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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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8/23/2016
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Shoe Shopping Tips to Prevent Injuries and Bunions

Knowing what shoes to look for—and how to shop for them—can help you avoid pain, injuries, and even bunions down the line, says Dr. Danciger.

Category: Footwear

8/16/2016
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What Your Treads Are Saying About Your Feet

An old pair of shoes might have a lot to say about your feet and your walking gait biomechanics! Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA explains.

Category: Footwear

8/9/2016
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Solutions for Nerve Problems in Feet

Nerve problems in feet are common—especially for those with diabetes—but our office in Palm Desert provides numerous treatment solutions.

Category: Peripheral Neuropathy

8/2/2016
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Preparing Yourself for Foot Surgery

Surgery is only half the equation—properly preparing yourself and following aftercare instructions is critical, too, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Foot Surgery

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7/26/2016
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Unsteady Shuffling: What Could Unbalance You

Aging, injury, nerve conditions, and other issues can lead to an unsteady, shuffling gait, but such problems may be fixable, says Dr. Danciger.

Category: General

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7/19/2016
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Keep Your Balance at Any Age

Like any other skill, practice makes perfect when it comes to balance. Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA explains what you can do to improve stability.

Category: General

7/12/2016
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Tips to Prevent Falls at Home

Good shoes, taking good care of your feet, cleaning up clutter, and other strategies can help you create a safer, fall-free home environment.

Category: General

7/6/2016
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Stronger Ankles Mean Better Balance

Whether you’re rehabbing an injury or just getting a bit older, ankle strength exercises can help you stay strong on your feet, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: General Foot Care

6/28/2016
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When Kids Get Bunions

Bunions aren’t just an adult problem—kids and adolescents can suffer from these bony foot bumps as well, says Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA.

Category: Children's Feet

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6/14/2016
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Protect Your Feet from the California Sun

Feet need sun protection, too! Remember to wear closed shoes or apply sunscreen to the tops of your feet when you go out this summer.

Category: Skin Problems

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6/7/2016
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Not All Heel Pain is Plantar Fasciitis

Although plantar fasciitis is the most common form of heel pain, similar symptoms can be caused by a range of conditions, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Heel & Arch Pain

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6/1/2016
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Stop Hiding Your Feet: Beat Fungal Toenails

You don’t have to hide your summer feet! Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA offers advanced laser therapy for defeating ugly fungal toenails.

Category: Laser Therapy

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5/24/2016
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The Problem with Overpronation

Many people overpronate, and while not all cases require treatment, some can cause pain and increased injury risk, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: General

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5/17/2016
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Laser Therapy: The New Weapon Against Pain and Inflammation

Laser therapy is an exciting new treatment option for those with chronic pain and inflammation. Dr. Danciger is proud to offer this service.

Category: Laser Therapy

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5/10/2016
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Halt and Manage Nerve Pain in Feet and Ankles

Dr. Harvey Danciger shares some strategies and treatment methods for relieving pain and halting progression of nerve damage in feet and ankles.

Category: Peripheral Neuropathy

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5/3/2016
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Reading Shoe Wear Patterns

If your feet hurt after running, your shoe treads might be able to clue you into whether pronation problems may be culpable, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: General Foot Care

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4/26/2016
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How Alcohol Poisons Your Nerves

Alcohol abuse can reduce nutrients vital to nerves and is correlated with poor nutrition, according to Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA.

Category: Diseases Affecting Feet

4/19/2016
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Stand Tough Against Tingling Feet

Many Americans who suffer from symptoms of paresthesia, a tingling or numbing sensation often present in feet, but there is treatment for it.

Category: Diabetic Foot Care

4/12/2016
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Living Your Fullest with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Although there’s no known cure for rheumatoid arthritis, you can still take steps to live a full life with as little pain as possible, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Arthritis

4/5/2016
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Know Your Joint Pain: Types of Arthritis

Arthritis can come in many different forms. Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert explains some of the most common sources of foot & ankle joint pain.

Category: Arthritis

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3/29/2016
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Southern California Sports Injuries

When it comes to sports injuries in southern California, Dr. Harvey Danciger is the one to see when you need effective foot or ankle care.

Category: General

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3/15/2016
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Solutions for Injury-Related Swelling

Swelling after an injury can be managed at home via RICE therapy, or by professional treatment such as laser therapy, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Sports Injuries

3/8/2016
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At-Home Tactics to Relieve Ball of Foot Pain

Ball of foot pain, also known as metatarsalgia, can often respond to gentle at-home remedies and procedures, says Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert.

Category: Heel Pain

3/1/2016
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Why You Need the Right Shoe for the Right Sport

Don’t expect your blown-out sneakers to multitask! Athletes need the right shoe for the right sport to prevent injury, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Sports Injuries

2/23/2016
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Not Just Lungs: Smoking Is Bad for Feet, Too

Everyone knows smoking is bad for you, but did you know your feet can be one of the hardest-hit areas? Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA explains.

Category: Diseases Affecting Feet

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