Archive for August, 2015

Sever’s Disease Sever’s Disease is a common cause of heel pain in kids, which can sometimes be very painful. This bone disorder is a result of inflammation of the growth plate in the heel. Kids that are most active will develop Sever’s Disease which also occurs during their growth spurts.  Such stress commonly results from […]

The Drought is Real: Easy tips to save water

The drought here in California and other parts of the country is real. There is the need for each one of us to do our part and conserve water. But, how do you begin? We have compiles a list of easy to follow and implement tips so save water.   Take short showers. Play music […]

Your Shoes Carry Bacteria and Fungus

Our office is proud to introduce an exciting item to help combat fungal infections. The SteriShoe is a great way to clean and sanitize your shoes. Neglecting your shoes may mean you are re-infecting your feet again and again.     The SteriShoe ultraviolet shoe sanitizer earned a Seal of Acceptance from the American Podiatric […]

Do I have a bunion?

A bunion is a “bump” on the joint at the base of the big toe that forms when the bone at the big toe joint moves out of place. This causes the toe to be forced to bend toward your other toes which cause an often painful lump of bone on the foot. Bunions may or may not […]

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

School is starting up this month and so it is time to think about healthy lunch ideas to pack for your children, you can also pack these for yourself! It is important to remember that children will share their food with their friends. Avoid packing any foods or snacks that contain nuts. Nuts make up […]

Do you have burning or tingling pain in your foot or toes?

If so, you may have a neuroma. “A neuroma is a painful condition, also referred to as a “pinched nerve” or a nerve tumor. It is a benign growth of nerve tissue frequently found between the third and fourth toes. It brings on pain, a burning sensation, tingling, or numbness between the toes and in […]

I think I sprained my ankle!

What is a sprain? A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect two or more bones at a joint. Sprains can be caused by falling, twisting or blow to the body forcing the joint out of its normal position.  Sprains can usually occur on the wrist and thumbs, but most […]

Do your shoes properly fit?

School is starting up this month and many of you will be taking your children shopping for new shoes. Do you know how to tell if the shoe properly fits your Childs’ foot? Below are a few tips to keep in mind while shopping for new shoes whether they are for you or your child. […]