The Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Feet!

Are you having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone? Why not give the gift of foot health with these suggestions that will pamper those tired tootsies: Foot care travel kit. Gather some travel–sized foot care items and tuck them into an attractive zippered pouch. Be sure to include a rich foot cream, […]

Why Does My Heel Hurt?

One of the most common questions we are asked by our patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?” While there can be many reasons for heel pain, we as foot and ankle surgeons categorize heel pain into four major causes: plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, bursitis and nerve pain. Diagnosing the specific issue depends on the […]

Practical, Protective Foot Health Steps for People With Diabetes

Healthy feet are essential for overall good health, no matter your age, fitness level, or physical challenges. For people with diabetes, however, taking care of their feet is especially vital. More than 60 percent of all non-traumatic lower-limb amputations worldwide are related to complications from the disease, according to the American Diabetes Association. “The leading […]

Simple Steps That Help People With Diabetes Keep Their Feet Healthy

A diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but a simple attitude adjustment can make a world of difference in how well you fare while living with the disease. When people with diabetes take proactive steps to monitor key health indicators, experts agree that it’s possible to prevent some of the most severe risks of diabetes, including […]

Autumn: Bunion Season

Autumn is a painful time of year for many South Jersey women. As they transition from open-toed sandals to closed-in boots and shoes, foot and ankle surgeon Julaine Miller, DPM, says she notices more women seeking relief for painful bunions. Dr. Miller has offices in Sewell, Mount Holly, Cherry Hill, Marlton, Woodbury, and Glassboro. She says this trend plays out in the examining rooms of […]

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 […]