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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  • Teen Foot Troubles Dr. Harvey Danciger explains tarsal coalition and Sever’s disease – two foot conditions that can occur in teenage feet.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kids Playground No-No's With school coming up it's critical for kids to understand what's acceptable on the playground and what's not. Be clear with what's expected of their behavior.
  • In-Toeing in Children: What You Should Know In-toeing in children, or walking on the insides of the feet, could be related to hooked foot, tibial torsion, or femoral torsion. Dr. Danciger can help!
  • Take Extra Care With Children’s Injuries When there is a severe injury to a child's foot or ankle, a podiatrist should be seen to make sure there is not an injury to the growth plate.
  • Back To School-A Time to Examine Your Feet Yearly foot check ups before school starts are always a good idea to check in and make sure foot health and growth are progressing normally.