“I suffered a football injury during practice and I was so afraid I was going to miss the big game. Dr. Galante helped me get back on my feet just in time for the championship. He’s very professional and has a great personality!” – Mike G.

Sports Medicine Podiatry Services

At Essex Union Podiatry, we understand that the demands of sports, their associated training and other high-impact activities can have an adverse effect on your feet, ankles, and corresponding parts. Our patients benefit from our team approach to care when it comes to sports-related injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle.

We specialize in sports medicine for people of all ages and activity levels, creating a customized treatment following your diagnosis to get you back in the game as quickly as possible. In addition, we also help design a prevention plan to educate you on how to avoid future injury and manage your pain going forward so that you can keep moving no matter what.

Conditions Treated

Essex Union Podiatry offers a variety of services for sport-related conditions, such as:

  • Fractures
  • Heel fissures
  • Sprains
  • Strains

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Foot Maintenance Tips

Here are some tips for maintaining your feet while participating in sports and other high-level activities:


FeetThoroughly wash and dry your feet at the end of each day.

SocksOnly wear high-quality cotton socks so skin can breathe and moisture isn’t trapped.

ShoeShoes should be durable, have the appropriate support and protect your feet properly.


Whether you’re a professional athlete or participate in sports as an extracurricular activity, the physicians at Essex Union Podiatry are trained to handle all aspects of your sports-related condition. For more information or to set up an appointment with one of our physicians, contact us today or fill out our contact form.