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Foot Doctor in Sparta, NJ

If you are looking for a podiatrist in Sparta, NJ, we welcome you to our practice.

One of the goals of our Web site is to provide you an extension of care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about podiatry, orthotics , foot and ankle ailments, treatments available, exercising and shoes. There is an overview of our practice including our doctor and staff, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information. At Family Foot & Ankle Care we treat a range of foot ailments including heel pain , bunions , athletic injuries/ trauma, diabetic foot care, ingrown toenails, neuromas, fractures, warts, fungal toenails among other ailments while offering state of the art care with shockwave therapy for chronic heel pain and laser treatment for fungal toenails. Dr. Caswell offers 22 years of experience serving Sussex County residents including pediatric patients, the amateur athlete or weekend warrior, middle-aged patient, as well as the geriatric patient.

COMPREHENSIVE CARE AND TREATMENTS

We take pride in providing you a comfortable office experience. We offer medical and surgical treatment of all foot and ankle problems including, but not limited to: chronic heel pain syndrome, bunions, hammertoes, warts, calluses, flat feet, ankle/foot sprains or fractures, diabetic foot care/ulcer care, neuromas, tarsal tunnel syndrome, children's foot problems, and chronic tendonitis. We also offer functional orthotics for patient's requiring them which is performed with a digital scanner which is able to capture a digital three dimensional impression of the foot in order create a better custom orthotic to offer maximum support and comfort. Additionally, we offer a full line of Dr. Comfort diabetic shoes. Custom molded braces for drop foot deformity or severely arthritic ankles are also offered.

At Family Foot & Ankle Care we take a special interest in treating chronic heel pain or plantar fasciitis. We provide a number of conservative treatments for this condition including shockwave therapy (ESWT) for very chronic cases of heel pain which has yielded very promising results in alleviating chronic heel pain.

We hope this website offers you information about any foot or ankle problem you may be experiencing. Please call for an appointment for a thorough examination and detailed explanation of your particular ailment.

We look forward to the opportunity to help you on your way to walking pain-free and once again begin to enjoy the quality of life you are used to!!

After all, when your feet hurt you hurt all over!! Allow us to help lead you to a life free of foot and ankle pain!

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Meet Dr. Caswell

Podiatrist in Sparta, NJ

  • Dr
    Philip C. Caswell

    At Family Foot & Ankle Care, Dr. Philip Caswell maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry in order to provide all patients with the latest state of the art podiatric medical and surgical care.

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  • Warts

    Most foot warts are harmless, even though they may be painful. They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated. A wart, however, is caused by a viral infection which invades the skin through small or invisible ...

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  • Work Footwear

    Work shoes are available in many shapes and have unique features and materials designed for specific occupations and uses. Thick leather boots with steel toe boxes are designed to protect your feet. Boots with varying degrees of traction are also available.The American Podiatric Medical Association offers ...

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  • Your Feet at Work

    Productive workers depend on their ability to walk and move about safely, with ease and comfort. When your job requires you to stand on your feet for long periods, work in potentially hazardous areas or with potentially hazardous materials, you have some increased risk of foot injury. You can do a ...

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  • Women's Shoes

    The best shoe for women's feet is a walking shoe with laces (not a slip-on), a composition sole, and a relatively wider heel with a rigid and padded heel counter, no more than three-quarters of an inch in height. Some women inflict punishment on their feet from improper footwear that can bring about ...

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  • Walking and Your Feet

    About 67 million adults in this country have discovered that walking is one of the most fun, natural, and inexpensive ways of keeping your health—and your feet—in top shape. Walking can be enjoyed almost anywhere, any time, and year around. It's also a good way to get exercise, particularly for people ...

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  • Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon

    Xanthomas are cholesterol deposits that appear in the Achilles tendon. High cholesterol levels can cause the formation of these cholesterol deposits, which appear as small lumps. Aside from treating the underlying cholesterol problem, treatment for xanthomas may require taking a biopsy of the lesion ...

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  • X-Rays

    X-rays help determine whether a bone has been fractured or damaged by conditions such as an infection, arthritis, or other disease. Other reasons for conventional X-rays on your feet are to: Evaluate changes in the bones from infections, arthritis, or other bone disease. Assess whether a ...

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  • Venous Stasis

    Venous stasis is a loss of proper function in the leg veins that normally carry blood back toward the heart. This may occur following injury to the veins, which may lead to blood clots in the superficial veins (known as superficial phlebitis) or blood clots in the deep veins (known as deep venous thrombosis). ...

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  • Wear Patterns

    Examining old shoes before buying new ones can help you evaluate your wear patterns and buy new shoes with a better fit and style that compensates for the stresses you place on shoes. What are your shoes trying to tell you? Here is a translation of basic wear patterns: A bulge and wear to the side of ...

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  • Women Over 65

    Older women have more trouble with their feet than younger ones, often because fat pads on the bottom of the feet tend to deteriorate in the aging process. Many foot problems for older women can be alleviated simply by wearing properly fitted, well-constructed shoes that provide cushioning and have a ...

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Athletic patient: Dr. Caswell, thank you so much for all your help and advice to get me through my half marathon training with my foot problem. Your advice and therapy was excellent and helped me to enjoy the race pain free!"
    B.M.
  • "Pediatric patient: (mother of patient) My son is usually very anxious with doctors appointments. Dr. Caswell really put my son at ease and feel comfortable with a great bedside manner and a caring and concerned disposition."
    A.R.
  • "Surgical patient: Dr. Caswell explained everything about my procedure. He was so thorough in covering expectations for the procedure and post operative care I couldn't come up with one question that hadn't already been answered. It helped to alleviate my anxiety about the surgery and made me feel more at ease about my decision to have surgery. He is a talented surgeon with a great bedside manner making my experience a very positive one and definitely recommend him to anyone in need of foot surgery."
    P.S.
  • "Everyone here is absolutely wonderful."
    E.M.
  • "I have always had a pleasant experience with Dr. Caswell. He takes lots of time with me and answers my questions very patiently."
    D.S.
  • "Shockwave therapy patients: Where other podiatrists could not resolve my heel pain, Dr. Caswell was able to. He was very professional and the procedure was not painful and I was comfortable."
    M.K.
  • "I have to admit I was skeptical about this procedure. However, Dr. Caswell was thorough in explaining the theory behind the procedure and the success he has had with heel pain patients. I am now a total advocate of shockwave therapy. My heels are pain free! I'm ecstatic! I'm running and exercising again and finally got my feet back!"
    T.D.
  • "Laser treatment for fungal toenails patients: I had fungal toenails for years and I'm very happy with my clear toenails."
    Y.W.
  • "I had to use toenail polish over my yellow and brown toenails to hide them. It's nice to finally be able to wear sandals without worrying about my toenails anymore. Thank God for laser treatment."
    N.M.
  • "Diabetic patient: Dr. Caswell is a very dedicated podiatrist. He took care of me in the hospital visiting on a holiday and saved my foot when I had a bad foot infection. I could have lost my foot or leg and his treatment was able to prevent that from happening."
    J.D.
  • "Dr. Caswell is excellent in every way. His wonderful bedside manner and treatment of my medical problem makes me feel that I am in the best of care. His staff is very helpful - always greeting you with a smile and a kind word. On a scale of 1 to 10 they are 11."
    J.R.
  • "Athletic patient: Dr. Caswell, thank you so much for all your help and advice to get me through my half marathon training with my foot problem. Your advice and therapy was excellent and helped me to enjoy the race pain free!"
    B.M.
  • "Pediatric patient: (mother of patient) My son is usually very anxious with doctors appointments. Dr. Caswell really put my son at ease and feel comfortable with a great bedside manner and a caring and concerned disposition."
    A.R.
  • "Surgical patient: Dr. Caswell explained everything about my procedure. He was so thorough in covering expectations for the procedure and post operative care I couldn't come up with one question that hadn't already been answered. It helped to alleviate my anxiety about the surgery and made me feel more at ease about my decision to have surgery. He is a talented surgeon with a great bedside manner making my experience a very positive one and definitely recommend him to anyone in need of foot surgery."
    P.S.
  • "I have always had a pleasant experience with Dr. Caswell. He takes lots of time with me and answers my questions very patiently."
    D.S.
  • "Shockwave therapy patients: Where other podiatrists could not resolve my heel pain, Dr. Caswell was able to. He was very professional and the procedure was not painful and I was comfortable."
    M.K.

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Hours of Operation

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed