Recent Blogs

How to Tell If You Have Flat Feet

Most people don't realize they have flat feet until they start experience lots of pain. Want to know how to tell if you have flat feet? Learn more here.

Sep 14th, 2019
How to Soothe Aching Feet At Home

If you often have to stand all day at work, you're going to want to read this. Click here to learn how to soothe aching feet at home and learn about foot pain.

Sep 9th, 2019
Looking for Pediatric Podiatrist in NJ?

Children are some of our favorite patients at Premier Podiatry. Our staff specializes in pediatric podiatry and successfully treats many foot and ankle conditions. Dr. Velimir Petkov sees children of all ages in our family-friendly Clifton podiatry office.

Sep 5th, 2019
Getting Relief for Plantar Fasciitis: Your Complete Guide

Moderate to severe heel pain is the number one complaint that brings patients to our Clifton, NJ podiatry office. Is your plantar fasciitis causing you great amounts of pain? If so, check out this guide to learn about pain relief for plantar fasciitis.

Aug 2nd, 2019
How Does Medicare Cover Treatment from your Podiatrist?

Seniors are sometimes overcome by agonizing foot conditions. Foot issues can hinder their capacity to perform everyday tasks and even limit their ability to get around their own homes. Seeing a podiatrist is the best option for treating foot issues.

Jul 7th, 2019
Your Podiatrist is One Text Away!

On average, people tend to send 5 times more texts than phone calls. One of the most preferred ways of direct communication is texting. This is why we have decided to offer this feature to all of Premier Podiatry's new and existing patients.

Jul 5th, 2019
How to Know When to See a Podiatrist

It is sometimes difficult to know what justifies a visit to the podiatrist. Find out when it is probably a good idea to schedule an appointment here.

Jul 3rd, 2019
Get Your Feet Ready for Summer

With the warm months and beach weather in New Jersey ahead of us, here are some essential tips from Clifton, NJ podiatrist Dr. Velimir Petkov to get your feet ready for summer.

Jun 28th, 2019
The Effects of Flat Feet in Children

Children with flat feet can exhibit symptoms of pain and experience restricted activity. Learn when it's important to seek out flat feet treatment.

Jun 1st, 2019
The Best Footwear to Smash a Marathon

Yes, it's that time of the year again — it's marathon season. Whether you're attempting to smash a world record, raise cash for a good cause, or just have fun, a good pair of shoes will help you run your best. Here are some tips when choosing footwear.

May 25th, 2019
Don't Let Flat Feet Lower Your Quality of Life

The term "flat feet" may sound amusing, but there's actually nothing funny about this chronic condition, also known as pes planus. Collapsed arches in one or both feet can cause foot strain, pain, and a variety of related musculoskeletal problems.

May 20th, 2019
Foot Care and Women Over 50

Self-care has continuously been a topic that the healthcare industry promotes and for good reasons. With proper self-care, you can cope with life's challenges and ensure your body functions properly. Find out 5 easy ways to get your foot care back on track

May 9th, 2019
Are Your Favorite Shoes Putting You at Risk for Bunions?

Bunions are a painful and unsightly foot problem that can make it difficult to walk, exercise, and even wear your favorite pair of shoes. Although factors like heredity and foot type can increase the likelihood of getting bunions, anyone can develop one.

Apr 21st, 2019
What Can You Do About Gout?

Gout: It's Not Just a Rich Person's Disease. When you think of gout, do you picture some obese, elderly millionaire with his foot propped up on a pillow, wishing he had indulged himself a bit less?

Apr 15th, 2019
Busy Feet, Busy Life - Foot Doctor Office Open on Saturday

With all the things we do that keep us busy during the week, it is important to commit to our overall health and regular foot care. Making the time to see your podiatrist on a Saturday can help take care of the feet that carry you the rest of the week.

Mar 30th, 2019
Fighting Back Against Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

What's wrong with your foot? That burning pain in your ankle that kept you awake last night has turned into an odd numbness and/or tingling along the bottom of the foot, making you wonder what in the world is going on down there.

Mar 27th, 2019
Do You Know Your Foot Type? (And Why You Should)

Most of us are guilty of buying sneakers and footwear based on style and personal taste rather than function and support. But no two pairs of feet are created equal, and investing in the right pair of shoes for your foot type is important.

Mar 12th, 2019
Save Time By Registering Prior To Your Exam

We are happy to announce that our podiatry office now offers electronic patient registration. You don't have to deal with clipboards and lengthy paperwork. Simply use our mobile-friendly pre-arrival intake forms - sent directly to you with a text message.

Jan 28th, 2019
Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis

Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis can be treated in several different ways. Your podiatrist will be able to recommend the best course of action to fit your needs and lifestyle after examining you.

Jan 20th, 2019
Heel Pain Causes

One of the most common types of pain that persecutes the body is heel pain. All day our leg muscles keep putting pressure on our feet, which ultimately leads to heel pain. Find out more about Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis.

Jan 12th, 2019
Plantar Fasciitis Explained

For millions of people around the world the simple act of walking sends needles of pain up their shin and calf muscles. Pain inflicted by Plantar Fasciitis can be particularly persistent and unpleasant to deal with.

Dec 17th, 2018
How To Choose The Best Running Shoes

Few things are as important to a runner as shoes. You can do without a lot of things despite the large number of items offered by the world of running in terms of clothing, accessories and devices. But your footwear is paramount.

Dec 6th, 2018