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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  • Treating and Preventing Pump Bump Pump bump—technically known as Haglund’s deformity—is a condition that can lead to pain in the back of the heel, and especially if you often wear high-heeled footwear. Dr. Harvey Danciger takes the time to discuss this problem, including treatment options and prevention techniques so you can avoid the pain in the first place!
  • Why Your Heel Hurts Dr. Harvey Danciger explains the most likely reason your heels hurt—alongside some other common possibilities.
  • At-Home Tactics to Relieve Ball of Foot Pain Ball of foot pain, also known as metatarsalgia, can often respond to gentle at-home remedies and procedures, says Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert.
  • New Year’s Resolutions for Halting Heel Pain 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!
  • How Physical Therapy Can Help with Heel Pain 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.
  • Home Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis Rest, ice, proper footwear, and stretching are all great home remedies to try when dealing with plantar fasciitis heel pain, says Harvey Danciger, DPM.
  • The Many Causes of Heel Pain From plantar fasciitis to Achilles tendinitis, bursitis and more, Harvey Danciger, DPM of Palm Desert, CA investigates the many causes of heel pain.
  • Plantar Fasciitis: Laser Therapy Have stubborn heel pain from plantar fasciitis that just won’t go away? Laser therapy can aid your recovery, says Dr. Harvey Danciger of Palm Desert, CA.
  • Can cycling relieve your plantar fasciitis pain? Cycling is a great alternative sport while injured because it's low impact while delivering an excellent cardio vascular workout.
  • Plantar Plate: Not Something To Eat Off The plantar plate is a ligamentous like structure which is located under the metatarsal phalangeal joint. Dr. Danciger can help patients suffering with pain.