Blog Articles

Achillies Tendonitis

If you are an active athlete, chances are you’ve experienced Achilles tendonitis before.

Jan 20th, 2021
The difference between ankle sprains and strains

Rolling your ankle while engaged in physical activity is the most common way to cause an ankle sprain or strain. Though they may sound similar, they are actually different in which tissues they effect.

Jan 7th, 2021
Diabetic Foot Care

We at Mercer-Ocean Podiatry in New Jersey encourage our diabetic patients to regularly visit one of our experienced podiatrists in order to prevent any long term issues with their feet.

Jan 6th, 2021
Metatarsalgia

Do you feel a sharp pain in your foot when you stand on tiptoe? Chances are you have metatarsalgia, or in other words, the ball of your foot has become inflamed.

Dec 31st, 2020
Turf Toe

Learn more about turf toe and prevention here.

Dec 16th, 2020
Clipping Toenails

Clipping your toenails correctly is the key to avoiding an ingrown nail. But many people are misinformed about this basic aspect of footcare.

Dec 16th, 2020
Pediatric Flatfoot

Flatfoot is a condition that is seen in both adults and children, though it is referred to as “pediatric flatfoot” in children. When the arch of the foot begins to shrink and ultimately disappears, your child is experiencing pediatric flatfoot.

Dec 16th, 2020
Causes of Gout

Gout is a disease that patients can prevent through lifestyle changes, which is why we want our patients to understand what causes it.

Dec 16th, 2020
Tailor's Bunions

You’re probably familiar with bunions on the inward-facing side of the big toe. But did you know bunions can occur in other places, as well?

Dec 16th, 2020
Hallux Rigidus

When we walk, we push off the ground with the balls of our feet and rise onto our toes, making it crucial for the big toe joint to be flexible. If yours has been swelling, you should schedule an appointment with Mercer-Ocean Podiatry in northern New Jersey

Dec 16th, 2020