February is American Heart Month, and at Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we want to recognize this important opportunity for our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area patients to make healthy changes to reduce the risk of heart disease.
At Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we know that one of the major fears our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area senior patients have is falling. And with good reason: falls are the number one cause of fatal injuries to older people.
Sometimes, what appears to be a hammertoe may actually be an issue with the plantar plate ligament. In both, the case of a hammertoe and a plantar plate ligament injury, the toe may bend downward at the joint.
At Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we recommend that our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area patients inspect their feet regularly. One thing to look for is changes in the skin on your feet. There are several podiatric conditions that are related to the skin.
At Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we see it happen every year: our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area patients resolve to get in shape in the New Year and soon after are in our Long Beach office with a foot or ankle injury.
Smelly feet can be embarrassing, but it’s important that you discuss it with podiatrists. The cause of the odor is usually a bacteria and/or fungus that is in your shoe and combines with the sweat on your skin to produce the foul odor.
It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, and at Superior Foot & Ankle Care Center, we know that many of our Douglas Park/Los Angeles County area patients will be thinking about starting new exercise regimens. One of the best and easiest fitness activities you can do is walking.
You can prevent damage from diabetes by taking some extra care with your feet. Here are six ways to ensure good foot health if you have diabetes
Wearing shoes that are ill-fitting and of lesser quality can result in a host of ankle and foot problems and even injuries and foot deformities over time. Below are some tips on getting the best for your feet
Parents everywhere may have difficulty discerning when their children have a foot problem versus average complaining, aches, and pains, etc. Here are some guidelines