Professional Pedicure Tips

Be Aware When Choosing a Professional Pedicure A professional pedicure at a salon or spa is the perfect gift for your favorite Valentine … or just for you! But some salons may send you home with more than painted toenails. Certain nail services including pedicures have been linked to infections. Choose your nail salon carefully […]

Avoid Foot and Ankle Injury During Winter Sports

For many of us, winter brings a whole new set of sports and outdoor activities. Ice-skating, ice hockey, snowboarding and skiing activities are a great way to get some fresh air and have fun during these long snowy months. However, they are also very high speed and high impact sports contributing to many injuries of […]

Winter Foot Health Advice

The holidays are over, but here in New Jersey we are facing a few more months of winter. Whether you’re slogging through deep snow and sub-zero temperatures in the north, or contending with dampness, chill, and muddy conditions in the south, it’s important to take care of your feet all winter long. You’ll want them […]

Keep Your Feet Safe At The Gym In The New Year

In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. Foot and ankle surgeon, Taral Shah, offers tips for foot safety while at the gym.  Don’t let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions! Start new workouts gradually— Increase your stamina and the […]

A 2018 Resolution You Can Keep: Take Care of Your Feet

The holidays are all about traditions. Did you watch the Times Square crystal ball drop or maybe enjoy a local fireworks show? Or did you celebrate with a quiet evening at home with family and friends? Although we celebrate the New Year with many diverse traditions, there is one thing that most of us have […]

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 […]