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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  • Heel Pain: A Running Partner Many runners experience heel pain. Dr. Harvey Danciger explains why the repetitive stress of running can result in painful heels.
  • Achilles Tendon Pain There are many possible explanations for pain in or around the Achilles tendon. Dr. Harvey Danciger talks common causes of tendon pain.
  • Stretching Can Help Stymie Heel Pain Stretching is a central part of conservative treatment programs for many forms of heel pain. Dr. Danciger of Palm Desert, CA shares top stretches.
  • Not All Heel Pain is Plantar Fasciitis Although plantar fasciitis is the most common form of heel pain, similar symptoms can be caused by a range of conditions, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.
  • 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.
  • Heel Pain with Bursitis Heel pain is often caused by plantar fasciitis, but a bout of bursitis could be the culprit. Learn more from Harvey, R. Danciger, DPM of CA.
  • Home Remedies for Sore Feet Do your feet hurt at the end of the day? Dr. Harvey Danciger provides easy, safe, and effective home remedy tips to help alleviate sore feet.
  • Plantar Fasciitis Equals Painful Steps With so many activities to take part in Southern California, allowing pain from plantar fasciitis to interfere is not acceptable. Contact Dr. Danciger, today!
  • The Power of Orthotics Orthotics are a popular conservative method for treating many types of foot conditions. Palm Desert podiatrist, Dr. Harvey Danciger explains how they work.
  • High Arches and Foot Pain High arches can often result in painful foot conditions. You do not have to put up with it any longer! Contact Palm Desert podiatrist, Dr. Danciger for help!
  • Running With Flat Feet Running is a good way to build cardio strength but running with flat feet can be painful. Palm Desert Podiatrist Dr. Danciger specializes in treating this pain.
  • Magic Treatment for Heel Pain Dr. Danciger treats many patients with laser therapy to eliminate plantar fasciitis heel pain with great success. Contact our office today for more information!
  • Are you Walking on Marbles? The sensation of "walking on marbles" often has to do with a nerve abnormality or small benign tumor in the foot causing abnormal pain. Check other symptoms.
  • Rare Runners: Underpronation If you walk or run on the outside of their foot, it is known as Underpronation. This is the opposite of Overpronation, and is a gait that is exceptionally rare.
  • Foot Pain--What to do when it hurts Arch pain, arthritis, bunions, ankle pain, and pain in the ball of the foot all call for different types of action and treatment. Dr. Danciger discusses.
  • Foot Collapses Overnight! Posterior tibial tendon rupture can cause the arch of the foot to collapse overnight. Pain on inside of the arch occurs as a symptom and the foot looks normal.
  • Sharp, Stabbing Heel Pain If you feel sharp, stabbing, achy pain on the bottom of your heel you may be experiencing "plantar fasciitis" or also referred to as "plantar fasciosis."