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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  • Tackling Athlete’s Foot Fungus If your foot is itchy, dry, burning, and peeling, athlete’s foot fungus is probably the culprit. Dr. Harvey Danciger explains how to treat the fungus.
  • 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.
  • Exercising Your Toes Harvey R. Danciger, D.P.M. in Palm Desert, CA explains the importance of exercising your toes and provides examples of how it can be done.
  • Runner's Knee | Palm Desert Knee Pain Runner's knee can put a damper on a running routine. Palm Desert podiatrist, Dr. Harvey Danciger can help put an end to the pain. Contact our office, today!
  • Exercising with Osteoarthritis Many Palm Desert residents suffer from osteoarthritis. Exercising can help relieve pain. Dr. Danciger discusses the best ways to exercise with osteoarthritis.
  • 6 Foods That Every Runner Should Eat! Runners generally eat healthy, but certain foods are essential for performance & energy: complex carbs, bananas, sweet potatoes, beans, Greek yogurt, and more.
  • Is running on blacktop bad for your feet/legs? Running on blacktop can cause pain and damage to joints in both your feet and your legs. This is related to shoes, running surface, and style of running.
  • Are You Running Green? Running and caring for the environment can go hand in hand when you plan accordingly and make the right purchases according to podiatrist Dr. Danciger.
  • Motivation to run is part of your biological makeup Humans were programmed to run. We were designed to respond to the chemical reactions of endorphin's and other mood altering chemicals.
  • Find new places to run this summer! Regularly finding new places to run can rejuvenate you and spark motivation to get out and stay active. Here's some tips from Runner's World for finding trails.
  • A Work Out for the Working Man It's hard to find time to workout, but the good news is you don't need a gym membership or hours a day to do it. These are exercises that can be done at work.
  • Training Tips to Get Back into Your Workout Routine Use these spring training tips to get back outside and stay fit in order to prevent foot injuries from occurring and derailing your workout routine.
  • Obesity and Foot Pain Foot pain shouldn't stop anyone who's overweight from exercising. There are plenty of low impact exercises for people who can't take the pressure on their feet.