When Your Sole Hurts

  What carries you from here to there everyday and contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons? Feet. We often don’t think too much about our feet until they cause us pain. With winter coming to an end and summer quickly approaching, the winter boots turn into summer sandals and that raises red flags to potentially sore feet. Pain in the sole of your foot can often be extremely... Read More

Lingering Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains occur when a twist in the ankle joint happens. If swelling and extreme pain occurs after the twist then a sprain to the ankle has most likely occurred. Even though ankle sprains are common, they are not always minor injuries. If your ankle does not heal appropriately it can produce Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain which is a recurring or chronic pain in the ankle. Let’s take a look at some of the... Read More

Sever’s Disease – Heel Pain From Overuse Takes...

Sever’s Disease – Nature’s way of telling often over-scheduled, over-committed active youngsters to slow down and take it easy…or easier, anyway.   According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 30 million children and adolescents participate in youth sports in the United States. Unfortunately, each year more than 3.5 million kids under age 14 receive medical treatment for sports... Read More

Podiatrists For Orthotics: The Smart Choice

I recently ran into an acquaintance of my wife at Europa coffee house in Westlake Village, CA. As we did the standard “hello, how are you? How’s the family” exchange, She suddenly said, “Oh I totally forgot you were a foot doctor! I should’ve called you last week because I needed a new pair of orthotics and I didn’t know who to call!” Turns out she asked her chiropractor who made her a pair. She went... Read More