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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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2/8/2016
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How Men Get Bunions | Coachella Valley Podiatrist

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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Surgery for Your Neuroma Palm Desert, CA

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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Ingrown Toenail Treatment Palm Desert, CA

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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Avoiding Heel Pain Palm Desert, CA

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 Palm Desert, CA

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 in The Valley

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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Ankle Surgery Recovery Palm Desert, CA

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 Palm Desert, CA

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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Preventing Hammertoes Palm Desert, CA

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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11/10/2015
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Should You Have a Podiatrist Watch You Walk?

Everybody’s stride is a little different. By watching you walk, a podiatrist like Harvey Danciger can help determine causes and treatments for dealing with pain

Category: General Foot Care

11/3/2015
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Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Palm Desert, CA

Combined with expert treatment, careful home care for peripheral neuropathy can significantly improve symptoms and prognosis, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.

Category: Peripheral Neuropathy

10/20/2015
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Overpronation Issues Palm Desert, CA

Smart choices about footwear are great ways to manage overpronation issues. Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA can help with this and other strategies.

Category: General

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10/13/2015
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How to Tell Your Pronation Style Palm Desert, CA

Assessing your tread wear or measuring your arch height can provide vital clues about your pronation style, says Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA.

Category: General Foot Care

10/6/2015
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Understanding Pronation and Its Problems | Palm Desert, CA

Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA explains pronation, and why excessive overpronation or supination can lead to pain and injury, especially for runners.

Category: General Foot Care

10/1/2015
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Yoga for Shin Splints | Palm Desert, CA

Yoga to stretch and strengthen leg muscles is a great way to help prevent recurrence of shin splints, says Harvey Danciger, DPM of Palm Desert, CA.

Category: Athletic Injuries

9/22/2015
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What to Expect from Neuroma Surgery | Palm Desert, CA

Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA explains what to expect—and what you don’t have to worry about—during and after surgery for Morton’s neuroma.

Category: General Foot Care

9/15/2015
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When Neuroma Surgery Might Be Best | Palm Desert, CA

When conservative treatments like metatarsal pads or shoe modifications aren’t enough, trust Harvey Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert with your neuroma surgery.

Category: Foot Surgery

9/9/2015
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How Physical Therapy Can Help with Heel Pain | Palm Desert

Various types of physical therapy can help you minimize pain and swelling and recover faster from heel pain, says Harvey Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert, CA.

Category: Heel Pain

9/1/2015
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Top Ways to Increase Your Circulation | Palm Desert, CA

Exercise, elevation, and quitting smoking can all help improve slow circulation in your feet and legs, says Harvey Danciger, DPM of Palm Desert.

Category: General Foot Care

8/25/2015
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Where You Picked Up Those Fungal Nails | Palm Desert, CA

Harvey Danciger, DPM of Palm Desert, CA explains common causes behind a case of fungal toenails, along with tips for avoiding them.

Category: Toenail Problems

8/18/2015
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Tips for Avoiding Fungal Nails

Good hygiene, keeping feet dry, and avoiding contact with damp environments all help prevent fungal toenail infections, says Harvey Danciger, DPM.

Category: Toenail Problems

8/11/2015
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Stretches for a Tight Achilles | Palm Desert, CA

According to Dr. Harvey Danciger, several basic stretches can help you relax a tight Achilles tendon and strengthen your supporting muscles to relieve pain.

Category: Foot & Ankle Injuries