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California Podiatrist Blogs About Current Leg and Foot Health Topics

Perhaps you recently suffered a sports-related injury. Perhaps your child broke his ankle on the school playground. Perhaps you want to learn more about the latest trends in running shoes. Perhaps you are bothered by arch pain. Perhaps you are worried about foot complications stemming from diabetes. Whatever your situation, we believe you will find something that addresses your concerns by reading our blog posts. Our blog is written by our knowledgeable California podiatry team to provide you with insights into the health issues you face.


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3/25/2015
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Managing Arthritis through Exercise

A smart exercise program and a pair of good shoes can help you manage your arthritis pain and stay healthy and active. Harvey Danciger, DPM has more.

Category: Arthritis

3/19/2015
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The Pros and Cons of Bunion Surgery

Like any elective procedure, there are pros and cons to getting bunion surgery. What should you choose? Harvey Danciger, DPM can help you decide.

Category: Bunions

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3/11/2015
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Pain Relief for Foot and Ankle Tennis Injuries

In honor of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Harvey Danciger, DPM, of Palm Desert discusses common tennis-related foot injuries and how to treat them.

Category: Sports Injuries

3/4/2015
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Treatment Options for Bunionettes | Bunions | Palm Desert CA

Bunionettes may be small, but you’d better treat them well—they can cause major pain and problems. Harvey Danciger, DPM gives you the scoop.

Category: Bunions

2/24/2015
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Home Care Help for Haglund’s Deformity | Coachella Valley

Switching up your shoes, gentle stretching, and heel pads can all help you manage Haglund’s deformity pain at home, says Harvey Danciger, DPM.

Category: Footwear

2/19/2015
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Flat Feet | Falling Arches | Harvey Danciger, DPM

If fallen arches in your feet have your whole body sagging, build them back up with these stretches and exercises recommended by Harvey Danciger, DPM.

Category: Flat Feet

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2/11/2015
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Big Toe Pain from Little Round Bones

Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM, in Palm Desert, California shares information about big toe pain that can be caused by problems with your sesamoid bones.

Category: General Foot Care

2/4/2015
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Treatment for an Achilles Tendon Rupture | Palm Desert, CA

A ruptured Achilles tendon can be treated surgically or non-surgically. Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM, explains the strengths and weaknesses of each method.

Category: Sports Injuries

1/26/2015
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Tips for Relieving Nerve Pain in the Foot

Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM of Palm Desert, CA shares top at-home tips, remedies, and strategies for reducing touchy toe pain from Morton’s neuroma.

Category: General Foot Care

1/22/2015
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Big Injuries that Cause Chronic Ankle Pain

Even with proper treatment, chronic ankle pain can follow a big injury even years after the original problem. Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM, of Palm Desert explains.

Category: Foot & Ankle Injuries

1/14/2015
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Blisters | Exercising

Blisters are annoying, cause pain and discomfort, and are a threat to those with diabetes, so Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, explains how to get rid of them.

Category: Skin Problems

1/8/2015
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Preparing your Feet for a New Exercise Routine

Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, wants you to know that when you start a workout program, preparing feet for exercise is an important step before you begin.

Category: Exercise Health

12/30/2014
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Keeping Daily Diabetic Foot Care Habits for a New Year

As Palm Desert’s Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, explains, making a resolution to follow some simple diabetic foot care tips will help prevent serious issues.

Category: Diabetic Foot Care

12/23/2014
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Arthritis Pain Treatment Methods Including Laser Therapy

Don’t let arthritis pain get in your way of enjoying life. Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, is here to explain the various ways of dealing with aching feet.

Category: Arthritis

12/15/2014
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Treating Blisters on your Feet during Exercise

Blisters are annoying, cause pain and discomfort, and are a threat to those with diabetes, so Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, explains how to get rid of them.

Category: Skin Problems

12/10/2014
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Treating Achilles Tendinitis Pain with Laser Therapy

Achilles tendinitis pain can make for a rough time. Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM, of Palm Desert offers treatment options to get you playing with your pet again.

Category: Sports Injuries

12/1/2014
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Try Simple Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis Relief

Plantar fasciitis pain might make you want to walk straight to bed, but stretching can be a good way to find lasting relief. Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM, explains.

Category: General

11/25/2014
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Preventing Dry Skin on the Foot and Ankle

Dry and cracked feet can not only be unsightly, but painful too. Harvey Danciger, DPM, in Palm Desert, CA, offers tips on keeping your feet from dehydrating.

Category: Skin Problems

11/17/2014
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Laser Therapy: High-tech Help for Nerve Pain

Laser therapy can cast nerve pain in a new light, helping to reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Harvey Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert, CA explains.

Category: General

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11/11/2014
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Soothe Ball of Foot Pain With Three Easy Tips | Palm Desert, CA

Harvey R. Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert, CA explains that rest, icing and custom orthotics can help soothe ball of foot pain from metatarsalgia.

Category: Foot & Ankle Injuries

11/3/2014
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Home Help for Warts

Home remedies like apple cider vinegar and duct tape may help with a small wart, but you should see Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, for any progressive growth.

Category: Skin Problems

10/27/2014
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Best Foods to Avoid a Gout Attack | Palm Desert, CA

Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, in Palm Desert gives some advice on what foods to stay away from if you want to avoid a gout attack. Quick tip: don’t eat brains!

Category: Diseases Affecting Feet

10/20/2014
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Preventing Blisters at the Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade

A well-fitting pair of socks and shoes, and a little daily foot care, can aid you in preventing blisters, says Harvey R. Danciger, DPM.

Category: General

10/13/2014
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Exercises for Painful Hammertoes

Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA offers several exercises for hammertoes to help prevent curled digits from becoming stiff and painful.

Category: Hammertoes

10/7/2014
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Diabetic Socks: Worth the Investment? | Palm Desert, CA

Harvey R. Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert, CA explains the benefits of wearing diabetic socks to protect foot health and prevent injury if you have diabetes.

Category: Diabetic Foot Care