Podiatrist and Podiatric Surgeons Dr. Jyotsna Thapar and Dr. Pragnesh Patel of Ankle & Foot Specialist of N.J. offer their expert advice in helping you avoid Athlete's foot during spring and summer weather. They also discuss treatments options.
Whether you’re planning a day trip to sunbathe at Bayshore or have more exotic vacation plans closer to the Equator, you know how important it is to have the right items on you for the best experience.
An ingrown toenail can feel a bit like a traffic ticket. They’re both painful, odds are good you’ll probably get at least one of each in your life, but there’s never going to be a convenient time for dealing with either.
Heel pain is the type of problem that makes you want to stay in. Perhaps it’s the dread of your feet hitting the floor when you get up in the morning. Maybe you start your day at work and just know your heels will be aching and throbbing by the time you g
Treatment options available to us are always evolving, with research opening up new possibilities and more effective methods all the time. MicroVas therapy is one of the newcomers, as far as medical history is concerned.
Whether you have an Edison Eagle gearing up for the fall sports season, a future track star in the making, or simply a kid who just can’t stay in one spot for long, you know how important being active is to them.
Active kids are healthy kids! Whether your child is an Edison Eagle, is part of a summer league, or engages in their own sporting fun and goals, it’s great to support all the positive effects and lessons athletics can bring.
If you are suddenly experiencing pain in your foot or ankle, the culprit may be a case of tendonitis. Tendonitis occurs when the muscles in your foot or ankle, often the plantar fascia, are overused or stretched incorrectly during exercise.
Ever stepped out of bed with severe pain in the heel? Or your heels hurt for a little while when you first stand up and start walking? This type of heel pain is one of the most common foot ailments in the world. It can flare up at any time of day, from the
A Bunion is an enlargement of bone at the big toe joint and/or misalignment of the big toe joint causing the toe to change angles. As the deformity progresses, the big toe turns in towards the second toe and can either rest over or under the second toe.
Ankle sprains are common injuries that can lead to lifelong issues if not healed properly. Rehabilitation exercises are vital to the recovery process and are instrumental to prevent recurring and ongoing ankle problems.
Walking is a great form of easy exercise, whether it’s a leisurely stroll around the park or a fast-paced walk around a track. There are some steps and precautions you should take in order to get the most out of walking, without causing injury or strain.
Myles Garrett plays American football for the Cleveland Browns in the National Football League. He recently suffered a foot injury during minicamp which forced him to the sidelines toward the end of the practice session.
Diabetes is a metabolic diseases caused by high levels of sugar in the blood over a prolonged period of time. Symptoms include frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger. Dangers for foot problems exist especially when dealing with wounds.
Blood flow connects every nook and cranny in your body. Blood goes everywhere, constantly—and since it carries the nutrients and oxygen your tissues need to function and survive, it can have a dramatic effect on your whole body, including your lower limbs.
Gone are the days when gas station attendants run out to fill up your tank, check your oil, and wash your car windows for you, but attending to your car in this way used to be a normal part of the “service” at a service station.
You know that little hole in your sweater where you snagged it on a nail in the garage? You shouldn’t ignore it, because the yarn is starting to unravel and soon it will be a big hole and the sweater will be ruined.
Do you ever think about all the sensations you pick up through your feet? Vibrations might indicate an oncoming truck or train. Your muscles automatically correct your balance when your feet feel uneven ground beneath them.
Fall sports are well under way at area high schools and colleges, and with them comes the litany of injuries that often accompany the season: concussions, sprains, stress fractures, toenail damage—wait, toenails?