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Options for Painful Bunions

A bunion is a deformity of a joint at the base of the big toe. Bunions develop when the metatarsal bone turns outward, forcing the big toe to point…

Advice for Marathon Training

Marathon Training Since winter is officially over (it never really happened in Southern California), that means there’s no excuse for not getting outside and enjoying the beautiful weather. One…

Can Running Shoes Do More Harm Than Good?

Good running shoe choices Before you consider spending your well-earned money on new trainers, or expensive running shoes, it might be beneficial to consider if the benefits outweigh the…

Benefits of Orthotics

Evidence suggests that orthotics help relieve painful knee symptoms and possibly help prevent injury in athletes. The key may be pronation control, which in turn affects leg internal rotation…

Heel Pain in Young Athletes

At Advanced Foot & Ankle in Long Beach, California, we put a special emphasis on treating young athletes and educating them about the ways to properly care for…

High risk of injury seen in Trampoline arenas

Trampoline arenas are popping up everywhere. Although they are very fun for kids, they come with high chance of serious injuries such as foot fracture, ankle fracture, sprains…