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Foot Injuries in Kids: What to look for

Foot Injuries in Kids: What to look for

With the kickoff of another school year, kids hurry back to school in their shiny new clothes and shoes.  Excited to be social again after a long summer with the family, kids are quickly hit with the reality of homework and listening and studying and exams.  The bounce in their step sometimes turns into dragging feet.  Sometimes there are other read more »

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What you need to know before booking your next pedicure!

What you need to know before booking your next pedicure!

Spas and foot salons have always been a popular way to relax and pamper one’s self (and one’s feet!)  However, pedicures and shared footbaths can potentially lead to unwanted toe conditions such as infections and ingrown toenails.  You can avoid potential health risks and the possibility of dealing with unnecessary problems by following a few simple safety tips. Before booking read more »

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Beat the 6 Most Common Walking Pains

Beat the 6 Most Common Walking Pains

Walking is pretty much universally considered the safest form of exercise, right? Well, yes, but it’s not completely without its risks. If your walking routine is interrupted by aches and pains, you should do what you can to address them early on. What seems like a minor pain could worsen and prevent you from exercising altogether. Here are some tips read more »

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5 Common Questions about Treating Ingrown Toenails

5 Common Questions about Treating Ingrown Toenails

Santa Monica podiatrist answers common questions about ingrown toenails: How do ingrown toenails happen? Ingrown toenails commonly present in all age groups. Usually they present with a red swollen area along the side of the toe. They may or may not present with drainage from the site, but they are painful. Why are ingrown nails so painful? Due to local read more »

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