Footnotes, The Foot & Ankle Blog - Page 4 of 29

8 Top Treatments our Doctors Use to Fix Plantar Fasciitis

8 Top Treatments our Doctors Use to Fix Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a strong web of ligament that runs along the bottom of your foot, from your heel bone (calcaneous) to the bones of your toes. It functions as a resilient shock absorber and supports the arch of your foot. What’s Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the name of the condition that occurs when repetitive overuse of the read more »

CONTINUE READING →

Got Gout? Your Risk for Heart Disease Just Doubled [new study]

Got Gout? Your Risk for Heart Disease Just Doubled [new study]

A new study from Duke University shows that those who suffer from gout have a significantly increased risk of heart disease. What causes gout? Gout is a type of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid in the blood stream. Uric acid is a natural product of normal food digestion. The kidneys are tasked with eliminating uric acid, but read more »

CONTINUE READING →

Flat Feet and Puffy Ankles, Expert Tips to Help Pregnant Feet

Flat Feet and Puffy Ankles, Expert Tips to Help Pregnant Feet

Pregnancy triggers many changes in a woman’s body, and some of them can seem overwhelming. Take, for example, the weight gain that pregnant women universally experience. It begins suddenly, and then relentlessly persists throughout your pregnancy. In addition to the weight gain attributable to the growth of the fetus and its surrounding support systems, your pregnant body becomes a virtual read more »

CONTINUE READING →

Treating Athlete’s Foot with Garlic? Prepare to Be Burned, Literally! 

Treating Athlete’s Foot with Garlic? Prepare to Be Burned, Literally! 

Here’s how a woman got burns and blisters on her foot after trying a home remedy. When it comes to home remedies for athlete’s foot, a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing A 45-year-old English woman suffering with a stubborn case of athlete’s foot read somewhere that garlic can help eliminate fungal infections. So, naturally enough, for the next read more »

CONTINUE READING →

What To Do When Your Toenail Is Falling Off

What To Do When Your Toenail Is Falling Off

Toenails!!!…huh…yeah. What are they good for? Absolutely nothing!!! (Apologies to Edwin Starr, the Temptations, and Bruce Springsteen). But it’s true, we don’t do much with our toenails. Our fingernails are still essential. Itches demand scratching. Our fingernails enable us to pick up small objects, and folks with a creative bent can paint them up like 10 tiny blank canvases on read more »

CONTINUE READING →
2022 Total 1st Party Reviews
4.9 out of 5 Stars
  • GatherUp
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Joseph M.
  • GatherUp
    Wonderful everyone was very professional and helpful
    Veronica F.
  • GatherUp
    I felt cared for
    Patti M.
  • GatherUp
    Always friendly, kind staff and Doctor!
    Sara J.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. Kelman always takes good care of me
    Marilyn L.
  • GatherUp
    Felt very welcomed and informed
    Stephen F.
  • GatherUp
    Great, as always.
    Judy C.
  • GatherUp
    Very efficient
    Sharon G.
  • GatherUp
    I absolutely loved my experience with Dr. Kellman, and the entire staff at the office as well as West hills surgical center.
    Lisa M.
  • GatherUp
    Happy with the service
    Adan M.
Same Day Appointments
Now Available!

Or call 877-989-9110

24 hours a day, 7 days a week