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 […]

Can Running Cause Stress Fractures?

Common Runners’ Injury: Stress Fractures of the Foot Repetitive impact on feet can increase risk of damage Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to South Jersey foot and ankle surgeon Robert Warkala, DPM. The growing popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase […]

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 […]

Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster

Both long-distance runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control foot problems common in runners, according to the doctors at Cornerstone Foot & Ankle. “The human foot is a biological masterpiece that amazingly endures the stresses of daily activity,” says Dr. Robert Warkala. […]

Winter Foot Health Advice

The holidays are over, but most regions of the country face 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 to […]

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 […]

The Four Signs of Injury

EVERYONE LIKES TO STAY ACTIVE. WHETHER IT’S TAKING A QUICK 20-MINUTE WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD OR RUNNING A 5K, MORE PEOPLE ARE GETTING OUTSIDE AND KEEPING HEALTHY. UNFORTUNATELY, MANY SUFFER FROM OVERUSE AND OTHER INJURIES WHEN TRYING TO STAY ACTIVE. “These days, Americans have a variety of exercise options to stay healthy, whether it’s walking, […]

The Common Causes of Heel Pain

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HEEL SPURS:  What is it?  A bony growth on the underside of the heel bone. What causes it?  Heel spurs result from strain on the muscles and ligaments of the foot, by stretching of the long band of tissue that connects the heel and the ball of the foot, and by repeated tearing away of the lining […]