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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  • Is Bunion Surgery Your Only Option? Questions about bunion surgery are very common. Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert has answers, and we always welcome new questions, too!
  • Knowing When It’s Time for Toe Deformity Surgery If conservative care for a bunion, hammertoe, or other toe deformity is an option, Dr. Danciger will certainly be happy to provide it for you. Sometimes, however, toe deformities become severe and surgery is the best path forward. When this is the case, he may recommend using surgical intervention so you can find the relief you deserve.
  • 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.
  • When Neuroma Surgery Might Be Best When conservative treatments like metatarsal pads or shoe modifications aren’t enough, trust Harvey Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert with your neuroma surgery.
  • Best Practices to Help Feet Recover After Surgery Harvey R. Danciger discusses how the right preparation and adherence to post-operative instructions are key to a successful recovery from foot surgery.
  • Surgery: Not an Option for Everyone Research has found that bariatric surgery can effectively reverse diabetes or at least certain symptoms of diabetes. However, this surgery isn't for everyone.