Foot Care

Overpronation

The Dangers of Overpronation: A Direct Cause of Some of the Most Common andPainful Foot conditions

By David Cheskis, DPM, AACFAS, DABPM We often take our feet for granted, neglecting the crucial role they play in our everyday activities. The way we walk and run can significantly impact the health of our feet. Overpronation, a common biomechanical issue, occurs when the foot excessively rolls inward while walking or running. While it …

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Bunion

The Benefits of Early Surgical Intervention for Bunions

By Pedram A. Hendizadeh, DPM, FACFAS Bunions can cause discomfort and impact daily activities.  As a podiatrist specializing in bunion surgery with the latest techniques, I believe that early surgical intervention can offer significant benefits for patients. In this blog, we will explore the advantages of opting for early treatment to address bunions promptly. 1. Prevents …

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Capsulitis

Understanding Capsulitis of the Second Metatarsophalangeal Joint 

By Pedram A. Hendizadeh, DPM, FACFAS Introduction:Capsulitis of the second metatarsophalangeal joint is a common condition that affects the forefoot. It occurs when the joint capsule, a fibrous structure that helps stabilize the joint, becomes inflamed and painful. This condition often presents with symptoms such as pain, swelling, and difficulty walking. Causes and Risk Factors:Capsulitis can be …

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Blisters

Blisters on Your Feet: Understanding, Treating, and Preventing for Better Foot Health

By Pedram A. Hendizadeh, DPM, FACFAS Introduction: Dealing with painful blisters on your feet can be quite a nuisance. Whether caused by friction, ill-fitting shoes, or excessive moisture, blisters can disrupt your daily activities. In this blog, we will provide you with valuable information on what causes blisters, effective treatment options, and essential tips to prevent them, …

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The Importance of Wearing Socks: Preventing Injuries During Activities

By Pedram A. Hendizadeh, DPM, FACFAS As a podiatrist, I cannot stress enough the importance of wearing socks during physical activities.  Socks are not just a fashion accessory; they serve a critical role in maintaining foot health and preventing injuries. In this blog, we will discuss the significant benefits of wearing socks and how they can …

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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy: A Revolutionary Solution for Foot-RelatedMusculoskeletal Problems

By David Cheskis, DPM, AACFAS, DABPM Foot-related problems can be a major hindrance to one’s daily activities and overall quality of life. The constant pain and discomfort caused by conditions like plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, neuromas and heel spurs can severely limit mobility and productivity. Fortunately, modern medicine has provided us with a game-changing solution: …

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