Foot & Ankle Blog

Does Ingrown Toenail Surgery Hurt?

Does Ingrown Toenail Surgery Hurt?

Living with an ingrown toenail is almost impossible, as it makes your feet uncomfortable since it results in swelling, infection, or toe pain. This problem is common with the big toe and happens when the nail can’t fit well in the side groove because of a damaged nail...

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5 Tips for Easing Ingrown Toenail Pain

5 Tips for Easing Ingrown Toenail Pain

Ingrown toenails are not only unsightly in open-toed shoes, but they can also be extremely painful. The good news is that you don’t need to suffer. As podiatrists, we’re happy to share some of our trade secrets with you. An ingrown toenail is a very common issue that...

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Don’t Let Plantar Warts Haunt Your Feet!

Don’t Let Plantar Warts Haunt Your Feet!

You may have seen them before on the soles of your own feet or others; small, callous-like growths. They're called plantar warts, and while they might not be the prettiest things in the world, they're usually pretty harmless. We want to answer all your questions about...

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How Long Does Clubfoot Treatment Take?

How Long Does Clubfoot Treatment Take?

Clubfoot is a congenital condition involving the feet turning inward and downward. It affects one in every 1,000 births worldwide. Although the cause of clubfoot is unknown, it's believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Left untreated,...

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Living with Arthritis of the Foot or Ankle

Living with Arthritis of the Foot or Ankle

Arthritis in the feet or ankles can often feel inhibiting and punishing – almost like a prison sentence. The things you love to do and places you want to be can start to come with plenty of second-guessing as to whether they’re worth the potential pain. Arthritis can...

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Treating Forefoot Adduction in Children

Treating Forefoot Adduction in Children

There are many different terms that describe various specific misalignments in a child’s feet, such as clubfoot and skewfoot. Forefoot adduction tends to be a bit simpler and more general of a term, and is among the most common symptoms that can be noted at birth....

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Answers to Questions on Skewfoot

Answers to Questions on Skewfoot

At Southern California Foot & Ankle Specialists, we are highly committed to helping children and their families through the journey of managing and correcting congenital birth defects and deformities. While clubfoot receives particular focus, there are many other...

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