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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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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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2/16/2016
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Diet Tips for Healthy Nerves

Your nerves need certain vitamins and nutrients in order to stay healthy and strong, especially if you have neuropathy, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Peripheral Neuropathy

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2/8/2016
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How Men Get Bunions

Yes, men get bunions too. Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA talks about why this common foot deformity affects more than just women.

Category: Bunions

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2/2/2016
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Selecting Surgery for Your Neuroma

Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA discusses when surgery might be considered for a Morton’s neuroma, as well as available procedures.

Category: General

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1/26/2016
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Helping Kids with Ingrown Toenails

Kids commonly suffer from ingrown toenails, but fortunately there are steps you can take to help relieve the pain, says Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA.

Category: Children's Feet

1/19/2016
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Helping Hikers Avoid Heel Pain

Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA provides tips on how Palm Desert hikers can prevent and manage heel pain symptoms on the local trails.

Category: Heel & Arch Pain

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1/12/2016
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Why You Should Never Delay Bunion Care

Bunions are a progressive condition, meaning without taking action they will only get worse, and harder to treat. Dr. Harvey Danciger explains.

Category: Bunions

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1/5/2016
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New Year’s Resolutions for Halting Heel Pain

Dr. Harvey Danciger provides some suggested resolutions to help keep heel pain at bay, but don’t forget to come in to have painful symptoms treated!

Category: Heel Pain

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12/30/2015
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What to Expect from Ankle Surgery Recovery

Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA in Coachella Valley explains what his patients can expect about recovery and rehab after their ankle surgery.

Category: Foot & Ankle Injuries

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12/15/2015
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Don’t Underestimate an Ankle Sprain

Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA advises his patients to take ankle sprains seriously—failure to treat them correct can lead to other complications.

Category: Ankle Sprains

12/8/2015
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Top Strategies for Steadying an Unstable Ankle

Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA shares top treatment strategies for steadying ankle instability and preventing future sprains.

Category: Ankle Sprains

12/2/2015
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Why Ankles Get Wobbly

Repeated ankle sprains that don’t heal properly can lead to chronic instability and wobbling, according to Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA.

Category: Foot & Ankle Injuries

11/25/2015
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Practical Tips for Preventing Hammertoes

Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA shares shoe selection advice and other tips to help you prevent a case of hammertoes (or keep it from worsening).

Category: Hammertoes

11/17/2015
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Halting Hammertoes Before You Need Surgery

Seeking treatment right when you first notice symptoms is the best way to keep a case of hammertoes from requiring surgery, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Hammertoes

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