We all experience aches and pains from time to time—especially if we are active. If you regularly suffer from ankle or heel pain, follow our podiatrist’s blog to stay current on the treatments and products that can bring you relief and keep you walking, running, playing tennis, or whatever it is you love to do.

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  • Prevent an Ankle Sprain Before it Happens! If you twist, turn or roll your ankle, the ligaments that help hold your ankle bones together may become stretched or even torn resulting in an ankle sprain.
  • Wearing Flip-Flops Can Be Risky The lack of support in flip-flops can cause plantar fasciitis as well as other foot injuries. Learn why wearing flip flips may not be your best bet!
  • Listen – Your Feet Are Trying to Tell You Something! All too often, we ignore our foot pain and expect our feet to keep going and going ... just like the Energizer Bunny! But if our feet could talk and tell us what they really need, what do you think they would say?
  • Ouch My Heel Hurts! FAQ About Heel Pain Just about everyone experiences heel pain at least once. Heel pain may not signal a serious condition, but it certainly interferes with your normal activities like exercising and even walking. Here are some frequent questions that we are often asked in our practice about this very common ailment.
  • Common Foot Injuries Many minor injuries will heal on their own, and first aid treatment may be all that is needed to relieve your symptoms and promote healing. Learn about a few common foot injuries and when medical assistant is needed.
  • Why Do I Have Heel Pain? Find Out Here! One of the most common questions we are asked by our patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?” Find out why and what is causing your pain.
  • Chronic Ankle Pain | NJ Podiatrist Chronic ankle pain with no relief in sight? There are few instances where a sprain can linger and cause significant pain until the problem is addressed.
  • Foot & Ankle Sprains: 101 | NJ Podiatrist Every day in the US 25000 people sprain their ankle and 1 million people go to the emergency room for ankle sprains and injuries.
  • Don’t Ignore Flat Feet Flat feet may gradually worsen to the point that many of the tendons and ligaments in the foot and ankle are simply overworking.
  • Fallen Arches: Are They Real and How to Know If You Have Them? Foot and ankle surgeon Frank Oware, DPM, says fallen arches -- or flat feet-- are a legitimate medical condition affecting five percent of Americans.