Surgeries, especially podiatric and orthopedic surgeries, are impossible without screws. A surgical screw is a long cylinder with spiral threads on its outer surface. Surgical screws, either themselves or in synchrony with other devices, are most commonly used to attach implants to bone, bone-to-bone fixation, or soft tissue fixation and anchorage. Some screws are meantRead More
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How to Prevent Ankle Injuries When Playing Sports
Ankle injuries are one of the most common types of injuries that can occur while playing sports. This is because the ankle is constantly moving and bearing weight while you are playing, which makes it susceptible to twisting or turning in an unnatural way. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, approximately 1 millionRead More
What Does a Podiatrist Do for Heel Pain?
Your feet, specifically your heels, take a lot of strain as you go about your day-to-day activities. Thus, heel pain can be an unfortunately common consequence. Heel pain isn’t something you should ignore. It’s vital to get checked by a podiatrist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Let us walk you through what podiatrists do toRead More
Got Foot And Ankle Issues? How a Podiatrist/Foot And Ankle Doctor Can Help
Do you have acute or chronic foot pain? Have calluses and corns impaired your comfort and mobility? Have you suffered repeated ankle sprains? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consult a podiatrist in northern New Jersey. Our foot and ankle specialist is trained to relieve your symptoms and keep youRead More
When to Consult a Podiatrist vs. a Pedorthist
Your feet and ankles support your entire body, so it’s not uncommon to get pains and aches in these areas. Degenerative diseases can also strike at the joints of your lower extremities, rendering you partially immobile. To help your feet and ankles regain their strength and mobility, you can turn to podiatrists and pedorthists. TheyRead More
How Does a Doctor Diagnose an Ankle Sprain?
An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments in the ankle. This type of injury occurs when the ligaments are stretched beyond their limit and tear, which usually happens when the ankle rolls or gets twisted or turned in an awkward way. Most ankle sprains respond well to R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, and elevation)Read More