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Welcome to the Team, Dr. Mauriello!

Pequest Foot & Ankle Specialists is thrilled to announce our newest team member, Dr. Gerald Mauriello, a Chief of Surgery who comes to us from New York! Dr. Mauriello loves this area and has been waiting for the perfect opportunity to relocate and care for the...

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Strategies for Sidelining Sport Injuries

Whether you’re on a recreational team, a part of regular pickup games, or even just like to play catch with your kids, participating in sports always comes with a possible risk of injury. However, just as you have a game plan when it comes to your activities, there...

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Keeping Young Athletes Injury-Free

If we could wrap them in bubble wrap, we would! Protecting our children is always a top priority as parents, which is why it’s so hard to sit on the sidelines during a game and do anything else but worry! Watching kids play sports can make you feel excited...

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Helpful Hints for Children’s Heel Pain

As spring sports transition into summer activities, kids everywhere are jumping from one thing to the next, running around like crazy -- which means parents are too! It’s an action-packed, busy time of year. School will be out before you know it, but in the midst of...

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Bunions on Kids’ Big Toes

It’s true – kids can get bunions, too! How you ask? Other than occasionally playing dress-up, it’s not like they’re clomping around in high heels, after all. Well, despite popular belief, older women who have a soft spot for stilettos aren’t the only ones who get...

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Orthotics Are Not Just for Grownups

If you’re planning a date night, you no doubt got a sitter for the kids. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a date if you spend the whole time chasing your children around! Some things are simply for grownups only, but guess what? Contrary to common belief, when it...

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Get the Facts about Kids’ Flat Feet

As parents, we are always worried about our children. Are they dressed warm enough? Did they get enough to eat? Are they looking both ways when they cross the street? It’s no surprise, then, that flat feet in children is on the list of concerns as well. Parents tend...

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Getting Rid of Ugly Toenails

Even though this winter has been unseasonably warm, many people here in Belvidere are still looking forward to the official start of summer. Given that summer is the time to wear sandals and open-toed shoes, and spend time walking barefoot on the beach, there are...

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What To Do Before and After Surgery

At Pequest Foot & Ankle Specialists, we always have the goal to treat the condition affection your foot or ankle with conservative (nonsurgical) care. The good news is that we are often able to provide the relief you need without needing to use surgery. Sometimes,...

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7 Home Care Tips for Diabetic Feet

There are a couple of pillars for successfully managing diabetes. You will need to use a combination of professional guidance, medication, exercise, and dietary choices to prevent complications and stay as safe as possible. Something else you cannot neglect with this...

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Dear Patient,

Great news! The practice, Dr. Amannda Richline P.C., is thrilled to announce Dr. Gerald Mauriello, a Chief of Surgery, will be available to see patients September 18! After waiting for the perfect opportunity to relocate from New York to this area which he loves, Dr. Mauriello is delighted to join the same caring staff patients have come to love. It couldn’t be more of a perfect fit! Patients can expect the same attention to detail and personal care that they know, love, and appreciate.



In celebration, we will be having an open house with refreshments, Sept. 18.

 The practice is happy to also announce that in September we will be offering holistic treatment options by Root and Branch Natural Medicine under the direction of Jennifer Hicks, LAc, a board-certified acupuncturist, and herbalist.



Call (908) 475-8750 to find out more.



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