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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…

Increased exercise and new injuries

As spring draws near, the days get longer, and we get anxious for summer, a lot of us start to increase our level of exercise. Whether running, cycling, or…

Achilles tendon pain

A recent article from USA today about Clippers’ player, Chauncey Billups, and his Achilles injury: http://www.usatoday.com/sports/basketball/nba/clippers/story/2012-02-08/Chauncey-Billups-vows-to-return-from-injury/53011366/1 Ouch! Achilles injuries don’t just happen to professional athletes. Achilles tendinitis can happen…

Find us on facebook!

We’ve started a new facebook page. It will be a great place to find foot care advice & news about the office. We hope you’ll check it out. Feel…

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

If you have diabetes, you are at risk for peripheral neuropathy (nerve dysfunction and pain). Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy are burning, tingling, numbness, and other abnormal sensations. This typically…

High Heels & Foot Pain

Wish you could wear high heels without the pain? Me too! So why do they hurt so much? High heels completely change the mechanics of our feet, putting…