When Your Big Toe Joint Hurts

Our feet are extremely complex structures containing numerous bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. As the primary structure necessary for movement, the big toe takes the brunt of our daily activities. With that being said, are you feeling a constant throbbing pain in your big toe? Is it stiff? Pain in your big toe can be coming from deep inside the joint and at other times be the result of the nail... Read More

5 Reasons to See a Podiatrist

  Did you know that there is a doctor that can help you with chronic pain in your foot, ankle or knee? They are called Podiatrists. Podiatry is a branch of medicine that is devoted to the study, health, diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle and lower leg disorders. Sometimes at home treatments like heat, ice and rest can treat your pain but when it just isn’t doing the job, it may be time to visit a... Read More

Common Causes Of Dry, Cracked Heels

  It’s that time of the year, when everyone is sporting his or her new favorite sandals or flip-flops. It’s also the time that people start noticing how dry and cracked their heels are! Even though, we live in Southern California and can wear minimal footwear almost year round, for some reason, summer is when people want their feet to look and feel good!   Dry, cracked heels are a common affliction... 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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