Home Foot Care Services… Providing Podiatry housecalls throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Morris, Union, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Mercer, and Hunterdon Counties in New Jersey.

Diabetic Foot Care Tips

1. Take care of your diabetes. Work with your health care team to keep your blood sugar within a good range. Watch your diet and medication and follow your doctor’s instructions. 2. Wash your feet every day. Avoid hot water – wash your feet in warm water every...

Walking Correctly

Your heel swings from side to side as your foot moves. When the heel swings correctly, your foot can flatten and regain its arch as you walk. But if your heel swings too much, your foot may flatten more than it should. Over time, such excess movement may cause foot...

General Foot Care

Any Feet Wash your feet daily. Rinse off all soap and dry thoroughly, especially between toes. Trim nails straight across, and not too short. Don’t cut out or dig at corners. Do not trim, shave, or use over-the-counter medicines to dissolve corns or calluses...

What Are Warts

Definition Common warts are local growths in the skin that are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Although they are considered to be contagious, it is very common for just one family member to have them. In addition, they often affect just one part of the...

Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Definition Diabetic foot ulcer is one of the major complications of diabetes mellitus, and probably the major component of the diabetic foot. It occurs in 15% of all patients with diabetes and precedes 84% of all lower leg amputations. Major increase in mortality...

Bunions

Definition The term bunion (hallux valgus) is used to refer to the pathological bump on the side of the great toe joint – a deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the...

About Podiatry

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), is a physician qualified by their education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting...

Benefits of an Epsom Salt Foot Bath

Magnesium sulfate is a common pharmaceutical preparation of magnesium, commonly known as Epsom salts, used both externally and internally. Epsom salts are used as bath salts. The sulfate is supplied in a gel preparation for topical application in treating aches and...