What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis in Feet

foot-specialists-los-angelesRheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that affects multiple joints in the body, but usually  starts in the small joints of the hands and feet.

Rheumatoid arthritis happens when the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. The same microbes that protect the body from infection can damage normal tissue.

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Do You Have a Bunion? Here’s What to Do (Video)

los-angeles-foot-surgeonA bunion appears to be a bump on the side of the big toe.

However, it’s for more than just a bump.

When the big toe leans toward the second toe, this throws the bones out of alignment, which produces the bunion’s “bump.”

What should you do if you have a bunion? Keep reading!

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Painful Foot Injuries in the Winter

foot-doctors-los-angeles-podiatristDuring  winter months, some hospitals report up to a 500 percent increase in emergency room visits.

Slippery walking conditions and winter sports like ice skating, snowboarding and sledding are some of the leading causes of foot-related injuries.

What’s one of most common foot injuries in the winter? Keep reading!

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How to Prevent Running Injuries

los-angeles-podiatristMany folks who run for sport or recreation have to deal with some kind of foot injury.

When people become more active, their rate of injury actually rises, but the recovery time for active people is much lower then people with sedentary life styles.

How do you prevent running injuries from happening? Keep reading!

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Are Stylish Winter Boots Bad For Your Feet?

los-angeles-podaitrist-foot-doctorWinter’s women’s boots usually feature tall, spiked heels and narrow, pointed toes.

However, these boots can make your feet unstable on snow and ice-covered surfaces.

How can you avoid foot problems, but still wear stylish boots? Keep reading!

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Is There a Healthy Way to Wear High Heels?

foot-doctors-los-angeles-caAre your killer heels killing you more than you think?

High heels are one of the biggest factors for foot problems in women, from ingrown toenails to irreversible damage to leg tendons, but ladies still enjoy wearing them.

Is there a healthy way to wear high heels?

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