrists, we’re focusing on two injuries: high ankle sprain and torn Achilles tendon. We know how an injury can…