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  • Don't Ignore Your Heel Pain
    Healing is one of the things that your body does best, however, sometimes it does need a little help. Ignoring pain in your heels may increase your risk of chronic Read more
  • Could Orthotics Help Me?
    If you would like some more information about custom orthotics, contact Family Foot & Ankle Care. You can call our Sparta, NJ, office at (973) 300-9151 today! Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Family Foot & Ankle Care Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a podiatrist in the Sparta, NJ area, we’re excited you are here. Read more
  • Heel Pain? Seek Expert Care from Your Podiatrist
    Heel pain is one of the leading problems that sends patients to visit their podiatrist, and it’s no wonder. The relentless ache in the bottom of your foot or the Read more
  • Diabetics and Special Foot Care
    What your podiatrist in Sparta wants you to know If you are a diabetic, you are not alone. In fact, according to the American Diabetes Association, over 29 million Americans are Read more
  • Say Goodbye to Embarrassing Toenail Fungus with New PinPointe FootLaser
    Characterized by thick, unsightly, discolored nails, fungus-infected toenails can be irritating, embarrassing and painful. For years, the only treatments available for toenail fungus were topical and oral medications or removal Read more
  • Morton's Neuroma: What is it and How to Stop the Pain
    A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that can develop in various parts of your body. In the foot, the most common occurring neuroma develops at the base of Read more
  • Find Relief From Your Heel Pain
    Heel pain can put quite the damper on your life. Find out how to end your pain once and for all. It’s amazing just how much heel pain can affect our Read more
  • Metatarsalgia
    Metatarsalgia denotes a common foot condition characterized by pain and inflammation of the joints and bones of the ball of the foot - the area just before the toes, also Read more
  • Easy Ways to Prevent and Treat an Ingrown Toenail
    Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, can be annoying and painful. This common condition occurs when the surrounding skin on one or both sides of the nail grows over the Read more
  • Hammertoes
    A hammertoe is one of the most common toe conditions, usually stemming from muscle imbalance in which the joints of the second, third, fourth or fifth toe are bent into Read more
  • How to Know You Have a Foot or Ankle Fracture
    Breaking a bone, no matter where its location on the body, is a traumatizing experience. However, telling the difference between an ankle or foot fracture and a sprain without x-rays Read more
  • Growing Pains
    If your child has ever complained of not being able to sleep at night due to leg pain, he or she may be experiencing what many people refer to as Read more
  • What Causes Hammertoes?
    Have you noticed that one of your toes is bent or curled? If so, then this abnormality might just be the result of a hammertoe. While a hammertoe can occur Read more
  • Foot Odor
    The feet have more sweat glands than any other part of the body, which means they have the ability to sweat profusely. With your feet encased in your shoes all Read more
  • Foot Care for Runners
    If you're a runner, it goes without saying that your feet take the brunt of the punishment. In fact, for runners the feet are more vulnerable to injury than any Read more