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How Often You Should Wash Your Sheets During The Coronavirus PandemicHow Often You Should Wash Your Sheets During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Podiatrist Velimir Petkov points out that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not issued any specific advice regarding washing linens during the pandemic. Generally speaking, though, Petkov does suggest keeping laundry separate if you live with an essential worker and using the hottest water possible when washing bedding — or any laundry, for that matter.

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8 Reasons Your Ankles are Weirdly Swollen8 Reasons Your Ankles are Weirdly Swollen

Runners often complain of swelling in particular. “One of the drawbacks of long-distance running is that it tends to cause extra swelling in the lower extremities,” says podiatrist Velimir Petkov, DPM.

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Cracking your knuckles is harmless and won't cause arthritis — here's whyCracking your knuckles is harmless and won’t cause arthritis — here’s why

This article was medically reviewed by Velimir Petkov, DPM, a Podiatrist and board-certified wound specialist physician, practicing at Premier Podiatry.

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How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Further Ingrown ToenailsTop-rated Clifton NJ Podiatrist shares advice about how to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Further Ingrown Toenails

“Many people believe that ingrown toenails simply cause discomfort. But they can be the cause of infections. This is why I recommend that you don’t attempt to treat an ingrown toenail at home,” says Clifton-based podiatrist Velimir Petkov. “If you begin to experience these symptoms, you should schedule an appointment to see a podiatrist sooner than later. He or she will be able to treat the problem in their office using a local anesthetic,” Petkov says.

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Two-minute StretchesClifton NJ Podiatrist gives his advice on two-minute exercises

Dr. Petkov says that two-minute exercises will help to elevate your mood and regulate stress during the long, winter months.
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Nike Vaporfly 4% Flyknit

Top Clifton Podiatrist shares his opinion on Nike Vaporfly 4% Flyknit Running Shoes

Dr. Velimir Petkov was asked about Nike Vaporfly 4% Flyknit Running Shoes.
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Top Clifton NJ Podiatrist Comments on Avoiding Stress Fractures

Dr. Velimir Petkov’s advice on foot health was recently featured in a very interesting article on Eat This Not That called “50 Things Doctors Would Tell Their Own Mothers.”
Read what Dr. Petkov has to share about stress fractures and going to nail salons (tip #19 and 20) HERE

Clifton Podiatrist Shares Tips On Foot Care For Men

Dr. Velimir Petkov was asked to recommend foot care tips specifically with men in mind.

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Top NJ Foot Doctor Shares Questions To Ask Your Podiatrist

Dr. Petkov was asked what are some of the best questions that you can ask your podiatrist. “Taking care of your feet is one of the best things you can do for yourself,” says Dr. Petkov. Read his advice on taking care of your feet, exercise to stretch your foot muscles and the best shoes to wear during summer HERE

Clifton NJ Podiatrist Dr. Petkov Shares Valuable Advice With College Grads

Dr. Velimir Petkov was invited to share his advice with students who just graduated from college. As a leading North Jersey podiatrist, Dr. Petkov is a firm believer in continuously developing your skills, learning new things, and staying on top of any innovations related to your profession.

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Why Electronic Health Records Are Causing Burnout

Dr. Velimir Petkov Shares Feedback on Using Technology and Electronic Health Records in His Modern Clifton, NJ Podiatry Practice

Healthline is one of the fastest growing health information websites with more than 125 million visitors each month. At Premier Podiatry in Clifton, NJ, we love using technology to increase convenience for our patients. As a podiatrist with 10 years of experience, Dr. Velimir Petkov was asked to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using electronic health records. “EHR minimizes wait times and practically eliminates man-made errors”, Dr. Petkov comments. Check out the article to find out what else he has to share.

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Expert Tips for Staying Safe While Shoveling Snow

Podiatrist Dr. Velimir Petkov of Premier Podiatry in Clifton, NJ Shares Tips on Preventing Foot and Ankle Injuries

Snow shoveling injuries are extremely common in New Jersey during the winter. As a podiatrist, Dr. Velimir Petkov was asked to provide his input on safe practices alongside several other experts. See what Dr. Petkov recommends to stay safe and prevent foot and ankle injuries.

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Common Foot Problems Caused By Tight Shoes

Clifton NJ Podiatrist Discusses Why Tight Shoes Can Cause Health Issues

Wearing tight shoes has long been associated with causing a wide variety of foot health issues, such as bunions, hammertoes, corns and ingrown toenails. “It is very important to understand why these foot occur, and what can be done to address the underlying cause” Dr. Petkov shared in an article about these common foot problems.

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Working Out With Plantar Fasciitis

Expert Clifton Podiatrist Dr. Velimir Petkov Shares His Insight On Working Out With Plantar Fasciitis

Ask The Trainer is a great source of information where trainers and fitness enthusiasts can learn useful tips and get advice on workouts, health and wellness topics. Dr. Velimir Petkov was invited to share his expertise on heel pain with the readers. See what advice Dr. Velimir Petkov provides on working out with plantar fasciitis.

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4 Ways Running Apps Are Changing the Way Athletes Run

SmarterCX Explores Running Apps With Dr. Velimir Petkov

SmarterCX brings readers the latest news and cutting-edge technologies. Much like Premier Podiatry where our patients always come first, SmarterCX is designed with the customer experience in mind. Dr. Petkov was invited to share his expert insight on the newest running apps for athletes that help improve performance and prevent foot injuries.

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Remedies for Sore Feet for Clinicians 

Clifton, NJ Podiatrist Shares Tips For Foot Pain & Heel Pain Relief

MedTravelers seeks Dr. Velimir Petkov’s advice on remedies for sore feet tailored for clinicians.
MedTravelers is a website assisting healthcare professionals find desired positions nationwide. Clinicians are amongst the people working extended hours on their feet. That often results in having sore feet which are prone to blisters, corns, calluses and plantar fasciitis. Read Dr. Petkov’s exercise suggestions and advice on relieving foot pain.

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The Best Ways to Avoid Gross Skin Infections From Your Gym 

Health Digital Media Outlet Talks Foot Infections With Clifton, NJ Podiatrist

Greatist is a health and fitness digital media outlet promoting wellness and a better quality of life. Dr. Petkov was interviewed for an article on skin infections caught at the gym. Read his advice for fitness enthusiasts concerning Athlete’s Foot and plantar warts.

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Everything You Need To Know About Your Foot Health

Dr. Velimir Petkov Discusses Common Foot Health Problems

The Frisky is a site for female readers everywhere who are interested in a wide variety of topics including health and wellness. Dr.Petkov was invited to give his opinion on some of the most common foot health conditions, including fractures, sprains, neuromas, corns and bunions. He advises people with an ankle sprain to refrain from walking.

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Over 40? Here Are 40 Health Mistakes You’re Too Old to Make

As a Podiatrist, Dr. Petkov Shares Foot-related Mistakes That People Over 40 Make

BestLife provides readers with expert advice on a wide variety of topics, including wellness and health. As a podiatrist, Dr. Velimir Petkov was asked to contribute to their list of 40 mistakes that people over 40 tend to make. Read Dr. Petkov’s comments on proper foot care and prevention.

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7 Pieces Of Health Advice That Doctors Surprisingly Can’t Agree On

Leading Clifton, NJ Podiatrist and Founder of Premier Podiatry Dr. Velimir Petkov Shares His Views on Running Barefoot

Bustle is a premier online women’s magazine with over 50 million readers. Is walking, running or working out barefoot good for your feet? Find out what our podiatrist Dr. Velimir Petkov has to share on the subject.

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5 Strategies To Grow Your Private Practice, with Dr. Velimir Petkov

Dr. Petkov Shares His Vision About Premier Podiatry’s Office in Clifton, NJ

Dr. Velimir Petkov envisioned opening a modern, state-of-the-art, family-friendly podiatry practice in the heart of Clifton for a long time. At Premier Podiatry, we always strive to exceed our patients’ expectations by providing exceptional foot care and various ways of communication. Dr. Petkov was invited to provide his input on how to have a successful patient-centered practice. He was interviewed by Krish Chopra, editor of Healthcare Heroes and contributor for Authority Magazine.

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9 Medical Technologies Revolutionizing Healthcare

Clifton Podiatrist Discusses PRP Therapy

Our podiatrist Dr. Velimir Petkov was asked to discuss some of the conditions that can be treated through platelet-rich plasma therapy. According to Dr. Petkov, “In podiatry, PRP therapy is suitable for treating conditions such as foot and ankle Arthritis, joint pain, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, chronic inflammatory conditions and acute or chronic ligament injuries.

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Tips On Taking Care Of Your Feet

Clifton Podiatrist Dr. Velimir Petkov Shares Foot Care Tips

As some of you may know, April is National Foot Health Awareness month. This is the time to start paying more attention to your feet and their health. Dr. Petkov provides some simple but valuable foot care tips and what to look for when shoe-shopping.

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New Jersey Monthly Magazine – March 2019 Issue

How to choose the right hiking shoes

Clifton Foot Doctor Gives Advice On Choosing The Best Hiking Shoes

Dr. Velimir Petkov goes in detail on shopping for hiking shoes. If you love hiking, read his comments on what to look for in terms of arch support, shock absorption, custom orthotics and protection for your feet.

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Tips To Ensure You Have Healthy Feet

Leading Clifton NJ Podiatrist Shares His Input On Wearing Heels

High heels are hardly the most comfortable shoes out there. And yet, many of us love wearing them. See what advice Dr. Petkov provides for Beverly Hills Magazine’s editor on how to prevent high heels from destroying your feet.

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Sidestep The #1 Spring Foot Danger

Clifton NJ Podiatrist Comments On Shoes For Spring

Spring is here and many of us are upgrading our shoe closet by shopping for new sandals and flip flops. Check out Dr. Petkov’s advice on how to put your shoes to the “bendy” test.

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April, National Foot Health Awareness Month with Dr. Velimir Petkov

Dr. Petkov was invited to share expert tips on foot care with listeners on eHealth Radio’s network. Besides providing valuable advice, Dr. Petkov comments on who should be concerned with foot care and worrisome signs to look out for when it comes to your feet. He also discusses some of the advanced technologies available at Premier Podiatry’s office in Clifton, NJ.

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