Archive for "July, 2017"

Start Running Off on the Right Foot

Running is a fantastic activity for not just benefiting your body, but your mental and emotional well-being, too. Of course, we’ll be honest here and note that not everyone is going to love it, but some who give it a try end up pleasantly surprised. We’re sure you can find such stories among the South […]

Children Need Foot Care Too

There are plenty of places for little feet to roam around the Irvine region. From Knott’s Berry Farm to the Orange County Zoo, there’s plenty to walk about and see. We take children’s foot care seriously at California Foot and Ankle Institute. We don’t have to tell you that your children grow fast, and quickly developing feet […]

Tips for Spring Training

What is it about the word “spring” that inspires activity? Some of us might have taken a break from our workout routines over the holiday season and been in a sort of “hibernation” period since, but now that we’ve sprung forward and the vernal equinox has passed, more of us want to get up and […]

A Podiatrist’s Areas of Expertise

If you ask most people, “What does a podiatrist do?”, the answers will usually be pretty straightforward: “They’re foot doctors.” “They treat problems with the feet and ankles.” These are absolutely correct, of course, but it doesn’t always capture the full scope of what a podiatrist is trained and educated to handle.The ailments that seem […]

Include Shoes in Your Spring Cleaning

Spring might be the time of year when young fancies lightly turn to thoughts of love, but other fancies heavily turn toward thoughts of ditching junk and getting their houses in order. Spring cleaning is a tradition of renewal for some, but it’s surprising how often shoes are merely left in a “throw or keep” […]

Choosing the Right Pair of Running Shoes

If you’re starting out running, it helps to set a goal race to keep you motivated. The Orange County Missions Race April 23rd in Laguna Hills could be a good 5K to attempt, and then you can set your sights on improving for a race several months down the road. Either way, you’ll want the […]

ESF MACHINE IN USE

EPAT

Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Technology Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Technology with OssaTron is a high energy shock wave system with low energy intensity, that provides a non-surgical alternative for patients diagnosed with chronic proximal plantar fasciopathy (severe heel pain), usually referred to as fasciitis.  Using a unique process known as Orthotripsy, the OssaTron emits shock waves, similar to those used to treat kidney […]

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails You Do Not Have to Live With Ingrown Toenails An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of that toe. It may result in pain, redness, swelling, and in some cases an infection of the toe or foot. You […]

Laser nail Surgery Before and after

Laser Treatment for Fungal Toenails: Case Study

Laser Treatment for Fungal Toenails: Case Study Case Study: Onychomycosis A 72 year old male patient presents with a fungus infection of the toes (Fig.1) After securing the diagnosis of onychomycosis with a positive culture a Fotona Nd:YAG laser was used to eliminate the fungus. First the infected nails were filed down in order to […]