Our library articles cover a variety of foot and ankle conditions and what treatments may be available to you when you are suffering. Read these articles to learn more about what you can do at home to alleviate pain and when you should make an appointment with a podiatrist.

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  • Arthroscopy Arthroscopy, or arthroscopic surgery, can be used to diagnose and/ or treat ankle and foot problems using a less invasive procedure.
  • Arthritis Surgery Arthritis can cause joint deformities in the foot and ankle. Severe deformities can require surgery. One cause of arthritis in the foot is Charcot foot.
  • Ankle Surgery There are many reasons for ankle surgery, such as injuries, congenital defects, and degenerative diseases that lead to ankle deformities.
  • Achilles Surgery To repair a torn Achilles tendon, surgery may be necessary after the initial swelling is reduced, about a week after the tear occurs.
  • Children's Foot Care Proper foot care is important for children of all ages, as foot problems that crop up later in life often stem from childhood issues.
  • Blisters | New Jersey Podiatrist Blisters are fluid-filled bubbles that form on the skin of the foot or other parts of the body. On the foot, they commonly occur on the heel and toes.
  • Shin Splints | New Jersey Podiatrist If you have experienced that throbbing pain in your shins after your daily jog, then you know that annoying pain caused by shin splints.
  • Running and Jogging | NJ Podiatrist Proper conditioning, stretching, exercise, and footwear are important to avoid foot injuries during running or jogging outdoors or indoors.
  • Basketball Basketball requires a lot of sprinting up and down the court, as well as sudden jumping, side-to-side movement, twisting, and turning. It is also played on a hardwood surface. In light of this, basketball is one of the toughest sports on the feet and ankles.
  • Heel Spurs Spurs are outgrowths of bone. In the feet, they most commonly occur in the heel. The spurs usually develop in areas subjected to constant pressure. Bone spurs can become problematic when pain and other foot problems crop up.