Parents Can Help Kids Avoid Foot Problems With The Right Shoes

surgeon-foot-los-angelesDid you know that your child’s feet can grow up to two sizes in six months?

Before you head to the store to buy your kids some shoes,  there are a few things you should know before you fork over you heard-earned cash.

Keep reading for tips on how the right shoes can prevent and minimize foot problems!

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Do Your Feet Get Sore From Biking?

podiatrists-los-angelesDo you suffer from sore feet after a bike ride, or during a ride?

Foot pain due to biking is common. Soreness can be caused by ill-fitting footwear or incorrect cleat position.

Pain may be the result of an underlying foot condition such as plantar fasciitis or another issue. To learn more, keep reading!

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Could You Have A Broken Toe?

foot-doctors-californiaUnfortunately, your toes can be broken just like any other bone in your body.

Because the toes are at the front of the feet, they are likely to experience injuries. When trauma occurs to a toe, it can be painful break or fracture. Sometimes repeated activity can place stress on the toes as well.

How do you know if you have a broken toe?  Keep reading.

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Why Flip Flops Are Bad For Your Feet

foot-surgeon-los-angelesDuring the summer months, it’s common for people to wear flip flops.

Despite their popularity, flip flops are not good footwear and long term effects of flip flops can cause serious issues.

Why are flip flops a problem for feet? Keep reading!

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Five Things You Should Know About Your Feet

Podiatrist-Los-AngelesIt’s often amazing how much we don’t know about our own bodies, including our feet.

While we don’t have to go to medical school, it wouldn’t hurt us to know more about our feet in order to take better care of them and get them the care they need.

To learn five things about your feet, keep reading!

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Women’s Foot Pain & What To Do About It

podiatrist-los-angelesWomen are usually more likely to have foot problems than men.

This can happen because of physical differences in the structure of the foot, muscles and ligaments, shape and length of the arch, width of the forefoot, size of toes and hormones.

To find out what you can do to keep your feet healthy, keep reading!

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Can Foot Problems Cause Shin Or Knee Pain?

Los-Angeles-PodiatristDo you have shin splints or knee pain? The cause could be your foundation, i.e. your feet.

Weak feet or ankles that lack stability can cause several problems. Feet determine which muscles will be emphasized when your body moves. If your feet are weak, then your balance can be off.

To learn more, keep reading!

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