Blog Posts

Should You Call the Podiatrist?

At Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care, we often see patients who have waited longer than they should to come in to have a foot issue evaluated.

Jun 5th, 2019
10 Simple Ways to Build Stronger Bones

May is National Osteoporosis Month and at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care we want our patients to be educated about this disease which causes weakened bones and an increased risk of fractures.

May 22nd, 2019
Get the Facts about Arthritis

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, and with 33 joints in each of your feet, we at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care think this is a good time to learn more about this condition, which can have a devastating effect on your podiatric health.

May 1st, 2019
Why Athlete’s Foot Now?

Many people associate athlete’s foot with summer days when going barefoot is the norm. But fall also presents many scenarios where fungal infections can easily develop.

Oct 30th, 2019
Gruesome Symptoms and What They Mean

We know that at this time of year there are lots of horror movies on television, but the last thing patients want to see are scary symptoms in their feet and toes. If you notice an alarming symptom, don’t panic.

Oct 16th, 2019
What’s a Lisfranc Injury?

The Lisfranc joint is located where the metatarsal bones (the long bones that go to your toes) and the bones in your arch (known as tarsal bones) meet and connect. A strong band of tissue that joins two of these bones is called the Lisfranc ligament.

Oct 9th, 2019
Foot Health 101

Being proactive about the health of your feet can help minimize your risk for many common foot conditions.

Sep 25th, 2019
Protect Feet on Hikes

Whether it’s your first time on the trails, or you’ve hiked many miles, a few precautions can help ensure a hike that’s fun and pain-free.

Sep 18th, 2019
Checklist for Reducing Fall Risk

There are many ways to lower your fall risk. Below is a checklist for senior patients. Use it to ensure that you are doing everything you can to make sure you prevent falls.

Sep 11th, 2019
7 Back to School Shoe Shopping Tips

At Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care, we want to make the tasks on your to-do list a little easier. Below are 7 tips for buying new school shoes for your child.

Aug 22nd, 2019
Quit These Bad Foot Health Habits Today

Just like there are steps you can take to increase overall health and wellness, there are things that you can do to improve the health of your feet, ankles, and lower legs.

Aug 13th, 2019
Psoriasis and Your Feet

Although most commonly recognized by a skin rash, the symptoms of psoriasis can go below the surface affecting the affect joints as well.

Aug 7th, 2019
5 Items to Pack for Your Feet

A little advance planning and a few extra items in your suitcase can help you avoid the most common foot problems while on vacation.

Jul 24th, 2019
Getting Relief from “Pump Bump”

Do you suffer from pain from a bony enlargement at the back of your heel? You may have a condition called Haglund’s deformity, but more commonly known as “pump bump.”

Jul 11th, 2019
Basic Foot Care for Men

In June, however, we celebrate Men’s Health Month and would like to take this opportunity to focus on some health issues that are particularly common among our male patients.

Jul 11th, 2019
DIY Pedicure

As the temperatures finally begin to rise in our part of New Jersey, we at Affiliated Foot & Ankle Care know that many of our patients can’t wait to get out their open-toed shoes and summer sandals.

May 15th, 2019