Mow The Lawn, Not Your Feet

Power Mowers Pose Danger to Feet: Thousands of Foot Injuries Can be Prevented Each Year Lawn care season is back and South Jersey foot and ankle surgeon, Josh Miller, DPM, cautions homeowners to protect their feet and the feet of those around them when using rotary-blade lawnmowers. Each year, some 25,000 Americans sustain injuries from […]

Taking a Vacation? Make it Easy on Your Feet

Although rest and relaxation are the goals for most vacations, they usually involve a lot of walking and a lot of walking usually involves sore feet. “Walking is great exercise and one of the most reliable forms of transportation,” says Taral Shah, DPM, a foot and ankle surgeon with offices in Sewell, Glassboro, Cherry Hill, […]

Going Barefoot? Beware!

Tips for a safer barefoot summer Parents and families can prevent cuts, puncture wounds and other injuries from going barefoot by following some simple recommendations from our foot and ankle specialist. “Shoes are the best way to protect your family’s feet from injuries,” says Robert Warkala, DPM. “But if your summer just wouldn’t be the […]

Avoid Pain and Raise Your Game

Avoid some serious pain and raise your game by checking out the best shoes for several sports below. Basketball, Tennis, and Volleyball Common foot injuries: sprains, stress fractures, tendinitis The appropriate footwear should: Have a thick, stiff sole that provides support for impact. Have high ankle construction that supports the ankle during quick changes in […]

Common Running Injuries

As spring is coming into full effect, the thought of going for a run sounds more appealing, but you should beware of common running injuries. Plantar Fasciitis, an inflammation in the bottom of the foot, is perhaps the peskiest problem that plagues runners. The common characteristic of this condition is a sharp, tight, painful sensation […]