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When Surgery Becomes Certain

One of the great paradoxes when it comes to physical health is that you should exercise to stay healthy, but doing so puts you at risk for injury. Now, if you are weighing it out, the benefits of leading an active lifestyle easily outweigh injury risk! Exercising,...

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Is it Achilles Tendinitis or a Tear?

It seemed like a good idea at the time – joining a running group mid-season, or taking part in that pickup basketball game -- but now your Achilles won’t stop hurting, and you’re starting to worry. Is it tendinitis or a tear? It certainly can be confusing. Achilles...

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Achilles Tendon Troubles

Fall sports are underway and that means the injury reserve lists have begun! Unfortunately, with every sport there comes a risk of getting hurt, and one common site of a sports injuries is your Achilles tendon. Yes, even the toughest and strongest tendon in your body...

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Come Celebrate at our Open House Sept 18

Pequest Foot & Ankle Specialists is celebrating the arrival of our new doctor, and you’re invited to join us! Come put aside all confusion and concern and celebrate with us here at our open house Sept 18! Our first priority has always been to ensure you receive the...

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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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