Got Gout? I don’t think so.

Patients often come into our Thousand Oaks, CA office with pain in their foot and assume that it is gout.  Gout affects approximately 1% of the population so it is not very common.  It occurs more often in men >40 yrs of age, however, women can get gout after menopause.  The incidence of gout in a healthy premenopausal woman is very low.   The most frequent presentation is in the big toe joint which... 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

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