Avoiding Footwear Fumbles When Exercising or Playing Sports

No one disputes that exercise provides a host of health benefits, from helping control weight to improving cardiovascular function. But exercising in the wrong footwear can cause more harm than good, especially because foot health is integral to overall well-being. “To get the most out of your workout or from playing a favorite sport, it’s […]

Power Shoes: Choosing the Right Footwear for Climbing the Corporate Ladder

Climbing the corporate ladder requires marketable skills, initiative, creativity, and … the right shoes? While the importance of proper footwear may seem obvious for professions that require standing or walking all day, such as waitressing, nursing, or cooking, poor shoe choices can also trip you up in an office setting. “At best, sore feet can […]

Be Smart About Back to School Shoe Fitting

With kids back in school after a summer of bare feet and sandals, parents are shopping for shoes for feet that seem to have grown longer in just a few months. To help busy parents with shoe choices, Cornerstone Foot & Ankle surgeons recommend some simple guidelines to prevent or minimize possible foot problems from […]

Foot of the Class

After wearing flip-flops all summer, students head back to school with painful feet The sounds of back to school season include the ringing of school bells and cash registers, the slamming of locker doors, the noisy ruckus of school hallways and cafeterias, and the moans and groans of students over tests, homework, relationships, and increasingly, […]

Don’t Get Cut Barefoot!

Cut Yourself Walking Barefoot? It Could Be More Serious Than you Realize Bare feet are universally associated with summer, but for those who enjoy walking barefoot, a local foot and ankle surgeon warns that inattention to seemingly minor puncture wounds on the soles of your feet can allow serious infections to develop and spread. “Going […]

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, […]

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 […]