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Kendall Park Office

(732) 297-3002

Holmdel Office

(732) 739-3230

West Orange Office

(973) 731-1266

Kendall Park Office

(732) 297-3002

Holmdel Office

(732) 739-3230

West Orange Office

(973) 731-1266

Charcot Foot

Charcot Foot is a form of arthritis that often develops suddenly and without pain. Without any warning, the bones in the foot and/or ankle spontaneously fracture and fragment, often causing a severe deformity. The arch of the foot often collapses, and pressure areas develop on the bottom of the foot, leading to open sores or ulcers.

The average age of patients developing a Charcot Foot is 40 years. About one-third of patients develop a Charcot Foot in both feet and/or ankles.

Although nonsurgical treatments, such as elevation, icing, casts, and braces, can help alleviate pain and resolve open sores or ulcers, many of these deformities may require surgery to correct the fracture or remove bone fragments. This usually occurs in cases characterized by:

  • Chronic deformity with increased plantar pressures and risk of ulcers.
  • Chronic deformity with significant instability that cannot be corrected by braces.
  • Significant deformity that may include ulcers that do not heal or respond to therapy.

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Kendall Park Office

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Holmdel Office

Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm *(every other Saturday)*

Sunday:

Closed

West Orange Office

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

2:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed