We walk on our feet every day, and they’re a very important part of our bodies. Unfortunately, they often get ignored. But podiatrists are well equipped to handle any foot and or ankle issue that a patient may experience. Up to 75% of people in the United States will have a foot health problem at […]
Up to one-third of all American adults suffer from foot pain caused by bunion abnormalities. Bunions are often misinterpreted to be growths on the foot. However, this isn’t the case. Bunions are abnormalities of the bone at the base of the person’s big toe. A bunion is formed when the big toe routinely pushes against […]
Foot and ankle pain can interrupt your life, causing you to skip activities you once enjoyed. Often, this pain is tied to a more specific condition. Once you search “podiatrist near me” and find a qualified specialist to check your condition, you can then talk to them about treatments. Of the latest foot and ankle […]
Foot health is an essential aspect of living a healthy lifestyle. Whether you’re physically active or not, foot injuries can strike at any time and lead to serious health concerns if not properly handled. For the athletes, however, these foot injuries are much more common. For that reason, it’s important to know the ins and […]
New research on custom-made in-shoe orthoses shows that when foot shape and barefoot plantar pressures are supported, foot ulcers occur less frequently. As wound care podiatrists in Irvine, we know that this is welcome news for many diabetics who suffer from frequent foot wounds and are in search of finding better ways to prevent ulcers.The research, […]
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 stones, in an […]
Achilles Tendinitis is a condition of inflammation and irritation of the large tendon in the back of the foot. Achilles tendinitis is often a running injury or similar sports related injury that can develop from jumping, intense exercise, overuse, or similar activities that strain the tendon and calf muscles.
If you think you have an ankle sprain, you are not alone; annually, approximately one million individuals visit a physician about injury to the ankle. And ankle sprains are frequently the reason. The most common location of sprains is the foot. Sprains often occur when you force the joint out of its normal position, when […]