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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

High Heeled Winter Boots Dangerous On Ice And Snow

This winter’s fashionable high-heeled boots put women at risk for slips, falls, and injuries on ice and snow, warns  foot and ankle surgeon Taral Shah, DPM. These popular boots typically feature tall, spiked heels and narrow, pointed toes. “Wearing high-heels makes you more unstable when walking or standing on dry surfaces, let alone slippery ones […]

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 […]

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 […]