Foot & Ankle Blog

Do You Need Foot Surgery?

Foot surgery isn’t something that should ever be considered lightly. Don’t get us wrong—surgery is often the right choice for treatment, and our team of surgeons offers years of experience, advanced training and tools, and board certifications. If we recommend...

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Picture Time for Feet and Ankles!

Strike a pose! *snap* All done! That’s one for the scrapbook. -- Okay, so maybe you aren’t quite as excited to get your foot or ankle X-rayed as you were about sharing all those vacation photos on Facebook, or going through your old baby photos. But as they say, a...

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Should I Get a Second Opinion?

Let’s say you just got back from your appointment with a doctor—maybe even Dr. Spencer or Dr. Rodriguez—and you aren’t quite sure how to feel, or what to decide. Maybe you’re nervous about a surgery or other procedure that was recommended. Maybe you’re not convinced...

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How Infant Intoeing Is Treated

If you’re familiar with our doctors and practice, you’re no doubt aware that treatment of clubfoot in young children is one of our most important specialties—and a personal passion for both Dr. Spencer and Dr. Rodriguez. But there are other kinds of childhood foot...

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Family Matters When Treating Clubfoot

In America, about 1 in every 1,000 infants is born with clubfoot. It’s a lot more common than most people think! Sometimes the amount of twisting in the foot is so severe that the sole of the foot faces straight sideways, or even upward. Treating clubfoot is one of...

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World Clubfoot Day Is On the Way!

World Clubfoot Day is coming up in early June, and the Southern California Foot & Ankle Specialists team is gearing up for another round of family fun and activity to increase awareness, raise money, and bring people together! On the official World Clubfoot Day,...

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Valentine’s Day Special

For most people, Valentine's Day conjures visions of chocolate, romantic comedies, jewelry, and gifts. But for me, it’s not about expensive gifts, spending money, or extravagant dinners. It’s about remembering that I have some pretty special people in my life and...

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