Dr. Danciger offers a wide variety of articles covering all types of foot and ankle conditions.

Search our Article Library for answers to questions you may have about your feet. Dr. Danciger adds articles regularly so that patients can have the latest and most relevant information. 

Understanding the different kinds of problems with your feet is the best way to prevent and treat them. Patients make the best decisions when they are fully informed. The Article Library is an excellent learning tool for understanding all kinds of foot conditions, injuries, diseases, and deformities. It's also a great resource for answers to common questions like, "Is toenail fungus contagious?", "Should I be concerned about swollen feet?", or  "How can I prevent ingrown toenails?"

Not only can you find valuable information in our patient library, but we also provide excellent information on our blogs every week. By following us on twitter or checking out our facebook page, you can also follow links to interesting foot-related issues and see what others are saying about feet.

Still have questions? Feel free to contact our office with any questions or concerns.

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  • Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot should be treated as soon as it develops to prevent spreading to other areas or even other people, says Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert.
  • Skin Cancer on Feet Unfortunately, skin on feet is not immune to dangerous forms of cancer. Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA explains common types and treatments.
  • Plantar Melanoma: Skin Cancer on the Underside of the Feet Malignant melanoma that occurs on the bottom of the foot (plantar melanoma) can be very difficult to detect—and very dangerous, says Dr. Harvey Danciger.
  • Fungal Toenails Trust Harvey Danciger, DPM to provide you with the information you need to know about fungal toenails, including causes and treatment options.
  • Wounds on Diabetic Feet Puncture wounds may not bleed much, but quick and thorough care is required to minimize infection risk, says Coachella Valley podiatrist Harvey Danciger.
  • Skin and Nail Conditions Harvey R. Danciger, DPM discusses many of the nail and skin conditions he commonly sees and treats at his podiatry practice in Palm Desert, CA.
  • Ganglion Cysts—Mysterious Lumps and Bumps A soft lump that appears on your foot could be a ganglion cyst—or something more serious. Find out for sure from Dr. Harvey Danciger in Palm Desert, CA.
  • Blisters on Your Feet A blister needs the right care and treatment to avoid pain and infection. Harvey R. Danciger, DPM explains how blisters happen and what to do about them.
  • Black Toenails If your toenails are black it could be because of a foot trauma. There are different treatments that Dr. Harvey Danciger can perform to help you heal.
  • Sesamoid Injuries Harvey R. Danciger, DPM in Palm Desert, CA discusses sesamoid injuries, what symptoms to look for and treatment options available.
  • Dry, Itchy Athlete's Foot Athlete's foot is a condition affecting many, especially athletes, caused by coming into contact with a fungal bacteria in infested footwear or on the floor.
  • Capsulitis Too much stooping and crouching can lead to toe pain from overstretched ligaments, called capsulitis. Dr. Harvey Danciger, DPM, in Palm Desert, CA explains.
  • Corns & Calluses Corns and Calluses are areas of rough, hard skin can become painful if not taken care of. Dr. Danciger explains the difference and offers treatment options.
  • Heel Fissures Palm Desert, CA Heel fissures are cracks in the skin caused by excessive dryness. If left untreated, infection may develop. Palm Desert's Dr. Danciger discusses the condition.
  • Ingrown Toenails | Palm Desert Podiatrist Ingrown toenails can be a painful result of trimming your toenails too short. Palm Desert podiatrist, Dr. Harvey Danciger can help with proper treatment.
  • Nail Care: How to Trim the Right Way Trimming your nails correctly is sure to save you pain and risk of infection later. Ingrown toenails occur frequently because of improper trimming techniques.
  • Nail Fungus Treatment Palm Desert, CA Nail fungus can be a stubborn condition to treat, therefore it is important to seek care from a podiatrist quickly. Palm Desert's Dr. Harvey Danciger can help!
  • Pedicures While pedicures are appreciated by feet, you want to make sure you're getting them at the right place and in the correct way. A bad pedicure is bad for health.
  • Preventing Dry Feet According to Palm Desert podiatrist Harvey Danciger, keeping yourself hydrated and applying moisturizer regularly are key for preventing and treating dry feet.
  • Toenail Fungus Infections Fungus can make your toenails thick, yellow and brittle. To avoid it, wear shoes, clean socks, and wash your feet with warm soapy water.