Losing Weight Starts With Your Feet

Many of the estimated 70 million obese Americans are trapped in a life-threatening vicious cycle Obesity aggravates foot problems, like heel pain and flat feet; sore feet make it hard to exercise and lose weight; and without exercise, obesity worsens and exacerbates progression of diabetes, heart disease and other serious health threats. Today we urge obese adults to seek […]

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 […]

Winter Falls Can Cause Broken Ankles

  For many, winter is fall season and Icy conditions cause falls and broken ankles.  With the hectic pace of the holidays, serious injuries from ice-related falls inevitably occur. Dr. Frank Oware says falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures, and it’s critical to seek prompt treatment to prevent further damage […]

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 […]

Fix Feet For Weight Loss Success

Many of the estimated 70 million obese Americans are trapped in a life-threatening vicious cycle: Obesity aggravates foot problems, like heel pain and flat feet; sore feet make it hard to exercise and lose weight; and without exercise, obesity worsens and exacerbates progression of diabetes, heart disease and other serious health threats. Today we urge obese adults […]

Are Fallen Arches a Real Foot Problem?

Are fallen arches a real foot problem, or just a label for chronically sore feet? Foot and ankle surgeon Robert Warkala, DPM, says fallen arches, or flat feet, are a legitimate medical condition affecting five percent of Americans. “Flat feet can be present at birth, or develop over decades of walking, running and overall time spent […]

We Are Happy to Announce…

Cornerstone Foot and Ankle has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season as two more of our associate doctors are now certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. In addition Doctors Josh and Julaine Miller are now members of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Foot and ankle surgeons provide […]

Got Gout? Holiday Season Triggers Painful Toes

Got gout? If so, we have a recommendation for surviving the holidays: Watch what you eat and drink. Changes in diet, including overindulging in certain foods and beverages, can cause gout attacks this time of year, says Taral Shah, DPM. Dr. Shah is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) with offices […]

Children’s soccer linked to ingrown toenails

Snug cleats, repeated kicking can contribute to a painful problem Toes and feet can take a beating, especially from sports. Foot and ankle surgeon Frank Oware, DPM, says he treats many soccer-playing children for ingrown toenails. He blames improper toenail trimming, snug soccer cleats and repetitive kicking for creating this painful problem. “Many kids wear hand-me-down cleats […]

Women’s feet hurt more in Autumn

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 and Glassboro. She says this trend plays […]