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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  • Ingrown Toenails | New Jersey Podiatrist Ingrown toenails can be very uncomfortable and very painful and is when the nail curves into the skin and causes skin to become red and swollen.
  • Plantar Fasciitis | New Jersey Podiatrist Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of a strong band of tissue that stretches from your heel bone to the bones of your forefoot.
  • Stretching Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis Stretching is one of the best treatments for plantar fasciitis. It may help to try to keep weight off your foot until the initial inflammation goes away.
  • Tips to Prevent Fungus Problems Nail fungus can be a difficult condition to help and if these tips to prevent fungus problems are unsuccessful Cornerstone Foot and Ankle is here for you!
  • Hallux Limitus Hallux limitus, an arthritic condition of the hallux, or big toe, involves stiffness in the joint at the base of the big toe. Abnormal alignment of the first metatarsal bone is usually the cause of the condition that restricts motion. Injury, overuse, and genetics are other reasons for the development of hallux limitus. Symptoms include …
  • Plantar Fibromas Plantar fibromas occur when benign tumors develop deep inside the plantar fascia, the dense fibrous ligaments that run along the bottom of the foot. The lumps or growths forming along the foot’s arch result in pain that is often felt in various areas of the foot. Plantar fibromas can lead to a multitude of other …
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction The posterior tibial tendon is an important leg tendon that attaches the calf muscle to the inside foot bones, keeping the arch in its position and providing support when walking. The tendon commonly becomes torn or inflamed due to overuse, high-impact sports, and falls, which can result in flatfoot, instability, and decreased arch support over …
  • Hammer Toe |New Jersey Podiatrist A hammer toe is a contracture, or bending, of the toe at the first joint of the digit, called the proximal interphalangeal joint.
  • Bunions | New Jersey Podiatrist If you’ve noticed a bump on the outside of your foot, you may have developed a bunion, an abnormal, bony bump that forms at the base of your big toe.
  • Neuroma Neuromas are benign growths of nerve tissue, or nerve tumors, that form when the nerves are irritated by surrounding tissue rubbing against them. Improper footwear that creates pressure on the foot, as well as foot structure abnormalities and injury to the nerves can cause or worsen neuromas. Symptoms of a neuroma include intense pain, swelling, …