If you have a question about a foot or ankle problem, it is likely that someone else has the same question. Use this page to browse Frequently Asked Questions so you can better understand common foot and ankle ailments. If your questions remain unanswered, feel free to call our Princeton office at (908) 687-5757 or our Roselle Park office at (609) 924-8333 to schedule an appointment and get all of your questions answered.


  • When is bunion surgery necessary?
  • Can kids get bunions?


  • What should I look for in diabetic self-exam?
  • How can I manage my neuropathy at home?
  • What are the benefits of diabetic socks and shoes?
  • Why is my wound not healing?
  • How are diabetic wounds treated?

Fungal Infections

  • How can I treat my yellow toenails?
  • What are they symptoms of toenail fungus?
  • How do I know if I have athlete’s foot?


  • How are hammertoes treated?

Heel Pain

  • Why does my heel hurt in the morning?
  • Why is my child complaining of heel pain?
  • Are there stretches to help with heel pain?

Ingrown Toenails

  • How can I prevent ingrown toenails?
  • How should I be trimming my toenails?


  • What’s the difference between custom and over-the-counter orthotics?


  • How should my child’s shoes fit?


  • How can I strengthen my ankle after a sprain?