Common Causes Of Foot Pain And Solutions

foot-surgeons-los-angeles-californiaThe American Podiatric Medical Association estimates that the average person will walk 25,000 miles in their lifetime.

Not surprisingly, that much time on your feet can lead to foot injuries.

To find out which foot injuries are the most common and what to do about them, keep reading!

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What You Need To Know About Flat Feet

los-angeles-foot-doctors-best-findFlat feet is a condition in which your foot (or feet) lacks a normal arch when you are standing. Your entire foot will touch the ground if you have flat feet.

Flat feet is usually painless, but may cause problems in your other lower extremities, including your ankles and knees.

To learn what you can do about flat feet, keep reading!

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Why Flip-Flops Are Bad For Your Feet

los-angeles-foot-surgeons-doctorsAs we near spring, the weather is warming up in some parts of the country.

With the warmer weather, usually comes sandals and flip flops

However, if worn too frequently, your flip flops can actually lead to foot pain.

To learn why, keep reading!

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When Bunions Lead To Toe Dislocation

los-angeles-foot-surgeonA bunion is a bony “bump” that usually appears on the side of the foot at the base of the big toe. Contrary to popular belief, a bunion isn’t an extra growth of the bone.

The bones inside the foot have actually shifted direction. If a bunion is not treated, it can actually lead to the complete dislocation of the toe. What should you do if this happening? Keep reading!

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Common Childhood Foot Problems

los-angeles-foot-doctorMany times, the problems that children have with their feet are diagnosed structural development that kids will outgrow.

While that is sometimes true, it is not always the case.

When should you consult a doctor about your child’s feet? Keep reading!

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Advances In Bunion Surgery

podiatrists-los-angelesMore than 20 percent of Americans currently suffer from bunions, and about 66 percent will develop a bunion within their lifetimes.

While surgery isn’t always needed, sometimes it may be the only option if the bunion is interfering with normal life and work.

The good news is bunion surgeries have advanced, keep reading!

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What Causes Swollen Ankles And Feet?

los-angeles-podiatristMost people experience swollen feet and ankles in their lives. Most of the time, this condition is not serious and will resolve it quickly, but sometimes it can be a sign of a health problem that requires medical attention.

To find out what causes swollen feet and ankles, and what to do about it, keep reading!

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Bunions In Kids

foot-doctors-california-los-angelesBunions are normally associated with adults, but juvenile bunions can also form.

The usual causes are the foot structure and gait (walk) that children inherit, which causes the big toe to lean inward, creating problems in alignment for several bones in the foot. Bunions can also be caused by trauma or injury.

To learn what you should do, keep reading!

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